May 13

Recovery Database Exchange 2010

How to create a “recovery database for exchange 2010”

There is an easy way to create a (recovery) database in Exchange via exchange management shell

photo source: msexchange.org

Create New Database

New-MailboxDatabase -Recovery -Name “Recovery” -Server BE-EXH -EdbFilePath 
“F:\Restore\Recovery.edb” -LogFolderPath “F:\Restore”

Next step is mounting the recovery database

Mount-database Recovery

Confirm database creation and check if this is a recovery database.



Important : Recovery Value has to be “True” for the recovery database.

you can list all mailbox on the this database

get-mailboxstatistics -dababase recovery

Now you can start restoring mailboxes from your backup .