Merge recovered data from RSG into existing mailbox

Posted on 2011-03-01
Last Modified: 2012-06-21
Will this procedure duplicate emails, contacts, and calendar events through the merge? Does it run the risk of that happening?
Question by:effincomputers
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ID: 35010514
Also, will it overwrite existing data in folders that might have newer emails than from the date of the restored data?
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MichaelVH earned 334 total points
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Merging will normally NOT create duplicate data.
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I can also confirm that merging the data should not create duplicate entries.

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ID: 35013119
What about overriding folders with old data? Let's say I have a folder with old data missing, but some new messages received since. Will I lose the new messages as the old ones are merged? It sounds like no, but I would just like to see if anyone can confirm. Thanks.
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MichaelVH earned 334 total points
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as a merge will not delete any existing data, you'll be safe. So NO, you won't lose 'em :)

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