Restore Options for All Selected Items (General)

Use this dialog box to control how Exchange data will be restored.

To Mailbox

Specifies whether to restore data to a mailbox, and enables options applicable for this type of restore.

Restore Destination

  • Destination client

    Specifies that the restore operation will restore the data to this client. From the pulldown menu, select the client.

  • Restore to same folder

    Select to restore the data to the same path from which it was backed up.

Specify Destination Path

Specifies whether the restore operation will restore data to a different path from which it was backed up. Use the corresponding space to enter the path on the destination computer to which the data will be restored, or click Browse to specify the destination. If the specified path does not exist, it will be created during the restore process.

When message exists

  • Unconditional Overwrite

    Specifies whether the restored data is unconditionally written to the specified location.
  • Append

    Specifies that all items selected for restore will be added to the folder regardless of whether they currently exist or not. The Append option is selected by default.

  • Skip

    Specifies that if an item is selected for restore and that item already exists, it will not be restored.

To PST File

Specifies whether to restore data to a PST file, and enables options applicable for this type of restore.

  • Use this space to enter the name and path of the PST file to which the messages are to be restored, or click the " ... " button to specify the destination. If the specified path does not exist, it will be created during the restore process.
  • Browse

    Click to select a destination path for the PST file.

Local Drive

Specifies that the name and path of the PST file exists on a local drive.

Network

Specifies that the name and path of the PST file exists on a network drive.

Advanced

Click to select additional restore options.

Save As Script

Click to open the Save As Script dialog, which allows you to save this operation and the selected options as a script file (in XML format). The script can later be executed from the Command Line Interface using qoperation execute command.

When you save an operation as a script, each option in the dialog will have a corresponding XML parameter in the script file. When executing the script, you can modify the value for any of these XML parameters as per need.

For more information on restores performed from the command line, see:

Command Line Interface for Exchange Mailbox iDataAgent

Command Line Interface for Exchange Public Folder iDataAgent