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Veeam Backup Explorers User Guide

Performing Initial Configuration Settings

Before you proceed to work with Veeam Explorer for Microsoft Exchange, you will need to configure the initial application settings.

To configure the settings, open the main menu, click Options and provide the following:

  • Specify the location of the ese.dll file which is used by Microsoft Exchange to work with database files.
  • Provide email settings to be able to send Microsoft Exchange items as attachments.

Extensible Storage Engine

To work with database files, Veeam Explorer for Microsoft Exchange requires a dynamic link library ese.dll supplied with Microsoft Exchange. The ese.dll file should be of the same version as the Microsoft Exchange application with which the database files were created.

The following versions of Microsoft Exchange are supported:

To specify the path to the ese.dll file, do the following:

  1. Go to the main menu and click the Options.
  2. Got to the Extensible Storage Engine tab.
  3. Click the link next to the Microsoft Exchange version and specify the path to the ese.dll file.

Performing Initial Configuration Settings 

To see the estimated size of the Outlook file, select the Show PST size estimation in status bar checkbox.

Performing Initial Configuration Settings Note:

When restoring a VM that was backed-up using VSS, the ese.dll file will be located automatically.

SMTP Settings

To send Microsoft Exchange items as attachments, you must configure SMTP server settings.

To configure the SMTP settings. do the following:

  1. Go to the main menu and click Options.
  2. Got to the SMTP Settings tab, select the Configure SMTP settings checkbox and specify the following:
  1. Click Send to send a test email message.
  2. Click Apply.

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