How to use EXMERGE for mailboxes over 2GB

We are running Exchange 2003 and use Exmerge for daily backups of the 
mailboxes.  How do use Exmerge for the mailboxes that are over 2GB? 

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3/1/2010 7:47:02 PM
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You can't.  ExMerge doesn't support PST files larger than 2GB.

"Anne Butera" <AnneButera@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message 
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> We are running Exchange 2003 and use Exmerge for daily backups of the
> mailboxes.  How do use Exmerge for the mailboxes that are over 2GB?
>
> Thanks 


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Fritz
3/1/2010 8:05:34 PM
On 3/1/2010 11:47 AM, Anne Butera wrote:
> We are running Exchange 2003 and use Exmerge for daily backups of the
> mailboxes.  How do use Exmerge for the mailboxes that are over 2GB?
>
> Thanks

Please consider adopting an Exchange backup solution.

Your current solution does not handle your log files, which are likely 
to be out of control by now.

Even the NTBACKUP tool will backup Exchange properly. With Exchange RSGs 
mailbox-level backups are largely unnecessary. Exmerge actually 
generates more transaction logs and compounds the problem. I am not 
certain whether EXMERGE in this scenario generates them in excessive 
amounts, but operations like archive and mailbox move wizard certainly do.

Last but not least, a proper backup tool is faster and verifies success.
-- 
Leonid S. Knyshov
Crashproof Solutions
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Leonid
3/1/2010 8:05:49 PM
You can back up a mailbox in parts by, say, date range.
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Ed Crowley MVP
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"Anne Butera" <AnneButera@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message 
news:83CD6362-B3FA-4973-A9B4-F2D230421F4A@microsoft.com...
> We are running Exchange 2003 and use Exmerge for daily backups of the
> mailboxes.  How do use Exmerge for the mailboxes that are over 2GB?
>
> Thanks 

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Ed
3/2/2010 6:08:22 AM
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