Recovering Messages from an Offline Exchange Database

Applies to: Exchange 2007 or later, and SnapProtect

You can recover messages from an offline copy of an Exchange mailbox database.

Before You Begin


  1. From the CommCell Console, expand Client Computers > client.
  2. Right-click Exchange Database, and then click All Tasks > Recover Databases From Offline DB.

    The Recover Databases From Offline DB dialog box appears.

  3. From the Use MediaAgent list, select the MediaAgent where the recovery operation is performed.
  4. In the Exchange Database location box, enter the full path to the .edb file.

    Make sure to include the name of the file and the .edb extension.

  5. Click OK.
  6. In the Browse window, select the messages that you want to recover, and then click Recover All Selected.

    The Restore Options for All Selected Items dialog box appears.

  7. In the To PST File box, enter the path where you want to recover the selected messages.

    Make sure to include the name of the PST file and the .pst extension.

  8. Click OK.