Solved

How to restore individual mailbox on Exchange 2003 Backup

Posted on 2009-07-02
5
221 Views
Last Modified: 2012-08-14
Hi there

I have a NTBackup for Exchange 2003 Server and I've just want to restore one particular mailbox without overwriting the production one. Is this possible?

Or do I need to restore on different server (aka TEST server and restore the entire mailbox) ?

Thanks

0
Comment
Question by:dewacorp_alliances
  • 3
5 Comments
 
LVL 4

Accepted Solution

by:
Kraszi earned 63 total points
ID: 24761613
hi!

I would restore it on test server, if it is possible.

Kraszi
0
 
LVL 5

Assisted Solution

by:JohnmenZ
JohnmenZ earned 187 total points
ID: 24761621
NTBackup of Exchange server information store doesn't give you the ability to only restore individual mailbox.  however, you should be able to setup a recovery storage group on Exchange server, restore the whole database to it, then restore the mailbox from recocery storage group to production storage group.
0
 
LVL 5

Assisted Solution

by:JohnmenZ
JohnmenZ earned 187 total points
ID: 24761625
check this link to find out how to use recovery storage group:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa998782(EXCHG.65).aspx
0
 

Author Comment

by:dewacorp_alliances
ID: 24761773
That's what I though too.

Once you restore this, is there any possible to find the specific email outside this domain (ie. let sau the domain is @test.com on this exhange server ... I want to search let say from outsider@outsider.com) on every single mail box withougt opening one by one?

Is there any tools to do this? Free one perhaps or commercial?

Thanks

0
 
LVL 5

Assisted Solution

by:JohnmenZ
JohnmenZ earned 187 total points
ID: 24767035
0

Featured Post

Are your AD admin tools letting you down?

Managing Active Directory can get complicated.  Often, the native tools for managing AD are just not up to the task.  The largest Active Directory installations in the world have relied on one tool to manage their day-to-day administration tasks: Hyena. Start your trial today.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Disabling the Directory Sync Service Account in Office 365 will stop directory synchronization from working.
Follow this checklist to learn more about the 15 things you should never include in an email signature from personal quotes, animated gifs and out-of-date marketing content.
This video demonstrates how to sync Microsoft Exchange Public Folders with smartphones using CodeTwo Exchange Sync and Exchange ActiveSync. To learn more about CodeTwo Exchange Sync and download the free trial, go to: http://www.codetwo.com/excha…
This video shows how to quickly and easily add an email signature for all users on Exchange 2016. The resulting signature is applied on a server level by Exchange Online. The email signature template has been downloaded from: www.mail-signatures…

809 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question