Perform a Test Backup and Restore for Exchange Online

Updated

To verify that the Exchange Online app is set up correctly, perform a test backup and restore.

Back Up the Mailboxes

  1. From the navigation pane, go to Protect > Applications > Office 365.

    The Office 365 apps page appears.

  2. In the Name column, click the app that contains the mailbox that you want to back up.

    The app page appears.

  3. On the Mailboxes tab, select the mailbox that you want to back up, and then click Back up.

    A message prompts you to confirm submission of the backup job.

  4. Click Yes.

Restore the Mailboxes

  1. From the navigation pane, go to Protect > Applications > Office 365.

    The Office 365 apps page appears.

  2. In the Name column, click the app that contains the mailbox that you want to restore.

    The app page appears.

  3. On the Mailboxes tab, select the mailbox that you want to restore, click Restore, and then click Restore mailbox.

    The Restore options dialog box appears, with options for restoring to the original location already selected.

  4. For When message exists, specify what to do with existing items:

    • To overwrite existing items, select Overwrite unconditionally.

    • To not overwrite existing items, select Skip.

  5. Click Submit.