Restore Options (General)

Use this dialog box to control how the specified data is to be restored.

Restore Destination
Destination Client
The client computer where the restore operation will restore the data. From the list, select the original or different client computer.
Restore Options
Restore to same database
Restores the database to the same client from which it is backed up (in-place restore).
Only for VSS Restore
Restore to another database
In a DAG environment, restores the database stores to an active copy to a different database on the same Exchange server, or to an active copy in a different Exchange server within the same Exchange organization.

For VSS-enabled backups, restore the database stores to a different storage group, including Recovery Storage Groups (Exchange 2007), or a database, including a Recovery Database (Exchange 2010 or later) on the same Exchange server, or to a different Exchange server within the same Exchange organization.

Out of place restore to file location
Restores the database stores to a physically different location on disk (that is, a non-Exchange location).
Without recovery
When this option is selected, the transaction logs are not replayed after the restore.
Destination List
The list at the bottom of the dialog box provides options for out-of-place restores.
Source DB
A list of information stores on the client. You can select the stores from where you want to restore data.
Destination DB/Out of Place Location
When Restore to another database is selected, double-clicking the .. button beside the corresponding source database opens a dialog box that allows you to choose the destination database.

When Out of place restore to file location is selected, double-clicking the .. button beside the corresponding source database opens a dialog box that allows you to browse to a destination location.

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.