Backup - Exchange Database Agent

What Is Backed Up

  • Exchange Database data
  • Information and Public Folder stores
  • Transaction Logs

What Is Not Backed Up

Use the Windows File System iDataAgent to back up the following data types.

  • System State Data
  • Active Directory Data
  • Personal Information Stores
  • Personal Address Books
  • Offline Folders

Perform a Backup

  1. Disable Circular Logging on the Exchange Server.
  2. Ensure that the Storage Group / Database name does not contain "+" in it
  3. From the CommCell Console, navigate to Client Computers | <Client> | Exchange Database.

    Right-click the <subclient> and click Backup.

  4. Select Full as backup type and Immediate to run the job immediately.

    Click OK.

  5. You can track the progress of the job from the Job Controller window of the CommCell console.


  6. Once job is complete, view the details of job from the Backup History. Right-click the Subclient and select Backup History.

  7. Click OK.

  8. Right-click the job to:
    • View job details, such as the number of mailboxes backed up.
    • View media associated with the job.
    • View events associated with the job.
    • Resubmit the job.
    • View messages that were backed up.
    • Send the log file that is associated with the job.