Please refer Data Protection Manager 2010 Step by Step Installation Guide before continue this article.
In this guide I will show you how to configure DPM Server and Exchange Server to Backup and Restore. Let’s install DPM Agents. Select Install agents.
Add Exchange Servers to Selected Computers list.
Enter Administrative Credentials.
Go to Management and Click on Disks to add Storage disk.
You must have separate Hard disk drive. Click Add> to add selected disks to Storage Pool.
Now we have to create a Protection Group for Exchange Database Backup.
Assign a Group name.
Specify Protection options.
Go to Exchange 2010 Server and copy “ese.dll” and “eseutil.exe” from the Exchange Installation folder.
Paste the above files in to bin folder in DPM installation.
Configure Goals for your backup job.
Click Create Group.
Replica creation in progress.
View Hard Disk partition details.
Create Monitoring Filter.
Log on to Exchange Server and create a Recovery database.
New-MailboxDatabase -Recovery “Recovery”
Go to Properties of the Recovery DB and select This database can be overwritten by a restore check box.
You can also use below command to enable above settings through Exchange Management Shell.
Set-MailboxDatabase -Identity “Recovery” -AllowFileRestore 1
In DPM Server Administrator Console click Recovery. Choose user mailbox database which you going to recover.
Select Recover mailbox to an Exchange Server database
Enter Exchange Server and Database details.
Use below command to recover user mailbox from recovery mailbox and copy to user mailbox. (in to a separate folder)
New-MailboxRestoreRequest -SourceDatabase “Recovery” -SourceStoreMailbox ‘Damitha Anuradha‘ -TargetMailbox email@example.com -TargetRootFolder ‘Recovered Email’ -AllowLegacyDNMismatch
Recovered email box.