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Microsoft Exchange Server PowerShell Cookbook - Third Edition by Mike Pfeiffer, Jonas Andersson

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Restoring data from a recovery database

When it comes to recovering data from a failed database, you have several options depending on what kind of backup product you are using or how you have deployed Exchange 2013. The ideal method for enabling redundancy is to use a DAG, which will replicate your mailbox databases to one or more servers and provide automatic failover in the event of a disaster. However, you may need to pull old data out of a database restored from a backup. In this recipe, we will take a look at how you can create a recovery database and restore data from it using the Exchange Management Shell.

How to do it...

First, restore the failed database using the steps required by your current backup solution. For this example, let's ...

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