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How do I do a test restore of Exchange 2007

Posted on 2011-10-04
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Last Modified: 2012-05-12
How do I know if my nightly backup of exchange 2007 is good.  How can I do a test restore without causing any problem to the current exchange server.

I am using backupexec 12.5
Exchange 2007
Question by:Wazzume
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Create a recovery storage group then redirect the restore to it in backupexec.


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if I do a full backup on the weekend and a differential on Mon- Fri.  Will I need to restore the Full backup first and then the differential? or can I just do the differential?
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dmwynne earned 2000 total points
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If you are just testing then just use the full backup.  

If this were a real situation and your server failed on Wednesday you would need to restore the full backup and then the incrementals from sun to wed.


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