Recovering security / distribution group membership?

Is there any way of recovering the members of security and distribution groups from SBS Backup or Backup Exec backup? I 'fixed' a quota problem in SBS and in the process lost all of my group memberships :-(
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Chris MillardAsked:
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Mai Ali (MVP)Senior Infrastructure ConsultantCommented:
Yes, you can restore group membership using Symantec Backup Exec.
Also you can refer below link
Chris MillardAuthor Commented:
I didn't realise that I would have to boot into Directory Service restore mode in order to recover group membership. This isn't so easy for me to do because it's difficult getting physical access to the server.

However, I did find another way that wasn't so drastic. I was able to use the Exchange Message Tracking tool to recreate the memberships. Searching for inbound emails to the address assigned to the distribution group, showed the recipients that the emails had been forwarded on to - I used this to rebuild the group membership.

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Chris MillardAuthor Commented:
I found a "safer" way to recreate the distribution group memberships by using the Exchange Message Tracking tool.
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