[windows2000] Re: How do I restore an Exchange database, from a Verita

  • From: "Rod" <rfalanga@xxxxxxx>
  • To: <windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2003 07:59:18 -0600

Thank you, Dennis, I'll check out Veritas' website.  I didn't know about

BTW, to whomever answered me first, I might have been a bit too short with
you.  I am sorry.  I have gotten 4 hours of sleep in over a week, worrying
about this server problem.  Please forgive me.


----- Original Message ----- 
> Subject: [windows2000] Re: How do I restore an Exchange database, from a
> Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2003 08:26:07 +0200
> From: "Dennis Appelboom" <dennis.appelboom@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Hi Rod,
> I did some test restores in the past, and also exchange restores.
> If you have a full backup from your windows 2000 server (with the open
> file option installed) and a good exchange full backup (with the
> exchange client), you are safe.
> The restore procedures can all be found on the website of veritas.
> Go to support.veritas.com. There you can browse for documents. There are
> also documents about redirect restores.
> We are using Backup Exec v8.6, and I wonder if version 8.5 has the
> ability to backup/restore exchange 2000 properly, but that's something
> you wou'll have to find out.
> If everthing is over, I recommed a newer version of Backup Exec (version
> 9.0) and some test restores......
> The first time I restored a complete exchange server, it took me 2
> days......After writing everyhting down, I could restore it in 6 hours
> (where the largest part restoring all the data).
> Good luck,
> Dennis Appelboom
> marviQ
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ibrahim, Mustafa [mailto:Mustafa.Ibrahim@xxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: woensdag 24 september 2003 20:03
> To: 'windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'
> Subject: [windows2000] Re: How do I restore an Exchange
> database, from a Veritas backup tape?
> Try this mate. It contains instructions for Exchange 2000 and
> Veritas disaster recovery procedure
> http://www.tencorp.com/SALESTIP.NSF/0/a3b0396a01361e7b85256a68005891a8?O
> penDocument
> -----Original Message----- 
> From: Rod [mailto:rfalanga@xxxxxxx]
> Sent: 24 September 2003 18:56
> To: Windows 2000 List
> Subject: [windows2000] How do I restore an Exchange database,
> from a
> Veritas backup tape?
> I am trying to restore an Exchange 2000 Server database from
> backup.  As I
> think I've mentioned before on this list, I had a couple of HDs
> fail in a
> RAID-5 array, which ruin my ability to recover.  I've contacted
> Microsoft
> Tech Support and together with them I have come up with a plan
> to restore
> the Exchange database to a new server (which wasn't being used
> for anything
> anyway).  I renamed the new server to the same name as the old
> server and
> did a "SETUP /DisasterRecovery" against the Exchange CD.
> Exchange is now on
> the new box.
> That's nice, but I have no clue as to how to restore the
> Exchange database
> from our backup tape.  We are using Veritas' Backup Exec version
> 8.5.  I've
> gone into it, and used Restore Selection, but now what?  How do
> I know what
> to select?  How do I tell it where to put it on the new server?
> I've tried
> to figure that out with the dialog box, but have gotten no
> where.
> Help!
> Rod

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