exchange backups and lack of risks
Posted on 2014-01-16
have you ever had to use your exchange mailbox database server backups for restores, and if so for what purposes/scenarios? It seems exchange has many built in features whereby users can restore accidentally deleted mail, admins can restore accidentally deleted mailboxes, that the overall emphasis of having daily full backups seems a bit pointless.
So i wondered what types of issue do the backups save you from, and what the risks are of not having say a recent full backup for the mbx database for say 1 month. i.e. the last full backup was done 1 month ago.