RE: Backup Exch.2003 SBS

  • From: "John Tolmachoff \(Lists\)" <johnlist@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "'[ExchangeList]'" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 15 Sep 2005 09:09:59 -0700

The general consensus is that brick level backups (backup the mail boxes
themselves) is not needed, and since you HAVE to back up the IS, it is

John T
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Simon Bound [mailto:simon.bound@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Thursday, September 15, 2005 4:57 AM
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> Subject: [exchangelist] Backup Exch.2003 SBS
> No doubt someone can give me a yes or a no to this. I'm using Veritas
> BacupExec 9.1 for Exchange and the tapes are now getting full !!  I've
> noticed that the backup job has both the MS Exchange Mailboxes checked for
> backup and also (of course)the MS Exchange Store. Do I need the Mailboxes
> checked for backup if the Store is checked. I'd guess that individual
> mailbox restores would be easier if I keep the Mailboxes checked, but for
> DR just backing up the Store will suffice ?
> thanks in anticipation.
> Simon
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