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exchange 2010 restore an inbox subfolder

Pete
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can someone please advise on the powershell command (or GUI?) to restore a subfolder of a users mailbox.
backup folder of full server backup "\\backup\mail\ex1a"
exchange name - ex1
database name - staff
user - davjon
folder - inbox
subfolder - meetings
there are lots of messages mising in the folder and they're not in deleted items, how can this has happened, she swears she has not deleted them. corruption? can I see logs somewhere or something?
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Will SzymkowskiSenior Solution Architect
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Commented:
Take a look at this artical as it should help with your recovery...
http://blog.chrislehr.com/2009/10/exchange-2010-recovery-scenario-1.htm

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Commented:
yes I saw this before the posting, can you please advise on the command according to the names in first posting?
do you think it's mailbox corruption? can I check somehow?
Solutions Architect
Commented:
Create a mailbox call it userrecover and issue a

Restore-Mailbox -RecoveryMailbox userrecover -Identity davjon -RecoveryDatabase rdb1 -TargetFolder "Recovery"

then open the mailbox of userrecover and take all you need from it

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thanks akhater, what is the recoverydatabase rdb1? do i need to already have in place a database with that name?is the recovery database from backup, or installed by default? surely I am geting this mailbox from backup as the missing messages do not exist in the actual live database now?
AkhaterSolutions Architect

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to get the recovery database please follow the setps int he article liked to above