Identifying the Extent of the Problem

Before a successful recovery can be conducted, the extent of the problem must be determined. Different recovery strategies exist for recovering a lost mail message or folder than for recovering an entire mailbox. There are different recovery strategies for recovering a corrupt mailbox and for recovering an entire failed server. Using the right recovery process to solve the right problem requires the problem-resolution process to minimize the recovery time and the chance that a simple recovery will create bigger problems in the process.

In case of a system failure, many organizations try to recover the entire server. Depending on the amount of data, this could take several hours to get the system completely ...

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