Restoring Mailboxes, Mailbox Items, or Messages to a Different Disk Location Using Exchange Mailbox

You can restore mailboxes, mailbox items, or messages to a physically different location on a disk (that is, a non-Exchange location).


  1. In the navigation pane, expand Solutions > Exchange, and then click the Exchange_Mailbox_server.
  2. In the Agents area, click Exchange Mailbox.
  3. In the Content area, click the backup_set.
  4. In the upper-right, click Restore.

    The Backup content page appears.

  5. Do one of the following:
    • To restore a mailbox, select the check box next to the mailbox name.
    • To restore a folder, expand the mailbox, and then select the check box beside the folder name.
    • To restore a message, expand the mailbox and folder, and then select the check box next to the appropriate message.
    • To restore a message that has an attachment, select a message that has paper clip icon.
  6. Click Restore.

    The Restore options dialog box appears.

  7. From the Restore to list, select Disk.
  8. From the Destination host list, select the name of the appropriate client computer.
  9. In the Destination path box, type the destination path.
  10. ContentStore Mailbox and Journal Mailbox: To restore only the actual message, select the Remove journal report if it exists on restore check box.

    The journal report is removed when the message is restored.

  11. Click Submit.

Last modified: 3/11/2018 10:16:10 PM