About snapshot sets

Because a snapshot set contains a split-mirror snapshot copy of each of the volumes in the Exchange component, the snapshot set requires the same amount of space as the original volumes. For Microsoft Exchange 2007, Exchange components are defined as storage groups. For Microsoft Exchange 2010, Exchange components are defined as databases.

Each snapshot set can be created as a different backup type: full copy including Eseutil consistency check and transaction log truncation, copy with Eseutil, or copy without Eseutil or transaction log truncation.

Snapshot set creation has the following stages, all of which you can schedule using the Quick Recovery Configuration Wizard: