RE: Veritas Backup with Exchange Agent

  • From: "Mark Fugatt" <mark@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "'[ExchangeList]'" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 9 Aug 2004 14:08:16 -0400

There is some great info here about Exchange 2003 and VSS:

Mark Fugatt
MCSE, MCT, Microsoft Exchange MVP
Pentech Office Solutions Inc
Rochester, NY
Tel: 585 586 3890
Cell: 585 576 4750

-----Original Message-----
From: A. M. Salim [mailto:msalim@xxxxxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Monday, August 09, 2004 1:58 PM
To: [ExchangeList]
Subject: [exchangelist] RE: Veritas Backup with Exchange Agent


> I won't question whether or not Veritas told you that Chris, or even 
> question whether or not it will work, cause it may. I will tell you 
> however, that MS won't support the open file backup of a mounted 
> Exchange store, so I wouldn't make a habit of this type of backup. The 
> Exchange-agent is still the method of preference.

In Windows 2003, won't the "shadow backup" allow you to make backups of open
files without the need for any agent ?  or is there a problem relying on
shadow copies ?

best regards

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