As we know now Exchange server is more established and reliable application as we have high availability such as DAG for preventing any disaster, but some time we are facing the problem out Exchange database is not mounting or corrupted due to some abc reason and we need to run the business and email is one of the critical application for any organization in now days.
We can do the disaster recovery processor to continue our business, but some some time we do not have the up to date backup . For immediate we can setup the Dial Tone Recovery for continue the mail flow but we can not get old emails.
Disaster recovery will take long time and its very long process and now days we do have very large size database.
There are multiple third party tools in market which are giving the option to extract the Exchange database file (.EDB) to PST file which is fast process to recover the users email.
Here i will explain one of the tool, how it will help you extract mailboxes from EDB file. Lepide Exchange Recovery Manager is an automated solution which which help to extract the mailboxes from the selected EDB files.
Step 1: Add Source
Once you install the "Lepide Exchange Recovery Manager" tool, open and need to add the offline EDB file from servers.
In the Add Source dialog box, select "Add Offline EDB File" option.
The next step is to add EDB files, you can do this by two ways either by selecting EDB files manually or by searching the computer and shared locations for EDB files. Here we will add EDB file manually.
After clicking next, a scanning wizard will open. Select the type of scan you want to perform on EDB database. There are two options available: Standard scan and Deep scan.
After selecting the desired scan method, click on the next button.
After the completion of process, the selected offline EDB files will be displayed in the Source List.
Step 2: Export Mailboxes from EDB Files
Select the mailbox to export from the offline EDB files displayed in the source list.
In the Export Mailboxes wizard, select the mailbox which you want to export and set the filter accordingly. Specify the destination where you want to store the exported mailboxes. After this click on Export button to start exporting the mailboxes to the PST files.export from the offline EDB files displayed in the source list.
After the completion of process, the following dialog box will appear displaying the logs of the export process.
Mailbox exported successfully!
Extracting Selective Mailbox Items from EDB files
Now we can extract any of the mailboxes from the EDB file.
Select the type of destination and then click next. Here we are creating a new PST.
Click ‘Browse’ to select the path and name it to create a new PST file. Click next.
Destination added successfully.
From the source list, select the messages which you want to copy. Then select the copy messages option to export the messages to the destination.
After copying the messages, select the destination folder in the destination list where you want to paste the messages. Right-click in the destination pane and click ‘Paste’.
All copied messages will be successfully imported in the PST file.
Mailbox item exported successfully!
Lepide Exchange Recovery Manager offers one of the simplest ways to export mailboxes from EDB files to various formats such as PST, EML, MSG and TXT. The solution gives IT administrators everything they need to keep the Exchange Server up and running. It is easy to use, simple to deploy.