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Exchange - Restore item to "original location" not "to a new folder on" (?)

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A user requested a Contact be restored (accidentally deleted a few days ago).

 

I found the contact in the backups, but when I do a restore to just 'The Guy's Name' it puts the contact right in the root of 'The Guy's Name', and if I try to select and "Define" his "Contacts" folder, the restore says that it will "copy messages and folders to a new folder on Contacts on ServerName". And when I do the restore Retrospect fashions a subfolder tree named the-backup-set-name \ Contacts.

 

Is it wrong for me to think that I should be able to restore mail (etc) to its "Original Location"? I feel that I must be missing some obvious checkbox but I can't find it so far.

 

Thanks.

 

C.

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It will only restore to new folder when restoring to a mailbox, the user will have to move the contents of the restored contacts folder back to the original contacts folder.

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