How to work with recovery Storage Group through GUI mode In windows server 2003 Environment.
Step :1 Go to Start – Program-Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 –Exchange Mangement console .
Step 2: Click on Tool box Tab as shown in below screen
Step 3: Click on Database recovery management as shown in below Tab:
Step 4: You will get “Checking for updates screen” as shown below:
Step 5: Post that you will get “Go to Welcome Screen” and now we have to click this Tab “Go to
Welcome Screen “
Step 6: We need to enter the identifying label for this activity .We mentioned “Test RSG” in our lab and
this is optional and click next .
Step7: Click on Create a recovery Storage Group
Step 8: We need to select the First Storage Group as shown is below Screen and click next:
Step 9: Name the Recovery Storage group Name “Recovery Storage Group” and define the path of
recovery storage group log file,chk file,mailbox path and post that click “Create the recovery storage
group Tab “
Note: Please make sure that the name of the database should be same as your production server
database, In my Lab which is “Mailbox Database”
Step 10 : Now take a backup of your First storage group and delete some mails of any user .Here I am
going to delete mails of Harry2 object (user).
Step 11: Now we need to restore the database and mount the database of recovery storage group.
I tried to access to Harry 2 mailbox and you can see the result below :
Here we are done .