To manually add a Microsoft Exchange database file (.EDB) to the Veeam Explorer for Microsoft Exchange scope, do the following:
- Open Veeam Explorer for Microsoft Exchange.
- On the Home tab click Add Store > Microsoft Exchange mailbox database. You can also right-click All Stores in the navigation pane and select the corresponding context menu command.
- Click Browse to specify the path to the .EDB file and to the Exchange logs folder.
- Click Open.
If the database is in "dirty state", Veeam Explorer for Microsoft Exchange will display a warning. In this case, you will have to recover the database before adding it.
To recover damaged databases, you will need transaction logs. Log replay will bring the database to the clear state. To perform log replay, do the following:
- Check Logs folder field and make sure you have specified the correct folder where log files are located.
- Click Recover.
You will the Write permission type set up for your current account to be able to apply transaction logs to the database.