How to restore Exchange Online data from Veeam Explorer for Microsoft Exchange in Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v6

We use Veeam Explorer for Microsoft Exchange to restore Exchange Online data. This tool is used to restore and export data from Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 backups.

The permissions required for data restoration are listed in the table below.

1. Logon to Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 Manager server.

2. Open Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 console.

3. On the Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 console page, expand Organizations, select the organization, and right-click the organization or backup job.

4. Select one of the following options.

  • Explore the latest <product> state of <date_and_time>. To explore the latest backup state.
  • Explore <product> point-in-time state. Select a point-in-time state.

5. If the mail item view, search and restore data requested from the object storage repository, a warning message will pop up and click OK.

6. Right-click specify items that you want to restore.

7. Select where you want to restore the selected items. In my case, select Restore to the original mail account.

8. On the Microsoft 365 connection settings page, specify the authentication method and Application ID and click Next. In my case, select Modern authentication.

9. On the Log in Microsoft 365 page, click copy code and click the sign-in link.

10. Enter the code and click Next.

11. Enter your account name, and click Next. Make sure to sign in with the user account that must have permission to authenticate to the Microsoft 365 organization.

12. Enter your password and click Sign in.

13. On the Verify your identity page, select the identity method.

14. Enter the code and click Verify.

15. On the sign-in confirm page, click Continue.

16. Close the sign-in window after making sure you signed in successfully.

17. On the Log in to Microsoft 365 page, make sure you are authenticated to Microsoft 365 and click Restore.

18. On the Restore summary page, verify and ensure the objects are restored without error and click OK.

I hope you enjoy this post.

Cary Sun

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