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I am using the exchange 2007 recovery storage group the recovery storage is mounted and i want to Copy a single mailbox from user John.Doe to user Test. It tells me that the mailbox dtatabse 'rsg\mailbox database' does not exist.

I know this command below is pretty much want i wanna do but im not sure if rsg is supposed to be spelled out all the way recovery storage group or what not.

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa997694(v=exchg.80).aspx
Restore-Mailbox -RSGMailbox 'John Smith' -RSGDatabase 'RSG\Mailbox Database' -id 'Allison Brown' -TargetFolder 'JSmith Email'
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Restore-Mailbox -Identity <target mailbox> -RSGDatabase <Name of the Database added to the RSG> -RSGMailbox <source mailbox> -TargetFolder <folder to which you want to restore the mails to>

For Example :
Restore-Mailbox -Identity newMailbox -RSGDatabase "Recovery Storage Group\My Database" -RSGMailbox mailboxToRecover -TargetFolder "something"

Also refer following article :

https://smtpport25.wordpress.com/2009/05/07/working-with-recovery-storage-group-in-exchange-2007-using-powershell-and-microsoft-exchange-troubleshooting-assiatance/
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Thank you for clarifying. Was weird when I did get-mailbox john it would return the mailbox but for the command above I had to do.

Restore-Mailbox -RSGMailbox 'John Doe' -RSGDatabase 'Recovery Storage Group\Mailbox Database' -id 'Test' -TargetFolder 'Jdoes Email'
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I've requested that this question be closed as follows:

Accepted answer: 0 points for easyworks's comment #a40621099

for the following reason:

Thank you for clarifying each portion of the command for me.
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Viral Rathod it did award you the points right? I think i had did something dumb and accidentally accepted my answer as the solution.
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