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Barracuda Backup

How to Back Up Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 and Higher

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This article refers to Barracuda Backup Legacy Release firmware or newer, and Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 and higher.

Step 1. Install the Barracuda Backup Agent

Use the following steps to install the Barracuda Backup Agent (Windows) on the Exchange Server:

  1. Log in to Barracuda Backup, and select the associated Barracuda Backup appliance in the left pane.
  2. Go to the System > Software Downloads page.
  3. Download and install the Barracuda Backup Agent (Windows) on the Exchange Server; you do not need to reboot.

Step 2. Set Up the Exchange Server

Use the following steps to set up an Exchange backup on the Barracuda Backup appliance:

  1. Log in to Barracuda Backup, and select the associated Barracuda Backup appliance in the left pane.
  2. Go to the Backup > Sources page, and click Add a Computer.
  3. Enter the following backup source information:
    1. Enable backups – Enable backups based on a configured backup schedule.
    2. Computer description – Name to identify the server.
    3. Computer name – Enter the FQDN or IP ad dress; must be resolvable on your local network.
    4. Computer type – Data source device type. Select Microsoft Windows.
    5. For network file shares, select Enable File Share Backups, and enter your credentials.
  4. Click Save. Specify the data source details in the Add Data Source page.
  5. In the Add to Schedule section, select an existing schedule from the drop-down menu, or click Add New to create a new schedule. Click Save.
  6. Go to the selected schedule on the Backup > Schedules page. In the Items to Back Up section, select the Exchange Server data source to back up all content, or click and expand the data source to select individual items for back up.
  7. Click Save. The Exchange Server is added as a data source:
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