Exchange backup and restore via Netbackup 6.5 Part-III

Posted on July 15, 2011

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In the Exchange backup and restore via Netbackup 6.5 part-III we show you Prerequesite of Exchange MailBox restore and Exchange email messages restore ( If you wish, you can also view the other parts of this article series https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/articles/e… https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/articles/e… https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/articles/e… https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/articles/e… https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/articles/e… ) Creating a user account for the NetBackup Client Service and add to Exchange Creating a user account for the NetBackup Client Service (Exchange 2000/2003) To create a user account for the NetBackup Client Service 1.) Use Active Directory Users and Computers to create a user account that has a mailbox with a unique name. A unique name is one that does not already exist within the Exchange Organization. This name cannot be contained as a set of characters in an existing name. For example: EXCH1 is entered as the unique mailbox name, and other mailbox names such as EXCH1BACKUP or BACKUPEXCH1 exist. The backup or restore of individual mailboxes or both fail. 2.) After you create the account, double-click the account, click the Members Of tab, and add this account to the Domain Admins group. 3.) Open Exchange System Manager. 4.) Right-click the Exchange Organization and select Delegate Control. 5.) Click Next. 6.) On the Users or the Groups screen, click Add. 7 In the Delegate Control dialog box, provide the following information. Group or User Specify the name of the account that was created in step 1. 8.) In the Role Select Exchange Full Administrator. You can also view the figure Configure Exchange account in Netbackup Specify the name of the account that was created in step 1 of Creating a user account for the NetBackup Client Service. In my scnerio i created user account name Yoga. You can also view the figure Configuring the NetBackup Client Service Configuring the NetBackup Client Service log on account. By default, the NetBackup Client Service uses Local System as the account on which to log on. To perform backups or restores of individual mailboxes and folders and items in the public folders, change the service account to the Windows domain account you previously created. You can also view the figure Configure SIS (optional) Configuring Single Instance Store backups Exchange Server uses single-instance storage (SIS) to store mail messages. This capability in Exchange Server allows the database to keep one copy of a message attachment sent to multiple users on the same server. To perform SIS backups, this feature must be enabled on the client where Exchange Server is installed. Note: Only attachments larger than 100K are backed up as SIS objects. Attachments smaller than 100K are backed up with each individual message. To enable Single Instance Store backups 1.) Open the NetBackup Administration Console or the Remote Administration Console. 2.) In the left pane, expand Host Properties. 3.) Click Clients. 4.) In the right pane, right-click on the client you want to configure and choose Properties. 5.) Expand Windows client and click Exchange. 6.) Select Enable single instance backup for message attachments. 7.) Click OK. You can also view the figure Some informative links http://searchexchange.techtarget.com/tip/0,289483,… http://www.msexchange.org/tutorials/Recovering-Del… Some important troubleshooting links (some of them valuable after restore troubles) http://forums.msexchange.org/m_1800513666/mpage_1/… https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/exc… https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/cac… https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/blogs/afte…

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