[ExchangeList] Re: Backup Related Question

  • From: "Brian Pituley" <bpituley@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2006 08:49:44 -0700

Hmmmm.....  Sounds suspiciously like PEBKAC (on the user's part).
 
Brian Pituley
Director of Information Technology
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From: exchangelist-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:exchangelist-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Rich Gallo
Sent: Friday, June 23, 2006 8:33 AM
To: exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [ExchangeList] Re: Backup Related Question



Nah, not really because after I did the restore from my brick backup,
all the email visibly populated in the Inbox :-( But a good thought
though! :-)

 

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From: exchangelist-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:exchangelist-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Brian Pituley
Sent: Friday, June 23, 2006 11:27 AM
To: exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [ExchangeList] Re: Backup Related Question

 

Could it be something as simple as a view set on the user's inbox?

 

Brian Pituley
Director of Information Technology
T: 408-441-3611
F: 408-441-8405
E: bpituley@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:bpituley@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> 

 

 

 

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From: exchangelist-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:exchangelist-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Rich Gallo
Sent: Friday, June 23, 2006 4:06 AM
To: exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [ExchangeList] Re: Backup Related Question

No, it happened to a live user's Inbox, not a deleted user.  Strangely
enough, it only affected messages that existed at the root of the Inbox,
not any of the messages in any of the manually created folders in
Outlook.  The only reason I thought it might be related to the backup is
because as soon as the Incremental backup was done, the user I was
referring to popped her head in my office to say all of her email
"disappeared".  It just seemed like too much of a coincidence.  PLUS, I
don't have any mailbox manager rules set up on the server to clear
anything out.  

Well, thanks for your thoughts anyway! :-)

 

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From: exchangelist-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:exchangelist-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Carl Houseman
Sent: Thursday, June 22, 2006 5:05 PM
To: exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [ExchangeList] Re: Backup Related Question

 

 

It doesn't matter what I was speaking of.  It matters what the OP was
talking about.   He said "user's inbox" and I was addressing that
without any special interpretation.

 

Carl

 

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From: Mathieu CHATEAU [mailto:gollum123@xxxxxxx] 
Sent: Thursday, June 22, 2006 4:25 PM
To: Carl Houseman
Cc: exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [ExchangeList] Re: Backup Related Question

Hello Carl,

 

are you speaking about a mailbox that you deleted but which stay on
exchange until it's backed up ?

 

I think exchange will purge it!

 

cheers,

Mathieu CHATEAU

 

Thursday, June 22, 2006, 9:57:38 PM, you wrote:

 

> 

Any Exchange-aware backup is designed to run safely without needing to
shutdown the store or force users off the system, regardless of the type
of backup being done.

 

So unless there is some other problem going on, there should be a
0.00000% chance of "users inbox being wiped out" due to running a
backup.

 

Carl

 

 

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From: exchangelist-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:exchangelist-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Rich Gallo

Sent: Thursday, June 22, 2006 12:40 PM

To: exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx

Subject: [ExchangeList] Backup Related Question

Sensitivity: Private

 

Hey Guys!

 

Let's say you do Incremental backups at few points during the day of the
Exchange database.  Now we know that the Incremental backups commit and
flush the log files.  Is there a possibility of a users inbox being
wiped out as a result of that backup being done??  Any input here is
appreciated!! :-) Thanks!!

 

Rich

 

 

 

 

-- 

Best regards,

 Mathieu                            mailto:gollum123@xxxxxxx
<mailto:gollum123@xxxxxxx> 

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