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Restore Exchange IS to disk instead of server

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I back up the entire Exch IS every night to tape (exluding individual mailboxes).
I want to restore my Priv.edb to disk instead of restoring the entire information store to a server.
That doesn't seem to be an option in Backup Exec.
What I'm trying to do is locate 1 email for 1 user that was mistakenly deleted and I'm not even sure it is on my oldest tape.  Suggestions?
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"""What I'm trying to do is locate 1 email for 1 user that was mistakenly deleted and I'm not even sure it is on my oldest tape""""

This is why you need to backup your mailboxes as well along with the IS.

Are you trying to use any software to read the files you restore, as when you restore your IS to a disk, it won't be in an edb format?
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Iamthecreator OM earned 2000 total points
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You cannot restore an IS or a MAILBOX store to a DISK
What you CAN do is use the RSG if you have Exchange 2003 or above.

             How to use Recovery Storage Groups in Exchange Server 2003
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824126


About restoring Exchange 2003 and Exchange 2007 data using the recovery storage  group
http://support.veritas.com/docs/299849 
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