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Spectrum Protect for Mail

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SP EXCHANGE: FUNCTION TO OPEN/BROWSE ANY .EDB FILE AND EXTRAC ITS CONTENT INTO PST FILES WITHOUT EXCHANGE/API MMC(GUI)

Develop a function to allow Spectrum Protect for Mail MS- Exchange to read raw .EDB files without interaction with Exchange/API and browse the database content to extract all the mailboxes into PST files simultaneously.
almost 4 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Mail 1 Not under consideration

Restore are very slow

Querying of Exchange backups is very slow in a large environments. E.g. in environment with 100+ Exchange mailbox databases and 200 backups per each it take nearly 3 hours. This causes that restores are terribly slow.
over 5 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Mail 1 Not under consideration

Mailbox Item Level restore

There is functionality with ISP for Mail (Exchange) that let administrators to restore mailbox item from mailbox database backup, using Mailbox Restore Browser - functionality in ISP for Mail GUI, but it works up to MS Exchange 2013. With Exchange...
about 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Mail 0 Not under consideration

Exchange 2010 Single Item Recovery from the Exchange mailbox database

We are using Spectrum Protect Server: Spectrum Protect Server EE Version 7.1.8.1 OS Version Windows 2012 R2 Standard Exchange Server / Client Side: BA Client Version 7.1.1 FlashCopy Manager for Exchange Version: 4.1.1.0 TDP for Mail Version 7.1.1 ...
over 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Mail 1 Not under consideration

Progression of manual backup/restore in DP for Exchange GUI (Task Details)

We have had several customers complain that "Task Details" in DP for Exchange GUI are not updated until a task finishes.
over 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Mail 2 Not under consideration

Mailbox Restore Browser functionality for Exchange 2016

I would like the Mailbox Restore Browser functionality added for Exchange 2016
almost 8 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Mail 0 Not under consideration

TDP MS Exchange restore performance issue

"After the talk with development, we could change our incremental restore logic. At restore time, we know which backups we need to restore. We could cache it if it's all in the same restore command. This would be a pretty big re-write, but we thin...
about 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Mail 0 Not under consideration

allow non default dsm.opt and tdpexch.cfg file for remote management

It is possible to configure the MMC GUI on Exchange server to use non default dsm.opt and tdpexch.cfg files. Managing backup from a non Exchange server is not possible if the Exchange server is configured with non default dsm.opt and tdpexch.cfg.
over 2 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Mail 2 Not under consideration

IBM SP for Exchange not truncating logs after Exchange backup

Microsoft Exchange version is 2016 version 15.1 build 1591.10. We have implemented IBM SP for Exchange and have initiated several full backups. Backup completed successfully but not truncating logs.
about 5 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Mail 1 Not under consideration

Mailbox restore wizard

The procedure of restoring item level requires me to install TDP for Exchange on one of the DAG nodes and start the mailbox restore wizard. Unfortunately you HAVE to install TDP for Exchange on the DAG node.In our days customers wants to remove an...
about 9 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Mail 0 Not under consideration