Maintaining and Troubleshooting

Requirements for Disaster Recovery

Before you attempt to recover from the complete failure of a server, you should make sure that you have the necessary backups and software. Just as in previous versions of Exchange, it is possible to recover all mailbox data even if all system data has been permanently destroyed. As long as a backup of the appropriate database exists, you can recover the mailbox data, but you must manually re-link mailboxes to users, re-create connectors, and define other configuration data. To simplify recovery, it's strongly recommended that you keep current backups of all four types listed in this requirements section.

To fully recover from a disaster, you will need:

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Disaster Recovery