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Backup Exec 2010 - Restore folder from mailbox to pst

Posted on 2011-03-22
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Hi,
I have a user who just realised that they had deleted a folder, the problem is that it happened 3 months ago. My question is can i via Backup Exec export the required folder to a pst file? Through the wizard i have found the exact date which holds the folders but the options thereafter suggest putting the mailstore offline.

Any help and guidance would be really appreciated.
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Question by:Kapil_Mistry
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by:waleeda
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BackupExec can only restore to Exchange, and not to a PST.  It's been like this for years, since 11d.
 
You can restore to an alternate mailbox though, that would be the closet workaround
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by:Kapil_Mistry
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Restoring to an alternate mailbox is fine however i cant seem to find any guides on this. Have you come across anything?  thanks
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by:VDGinfo
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Here is a solution that was found on an exchange forum:


RJEH -> RE: Backup Exec Single Mailbox Restore (9.Feb.2011 7:09:30 PM)

Here is what I ended up doing to accomplish my task-

1.       Create a recovery account. Create a Recovery DataBase.

2.       Restore the data from tape to the RDB

3.       Use the Restore-Mailbox CMLet to restore the mailbox to a folder in the live system.

4.       Open the recovery account using Outlook.

5.       Create a PST file

6.      Drag and drop the entire restored folder that PST.
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I found the solution. I created a standard restore job (not using the wizard). It gives the option to restore the selected folder to an existing mailbox, i used the administrator's. Once it was completed i logged into outlook and copied the folders to the users mailbox.

Note: you must specify a local drive with enough space to mount the store first
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by:Kapil_Mistry
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Worked it out on my own
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by:waleeda
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so it\s restoring to administrator mailbox not pst file
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