Backup Microsoft Exchange Server
What is Exchange Server?
Exchange server – mail, contact and calendaring server developed by Microsoft runs only on the Windows Server operating system, enabling the organization to host email and collaboration services. Exchange Server provides the server-side services, and Exchange Client is used by the destination clients to communicate with the server.
Exchange Server Backup & Restore using Vembu BDR Suite
Vembu provides the most reliable backup solution to protect the Exchange server running on any environment like physical Windows Servers or virtualized setup like VMware ESXi and Microsoft Hyper-V. You can also replicate Exchange server VMs from one ESXi host to another to enable business continuity.
How to backup the Exchange server?
Configure Image-level backup
Vembu BDR Suite supports backup of the entire image of the physical/virtual machine in which the MS Exchange is running.
You can backup the Exchange server running on virtual hosts with VMware Backup & Replication and Hyper-V Backup.
And, you can backup your AD on physical Windows machines with Windows Image Backup.
Enable Application-Aware backup
During the backup, Vembu ensures the consistency of the Exchange database by quiescing the application data using Microsoft VSS.
You can also truncate the logs after the backup has been done, allowing you to free disk space.
How to restore Exchange Server?
Instant Recovery of Exchange VM
You can instantly restore your Exchange server in less than 15mins by booting the backup data as a VM on ESXi/Hyper-V/KVM.
You can granularly recover the individual exchange items such as emails, contacts, calendar from the backup data without restoring the entire VM.
You can restore the application data to the same server or export it to a different server as per your needs.