Restoring Single Mailboxes with NovaBACKUP
Last Updated: Sep 12, 2016 10:29AM PDT
Current versions of NovaBACKUP now use the NovaStor Granular Restore application. Read about that application here; you can obtain and view the Manual there. Watch the video on installing and utilizing the application to restore a single mailbox here: [Guide] Installing NovaBACKUP's Granular (Single Mailbox) Restore for MS Exchange.
In order to restore Single Mailboxes with NovaBACKUP and the Ontrack PowerControls software, you will need to restore the NovaBACKUP .NBD file to an alternative destination.
Once it has been restored to an alternative location, you will be able to open the Microsoft Exchange .EDB file with Ontrack PowerControls
If you are attempting to restore Exchange 2010 or 2013
Due to the unique way Microsoft stores backups created for Exchange 2010 or 2013, special considerations need to be made. After restoring the NovaBACKUP (.NBD) file to an alternate restore location, you will need to extract the supplied .VDF file.
The following document describes how to extract the .VDF and gain access to Exchange's .EDB: Extracting Microsoft Exchange 2010 or 2013 VDF File