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How to Create a Journal Repository

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This article refers to the Barracuda ArchiveOne 6.6 and higher.

A journal repository stores data archived from a Microsoft Exchange journal mailbox, and cannot store data archived from end user mailboxes.

Before getting started, verify you have the following permissions:

  • Proper file permissions on the server where the new repository is located;
  • Proper user permissions to run ArchiveOne;
  • ArchiveOne service account must have full control over the repository's parent directory.

Use the following steps to create a journal repository:

  1.  Create the parent directory for the repositories on your file system, for example, C:\Repositories. Note the following rules when creating the parent directory:

    • The ArchiveOne service account must have full control over the repository's parent directory.

    • Each repository consists of an Index location and a Data location. Both of these folders are usually stored within a single parent directory whose name corresponds with the repository name, for example, C:\Repositories\Compliance_Repository_Year_2015.

    • Repositories must never share base directories, i.e., Index/Data/Temp.

  2. Log in to the ArchiveOne Admin Console.

  3. Right-click Journal Repositories, and then click New Journal Repository.

  4. The Repository Configuration Wizard launches. Click Next in the initial page to proceed.

  5. In the Repository Name page, enter a name to identify the repository, and then click Next.

    Best Practice

    Enter a repository name relevant to the contained data, for example, Journal_Repository_2014.


  6. In the Storage manager page, from the drop-down menu make your selection:
    • If you are using a specified device to hold archived data, select the appropriate Storage Manager.
    • If you are using a local or mapped network drive, select None.
  7. Click Next. In the Index location page, click Browse and navigate to and select the Index folder.

    Barracuda Networks recommends using a local drive. For example, C:\Repositories\Journal _Repository_Year_2014\Index.

  8. Click Next. In the Rate control page, you can optionally select Control archiving rate to archive a set maximum amount of data at a time each time a policy runs. This can prevent overloading during high volume hours. This feature is recommended if you are using a Storage Manager.
  9. Click Next. In the Retention page, select a period of time to retain messages from the drop-down menu.
  10. Click Next. The Configuration Wizard completion page displays once the repository is created. Click Finish to close the wizard.