Cisco Unity Express Backup file format - CUE

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Dec 12th, 2008

Can anyone tell me what format the .backup files from a CUE 2.X - 3.X are in? I have tried tar, gzip, img, etc. and have not found the correct one. I need to extract some voicemails out of a backup file I have.



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Brandon Buffin Fri, 12/12/2008 - 08:55


I believe it is a CUE specific format. I don't think it's possible to pull out individual voicemails from a backup. One option would be to restore the backup to another CUE module, use IMAP to connect to CUE and save the voicemails out as .WAVs.

Hope this helps.


franklopez Fri, 12/12/2008 - 12:42


I was able to find out it's actually a PostgreSQL database backup file thanks to a friend here at the office. I'm going to make an attempt to restore it to another PostgreSQL server and try to extract that way.

Thanks for your idea,


Brandon Buffin Fri, 12/12/2008 - 12:44


Thanks for the update. It will be interesting to see if that works. Let me know.



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