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Top 7 Microsoft Exchange Disaster Recovery Tips

Regardless of whether your Exchange organisation is large or small, losing email services has a big impact on your business.

These 7 tips will help you in designing, planning, testing, and implementing an Exchange-specific disaster recovery plan.

Here is a quick excerpt of the special report

"When databases won’t mount or you suspect Information Store (IS) problems, run ExDRA to find inconsistencies and errors.

ExDRA can check dismounted ISs to see whether the IS shutdown was clean or dirty.

Additionally, ExDRA will tell you which eseutil.exe and Isinteg.exe commands you need to run to check and repair the database(s) and transaction-log files."

For more information or to arrange a free software analysis for your Exchange server contact Essential on 01275 343199, email or visit (opens in new tab)

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