Kernel for Exchange Server is a proficient tool that can retrieve data from a corrupt Exchange database of all versions. Exchange Recovery tool conducts the scan with great accuracy and recovers data from highly corrupt files. Later, it displays all the mailboxes in the database in a tree-structure where the user can access the recovered data.

To complete the recovery procedure, you get the following output options where you can save the data.

  • PST file
  • Live Exchange
  • Outlook Profile
  • Office 365
  • Public Folder

Here is how you can repair the EDB file using this tool:

  1. The home page of software opens the Add Source selection wizard automatically. Here, you can choose the Offline EDB file option. Then click Next. Offline EDB
  2. Select the EDB file from its saving location. Use the (...) button to browse the file. Add Source

    NOTE: If you are unaware of the location of the EDB file, then you can use the Search button. It will open the Search EDB file dialogue box where you can enlist any folder or the whole drive to search the EDB file. The search feature will bring out all the EDB file present in the selected location.

  3. There are two scan modes Standard Scan and Deep Scan. Standard Scan is recommended first, and if it does not recover the data, then you can use Deep scan mode. The Deep Scan mode lets you repair highly corrupt EDB files too. Click Next. EDB Scanning Modes the tool
  4. The tool instantly works toward scanning the corrupt EDB file. Click Finish when the process is complete. EDB file scan complete
  5. Now, the Source List panel shows all the mailboxes and their content. The Preview tab on the top-right corner can be used to view the mails. And to choose the saving destination, click Add Destination. Preview source mailbox
  6. Select the Live Exchange option to save the files in the on-premises Exchange Server. Then click Next.
    Add destination
  7. Input the Server name, Mailbox name, and choose among different options to select a single mailbox, public folder, archive mailbox, multiple mailboxes. Then click Next. Add server details

    NOTE: If you want to connect with the Outlook account yourself, then check the option ‘Its Exchange Server 2013/2016’ and again check option ‘Manually configure Outlook profile.’

  8. Enter the login credentials (provide username in the format domain\username or Click OK to establish the connection. Username Credentials
  9. After connecting with the mailboxes, you can see the destination mailbox in the below destination list.
    Destination preview
  10. Right-click on a source mailbox or mailbox folder and click Copy Folder. Copy folder
  11. Right-click on a destination mailbox or mailbox folder and select Paste Folder. Paste folder
  12. In the new dialog box, select the required options (Copy Subfolder and Create Hierarchy) and add the dates to filter according to dates. Finally, click, OK. Copy to destination
  13. The folder gets copied to the desired destination. Final recovery


Kernel for Exchange Server is a reliable and accurate tool for recovering data from corrupt Exchange databases of all versions. Its user-friendly interface, various output options, and step-by-step recovery process make it an ideal choice for users seeking to repair EDB files with ease. Whether you need to save data as PST files, restore it to Live Exchange, configure Outlook profiles, or transfer it to Office 365 or Public Folders, this tool provides all the necessary functionality. With features like deep scanning and a user-friendly interface, it simplifies the recovery process, making it a valuable solution for Exchange database recovery.