Verify Exchange MAPI Connectivity

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    This step logs on to all active databases on the local server to verify connectivity to the system mailbox.


    1. To allow the script to run inside the guest OS of a processed VM, it is required that you have Microsoft PowerShell 3.0, .Net Framework 4.0 and Exchange Server 2013 (or later) installed on each VM for which you enable this step.
    2. To allow the script to verify connectivity to the mailbox, the local server must run Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 (or later).

    You can override the following parameters for the Verify Exchange MAPI Connectivity step:



    Default Value

    Critical Step

    Defines whether the step is critical for VM recovery.  

    If you mark the step as Critical, its failure for a VM from a critical VM group will halt the plan.


    Windows Credentials

    Credentials required to gain access to the in-guest OS.

    Execute Location

    Defines whether the script will run on the Veeam Backup & Replication server, on the Orchestrator server or in-guest of the VM.

    In-Guest OS (not editable)


    Maximum amount of time (in seconds) for the step to execute.



    Number of retries that will be attempted if the step fails on the first try.


    Failback & Undo Failover Action

    Defines whether the step will be executed during the Failback and Undo Failover operations.


    Test Action

    Defines whether the step will be executed during plan testing in a DataLab.