How to Recover an Exchange 2010 Mailbox using DPM 2010

1. Create Restore location, I.e. c:\restore
2. From the Exchange powershell create a recovery database. I.e. new-mailboxdatabase –recovery “recoverydb” -ebfilepath “c:\restore\NameOfDatabaseEDBFile,edb” –logfolderpath “c:\restore” –server ExchangeServerName
3. Choose the recovery point in DPM to restore the database to
4. Step through prompts to restore to alternate location, choosing the restore location on the Exchange 2010 server
5. Run eseutil to repair edb restored database. I.e. eseutil /p “c:\restore\NameOfRestoredEDB.edb”
6. Mount the recovery database
7. Restore items
a) Full mailbox restore: From the Exchange powershell run the following command
Restore-mailbox –identity username –recoverydatabase NameOfRecoveryDatabase
b) Restore mailbox contents to a folder: From the Exchange powershell run the following command
Restore-mailbox –identity username –recoverydatabase NameOfRecoveryDatabase –targetfolder “RestoredEmail”

By msexchangeanywhere Posted in DPM 2010