Restoring a backup

Ensure that the express protect is in an available state.
  1. Click the main menu and then click Exchange Databases > + Database.
  2. On the master pane of the Databases screen, select a database.
  3. On the Copies tab, select and click the underlined value for Express Protect.

    Express Protects window appears. The Express Protects window lists all the snapshots with their name, status, and the time when the Express Protects was taken.

  4. Select Action > Restore from the Express Protects window.
  5. Perform the following as per your selection in the Express Protects dialog:
    1. For Volume type restore, perform the following:
      1. Select a Destination from Parent Volume, Another volume, or New Snapshot Set.

      2. For Destination type of Another volume, select and specify the Storage System name. Click Select Volumes option to search and specify a volume.

      3. For Destination type of New Snapshot Set, select the Restore Type as either Auto, Full or Express.

      4. For Restore Type of Express, select the Reference Snapshot Set as either Auto or Manual. For Manual, click Select to search and specify the reference snapshot set.

    2. For Mailbox type restore, perform the following:
    3. Click Add Mailbox Restore to initiate mailbox restore process.
    4. In the Add Mailbox Restore dialog, provide the following details:
      1. Provide a Restore Name.

      2. Click Select to search and specify a mailbox that you intend to restore.

      3. Select the Restore Mode as either Maibox Folders or Mailbox.

      4. If you select Maibox Folders in the Restore Mode option, click Select Folders to search and select a mailbox folder.

      5. Select Find to search the email address that is associated with the mailbox.

      6. Click Ok to add the mailbox with the details specified for restore.

  6. Click Yes, Restore to restore.
    • A volume type restore rolls back the parent volume with data present in the selected snapshot.

    • The database is automatically unmounted prior to a restore process and then remounted later.

    • A volume type restore to Another Volume rolls back the selected volume with data of the selected backup.

    • A volume type restore to a New Snapshot Set creates a snapshot set to the existing parent volume and restores the data in the newly created snapshot.