This is a discussion on Re: Exchange 5.5 Agent Backup Question - Veritas Backup Exec ; Restores with brick level backups should not correupt the Exchange database. VERITAS is doing standard MAPI calls; nothing fancy that would cause trouble with Exchange. "Henry Kumagai" wrote in message news:388e4190@hronntp01.... > > I have heard brick level restores are ...
Restores with brick level backups should not correupt the Exchange
VERITAS is doing standard MAPI calls; nothing fancy that would cause
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> I have heard brick level restores are bad, not necessarily the backup
> individual mailbox. It's the restore that corrupts the Exchange
> With that said, you should do brick level backups to give you one
> option in an absolute "emergency" situation, when all else has failed.
> you agree?
> >If you were smart you would not backup Exchange with Bricks. Bricks
> >bad. You should setup your Exchange box correctly with deletion
> >These hold deleted messages for a certain period of time, you can
> >restore then without going to tape. You can set an indefinate time,
> >depends on your drive space.
> >Brad Oldham
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> >> We're going to be switching to Exchange this year.
> >> We are aware that Backup Exec's Exchange Agent is suppose to allow
> >> restores of mailboxes.
> >> When a backup occurs of an Exchange server, is each mailbox backed
> >> Say someone sends a message with a 10 meg attachment out to
> >> a post office. Will this 10 meg attachment get backed up multiples
> >> (one time for each user in the postoffice?)
> >> It seems to me that the file would be backed up multiple
> >> when doing a restore, the tape would have to be accessed somewhat
> >> to get all the messages for an individual's mailbox.
> >> I would appreciate any info from people who know how this thing
> >> Thanks,
> >> Brad