OT: MS Exchange backups

Ugo Bellavance ugob at lubik.ca
Fri Nov 23 20:51:01 GMT 2007

Denis Beauchemin wrote:
> Hello all,
> I know this is not related to MS, but you guys know so much about 
> everything that I risk the question: what backup solution works with MS 
> Exchange?
> The admins responsible for our Exchange server tried Tivoli Storage 
> Manager (TSM) and Backup Exec but couldn't backup our 250GB data within 
> reasonable time: it takes about 48 hours to achieve one full backup!  
> And this got worse when we added McAfee's GroupShield to the mix...
> I think they use Backup Exec's "brick-level backup" to backup to a local 
> disk and then use this copy when they need to restore emails.  They 
> first tried TSM but had to resort to restoring the full email DB 
> whenever they needed to restore one email...
> How could we do backups within a reasonable time?  The hw is pretty 
> decent...
> Thanks again for sharing your vast experience with others...
> Denis

What is the media used?

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