Xopero software allows you to make a direct backup of a whole Exchange 2007 - 2013 database or selected mailboxes.
|Xopero backup client has to be installed on the same system, where Microsoft Exchange resides.|
Creating Backup set
In order to create a Microsoft Exchange backup set, you need to open Xopero and run the Backup set, wizard by clicking on New backup set button in My backup sets tab.
In the Backup set wizard mark Advanced copy and select Exchange 2007, 2010, 2013 from dropdown list. Don’t forget to define the backup set name.
To create a valid backup, Xopero service must have Microsoft Exchange's Windows user rights set for the time of creating backup.
|Required rights can be added for the Xopero service in Backup Wizard, where on Advanced tab you can mark option Create backup using Windows user rights and enter Username and password.|
When the required rights are set, go back to Basic information tab and click Initiate. As a result, Xopero will connect with the Exchange Server and list all available mailboxes.
You can select single mailboxes or the whole database to backup.
|Backup of the single mailboxes creates PST files..|
|Backup of the whole Exchange database creates copy of all the database files, including logs.|
Restore of the Microsoft Exchange backup
Xopero application allows you to restore either the whole Microsoft Exchange database or single mailboxes directly to a mail server. The restore is being done in two steps. First, you need to download a backup file. Then, the downloaded database is restored directly onto the Microsoft Exchange server.
Restore database file from backup
Restore database file from backup Restoring tab. All the backed up databases and mailboxes will be present in the Exchange server branch.
|In order to restore selected version of the database, in the field Project you need to choose project's name and then date of the project in Version filed.|
Expand selected branch and mark the filed next to backup sets name, from which the Exchange data will be restored, then click Restore selected.
A window with the backup's content will be displayed. You need to choose either the whole database or single mailboxes to be restored.
After you select mailboxes to restore and click OK, you will be asked, where the data should be restored to and what the application shall do, if restored data's duplicates are present in that location.
By clicking OK, you start the Exchange backup restore process.
Restore of single mailboxes
When Microsoft Exchange files restore is finished, a windows with restore status will be shown. In order to start restoring email mailboxes to the Microsoft Exchange server, you need to click Restore mailbox button.
|If a New session: Access denied error is shown during mailbox restore process, valid Exchange server Administrator's credentials are required. By clicking OK you will be prompt to enter it.|
During mailbox restore you can click Show details..., which will show you additional information about current restore process.
The restore of Microsoft Exchange mailboxes ends with a Data restore is finished message.