Block level backup (imaging on Server 2008 / Vista): How to see past versions

Hi all, A few people have asked us why they can only see the last backup when checking the files on their backup destination after running an imaging job. The answer is that past versions […]

Mailbox exporting and AV issues – BA1771 (MAPI_W_PARTIAL_COMPLETION)

Hi all, Over the years we’ve seen issues where AV programs flag certain emails as containing a virus, and prevent access to those emails. Recently we’ve seen this happen more, so it deserves a public […]

How to restore an Exchange 2007 VSS Backup to a Recovery Storage Group

Hi all, Today I spent some time playing with Exchange 2007, and I’ve found a way to mount a VSS Exchange Backup (such as that done with Windows Server Backup [imaging]) as a recovery storage […]

How to restore Exchange 2007 from image backup (Server 2008)

Hi all, In response to a few questions we’ve had (and also due to the fact that people are having difficulty finding Microsoft’s documentation on the matter), we have released a brief document that describes […]

Remote system state backup

Hi all, We sometimes get asked – “If all we want to do is back up system state on a remote machine, do you have an agent, or do I need to buy another copy […]

Exchange 2007 backup for Windows Server 2008 released!

Hi all, This is just a note to spread the good news about Exchange Server 2007 backup on Microsoft Windows Server 2008. We’ve just released v5.2 of BackupAssist, which comes with its very own plug-in […]