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How to locally backup hosted exchange data, ost file

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I have 15 users on a hosted exchange account. I know the host gives us 7 days of backups. But I just learned if I ever tap into that backup, they want $250.00. What is the best way to locally backup an .ost file? Thanks.
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there is some tools to backup the user profiles which will incluse the ost files, also you can configure it to backup only the ost file


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You could backup your .ost files using nearly any backup program.  keep in mind that you cannot backup this file while outlook is open.

here is one example of a small software package that backs up outlook (including .ost files).

http://www.argentuma.com/backup/outlook-backup.html

good luck.
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