OT: MS Exchange backups
Denis.Beauchemin at USherbrooke.ca
Fri Nov 23 21:04:13 GMT 2007
Ugo Bellavance a écrit :
> 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
>> 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
>> Thanks again for sharing your vast experience with others...
> What is the media used?
I'm not sure I understand your question... it takes 48 hours to backup
Of course, we can't afford to stop Exchange to either backup or restore
data. Everything has to be done online...
°v° Denis Beauchemin, analyste
/(_)\ Université de Sherbrooke, S.T.I.
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