One of the question I keep getting is about the restore procedures of Exchange mailboxes using System Center Datacenter Protection (DPM). Although I covered the process in one of my articles for MSExchange.org, Continuous Backup for Exchange Server 2010 with DPM 2012, I recommend reading a very detailed technical post at the DPM blog: Restoring Exchange 2010 Mailbox Databases to RDB using System Center Data Protection Manager.
“Hi everyone, Andy Nadarewistsch here. While the restore process for System Center Data Protection Manager 2007 (DPM 2007) and System Center Data Protection Manager 2010 (DPM 2010) is the same for all versions of Exchange, the procedure on the Exchange side has gone through some changes. Detailed instructions for dealing with Exchange 2010 recovery databases can be found here.
One of the most common restore methods used in DPM is to a recovery database. Let’s do a basic step-by-step process here”