Enabling Block-Level Backups for Exchange Databases

Applies to: Exchange 2010 or later

You can enable block-level backup on a default subclient or a user-defined subclient.

Before You Begin

Make sure that you have a sufficient amount of space for the index. For every 100 GB of data, you should have 30 MB of available space for the index.


  1. From the navigation pane, click Solutions > Apps > Exchange.

    The Exchange servers page appears

  2. Click an Exchange server.

    The selected Exchange server page appears.

  3. In the Agents section, click Exchange Database.

    The Exchange Database page appears.

  4. In the Subclient section, click a subclient for which you want to enable block-level backup.

    The subclient page appears.

  5. In the Settings section, click the Optimize for message level recovery slider.

Note: After enabling block-level backup on a subclient, the next backup operation is always converted to a full backup.


Block-level backup is enabled on the selected subclient.

Last modified: 6/7/2018 5:14:05 AM