I have just experienced my first disaster recovery for Exchange 2003. I had a "dirty shutdown" problem and fixted it with eseutil /p then a /d on the priv1.edb and the pub1.edb. Fortunately everything worked out but I did learn some things. I am using acronis True Image Enterprise Server 9.1 and it was backing everything up on a file level basis. I now know that this is not the way to go. I dont want to spend a lot of money on a backup program, is the acronis program suitable?