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Hi all,
Question... Is it possible to script the moving of mail from a pst to an
exchange 2003 mailbox. So, I want to move a PST in its entirety into the
Exchange mailbox for all of my users adn automate the process so that there
is no user intervention. Is this possible?

Thanks,
John


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We are about to move from POP e-mail to Exchange and want to understand how to import backup Outlook PST files into Exchange mailboxes.

need help urgently

Hello:
We have an up and running exchagne 5.5 site (say SITE1). This site was built in 1999, when our company name was differnt and the site name has special characters in it (like . , )

We recenttly upgraded our domain to mix mode AD 2000.
Made a new site (say SITE2) of Exchange 2003. We created all the mailboxes in new one.

Using either PST files or exmerge we moved to new site and realized that the internal mails (Local Users) form SITE1 can not be replied (Deliver failure) till we delter the name and pick from current GAL. Internet mails are being replied without any problems.

Please advice what can be done to acieve the goal of using the old mails from SITE1 and reply to local users without reauthenticating.
Tonns of Thanks in advance
CV

I need to merge two companies together.  Company A is buying company B.  In the end, only Company A's active directory domain will exist.  All users/computers/everything from Company B will be moved to the Company A domain. 

Company A has Exchange 2003.  Company B has Exchange 2007.  The end goal is to have only Exchange 2007.  I am proposing the following, so they don't have to buy anymore hardware or software:

Export all mailboxes from Exchange 2007 to PST files using EXMerge.  Import them to the Exchange 2003 server using EXMerge.  Nuke the 2007 server.  Rebuild the 2007 server into the CompanyA domain as a second Exchange server.  Migrate mailboxes from Exchange 2003 to 2007.  Decommission the Exchange 2003 server.

Will that work?  Can EXMerge be used in that capacity to move mail from Exchange 2007 to 2003?


When moving mails from my mailbox's inbox folder to archive folder or personal folder mails are automatically going into deleted items.

I tried several things like recovery of deleted items , creating a new profile etc etc ....

but still the problem continues....

i   have not given any rules or anything....

i am moving the mails by selecting them and then right clicking on it and then chosing the option move to folder or even sometimes by just selecting the mails which i want to move and droping it to desired personal folders or archive folders inbox...

even i have not turned on auto archiving option...

Even  after trying a lot i am still not able to move my mails from mailbox's inbox to archive's or personal folders inbox as it is going into deleted items,....

can anyone pls help me to solve this problem out...

faster...........

OK, so on advice for moving contacts and calendar from a PST file to now
using the Exchange server's mailbox - we ran an export from PST files - then
tried to import the contact in Exchange Mailbox -- we get this error
"importing to a location that does not support unicode..." -- what does one
do in this case? Ignore the warning?
Outlook 2003 with updates. Exchange 2003 SP1 in SBS2K3 Prem SP1. Thanks in
advance - Dodge

Just a few questions.

1. In this KB http://support.microsoft.com/kb/821829 it says "For every gigabyte of data that you move, an additional gigabyte of transaction logs is generated at the source and target server."

When I move someone from E2K3 to E2K10 I do not see logging on the source E2K3 server, I just see it on the destination E2K10 box. Can anyone confirm exactly what happens with transaction logs during the move?

2. Does it matter where I run the moves? For the fastest possible move should I run the mailbox move on the destination E2K10 server itself?

3. Transaction log space is a big issue for me with the moves. I could enable circular logging for the moves but that introduces some risk I'd prefer not to take. My alternative approach might be to exmerge the mail from E2K3 and exmerge it back into E2K10. What would the best practice way to accomplish this?

- exmerge mail from E2K3
- delete E2K3 mailbox
- wait for replication
- create mailbox in E2K10
- exmerge mail back to E2K10

any other tips would be appreciated. My mailboxes are generally very large with some up to 25GB

I have been using an ISP to get e-mail from a pop3 server. I am now connecting to an exchange server with outlook2003.

How do i move the information stored in my local outlook.pst into exchange?

Hello

I am currently trying to migrate 100k email from a PST file into a new exchange server as the server containing the old exchange server failed and there were no backup created of the server.

I am currently trying to migrate the email by mounting the new users email and then mounting the PST and doing a copy folder in outlook. But I seem to be losing some emails and also one folder that contained 40k email just dissipear from exchange just dissipear once outlook said the move was complete.

Is there any other way to import email into exchange besides via outlook in this situation?

Hey!

I was just wondering if there is anyway to recover deleted .ost files (even removed from the recycle bin) or even retrieve mail into a PST that were moved from that specific PST file to the inbox, and is now gone?

The thing is that I messed up when I tried to move my mail from my PST file to my inbox yesterday. OUTLOOK froze and I removed the .ost file so it could startup faster and smoother (bad habbit, I know). The mail that I moved to the inbox were there before shutting down OUTLOOK.

They were gone this morning when I looked. Only the folders the mail were in still existed.

Is there a way to retrieve the mail or the .ost file?

Ps. previous versions is turned off and I haven´t made anybackup of the pst file

Hey!

I was just wondering if there is anyway to recover deleted .ost files (even removed from the recycle bin) or even retrieve mail into a PST that were moved from that specific PST file to the inbox, and is now gone?

The thing is that I messed up when I tried to move my mail from my PST file to my inbox yesterday. OUTLOOK froze and I removed the .ost file so it could startup faster and smoother (bad habbit, I know). The mail that I moved to the inbox were there before shutting down OUTLOOK.

They were gone this morning when I looked. Only the folders the mail were in still existed.

Is there a way to retrieve the mail or the .ost file?

Ps. previous versions is turned off and I haven´t made anybackup of the pst file

Hi,

I'm new to Exchange Server 2003, but have installed it on a server and want
to begin figuring out how to move our mail from our ISP to Exchange. I
talked to a MS instructor at an event, and he told me that you could have
your ISP continue to receive your mail, and then have Exchange pull it from
the ISP as a kind of safety measure, and have Exchange then distribute it
out. However, I have searched around the Exchange site and can't find any
docs on this.
Anybody have any documentation on moving from ISP based mail where each
user's machines point to the ISP's mail servers to using Exchange? I want to
make sure I have covered all of the bases before proceeding.

Thanks,

Mike

How do I move Outlook 2003 calendar data from a PST to Exchange Server
(which we recently installed)?

Thank you Sue! I've been trying to figure out how to do this for a while
now. I knew it would end up being pretty simple!!!!

"Sue Mosher [MVP-Outlook]" wrote:

File | Import and Export should make quick work of them.

--
Sue Mosher, Outlook MVP
Author of
Microsoft Outlook Programming - Jumpstart for
Administrators, Power Users, and Developers
http://www.outlookcode.com/jumpstart.aspx

"KaGey" wrote in message
...
We recently installed Exchange on our server for calendar and resource
sharing. One of the users has almost a years worth of entries in her PST
calendar. Is there a way of moving these to her exchange calendar without
moving them one at a time (ugh)?

Thanks

Dear All,

I have tried import from pst to Exchange 2007 problem but it can't successful.Their is no error message on the migration log it say it is successful to import however no mail is imported to the exchange server target mail box.

I don't know which part get problem or any setting problem.

Thanks and Regards

So I’d created a PST at the location c:pstfilesuser.pst to test importing PSTs into Exchange 2010 SP1 via PowerShell.

I’d already installed 64bit outlook on the server, and added import export roles to the account I was using.

I was then using the command ‘Import-Mailbox –Identity [Username] –PSTFolderPath c:pstfilesuser.pst’ to import this pst file into [username]’s mailbox.

And hit the following error:

Error was found for XXX because: Error occurred in the step: Approving object. An unknown error has occurred., error code: -2147221219 + CategoryInfo : InvalidOperation: (0:Int32) [Import-Mailbox], RecipientTaskException + FullyQualifiedErrorId : CFFD629B,Microsoft.Exchange.Management.RecipientTasks.ImportMailbox

I'm struggling to find information on what this means, please help!

i was wondering if there is any way we can import calendar details from a pst
to mailbox with out the user know

what is happening is that where moving users from pst to a mailbox. this is
happening to about 300 user and we don't want them to know we are doing this.
so i went it to run in the backgroud and the user not to have a input to this.
is there anyway i can do this
thanks

Made a brand new domain with new version servers and new useraccounts named
the same as I have in the old domain.
Next I want to do is, transfer old mail from old domain in these new
mailboxes.

There are established trust between the domains.

Are there any tools I can use?

I want to import my e-mails from Incredimail into MS Outlook 2007. Please let
me help to do the job successfully. I tried my best but could not succeed.

Hi, I have an old PST file. Scanpst.exe has been run and a couple of
errorr repaired. I can open the PST fine in Outlook 2003 SP3. When I
try to copy a folder from the PST into an Exchange 2003 mailbox, I see
this error:

Unable to move or copy folders. Can't copy folder. A top-Level folder
can't be copied to one of its subfolders. Of, you may not have
appropriate permissions for the folder. To check your permissions for
the folder, right-click the folder, and then click Properties on the
shortcut menu.

The folder and the items actually copies OK, but Outlook displays this
error.

When I use the import/export Wizard to import this PST, no problems. It
imports fine.

I need to know why we are getting an error when copying, as we are
using an email archiving solution which imports PSTs into Exchange (by
copying them into Exchange mailboxes) and the process often fails
because of this problem.

I host Exchange for my clients. Many of them are moving from an internal Exchange 2003 or 2007 server to my hosted system. They connect using Outlook Anywhere. We have been migrating their old via Outlook by 1)Exporting old mail to a PST, 2)Connecting to my Exchange server with a new Outlook profile, then 3)Importing the PST from step 1. This technically works, but the client's Internet upload is serious bottleneck. Outlook does not show any new emails until the imported data has fully synced from the Outlook cache up to the Exchange server over the Internet. This has caused great frustration.

I am looking for a tool or a method to get their old email administratively from their internal Exchange server (which I have full access to), ship to my datacenter, then import the old mail into newly created mailboxes for each user.

Anybody know of a tool that can do this in a manageable way with a lot of mail? I picture something that lets me take the whole edb and log files from the old server and map each old mailbox to each new mailbox then say GO! A while later it would be done. Any ideas?

I am using Outlook 2003 to attach to our Exchange 2003 server. I am also
using Outlook 2003 to open a connection to our Groupwise 6 server. Both
accounts show in the same Outlook session. When I try to copy or move, mail
or folders from the Groupwise set to the Exchange set, the mail or folders
move, but the mail no longer displays the FROM address for each email. I can
reply to the message and the address is in the TO field. I have tried
exporting from Groupwise to a .PST and get the same results.

Thank You!

Hi all,
I'm new to exchange, Anyway to move all the mails from a orphan mailbox to a new user mailbox.
thanks

i have 2 queries

1. how do i set a rule in a public folder on exchange server 2000 such that a mail with subject head "abc" moves/copies to a particular mailbox?

2. any incoming mails from or to xyz@smnc.com (smtp) must move to a particular mailbox........no matter who mails to him/her or whoever he/she sends a mail?

pls advice

What is the easiest way to copy my calendar from my old PST mailbox to my new
Exchange Server mailbox? I am able to copy all my various files and folders
just fine. The only way I've figured out how to move calendar items is to
drag them one at a time. Can I do it in one quick copy/paste?


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