Restoring deleted items from mailboxes

One of the more common requests that Exchange administrators are asked to perform is restoring deleted items from a user's mailbox. In previous versions of Exchange, there were usually a couple of ways to handle this. First, you could use your traditional brick-level backup solution to restore individual items to a mailbox. Of course, there was also the more time-consuming process of exporting data from a mailbox located in a recovery database. Exchange 2010 reduces the complexity of restoring deleted items by implementing a feature called single item recovery. When this feature is enabled, administrators can recover purged data from an end-users mailbox using the Search-Mailbox cmdlet. In this recipe, we ...

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