troubleshooting Question

Best method of restoring Exchange Database

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Last night our SBS 2011 server (with Exchange 2010) had a RAID failure. Would not boot but I could run repair / command prompt and actually copy all of the data to an external drive. RAID drive status is "uninitialized".

 I setup a new SBS server and recreated the 20 or so user mailboxes. The users are back to receiving and sending email on their phones. Outlook clients are the next thing to look at...

I have the entire Mailbox Database folder on an external hard drive. Is there someway that I can dismount the Exchange Store; empty the mailbox Database folder; copy everything from the external drive and mount the Store again?

I also have multiple Server Backups but they are from 11/30 and before.
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Saif Shaikh
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