Step by Step Guide to Migrate EDB to Live Exchange Server

  1. To migrate single / multiple mailboxes, grant access rights to one service account in your Live Exchange. You can do this by setting impersonation rights to that account.

    Click here to know the steps to set Impersonation rights in Live Exchange

    a. Grant one service account with impersonation rights and migrate every mailboxes using this account. You need not impersonate all the users.
    b. Ensure that the impersonated user account has access permission to each associated Mailbox (Users).

  2. a. Download the EdbMails setup and install it on your computer where you have your Offline EDB file that you wish to recover.   Download

    b. Double click the EdbMails setup (EdbMailsSetup.exe) to start the installation process.

    c. On the Welcome page, click 'Next >' to proceed. And to complete the installation, follow the instructions that appear on the installation screens accordingly.


  3. Click the 'Start Your Free Trial' button

    Demo login EdbMails

  4. a. Select the Export Method as 'EDB Recovery (Offline) & Incremental Migration' and click 'Continue'.

    select edb
    In the next screen select the EDB file that you wish to migrate emails from EDB to Live Exchange server.

    b. Click the 'Browse for EDB' button to navigate to where the EDB is located. If you are using Exchange 2003, EdbMails will automatically look for the corresponding STM file in the same location. If you are using Exchange 2007 or above, STM file is no longer used.

    Now click the 'Continue' button to start the recovery operation.

    select edb

  5. a. Right click the Tree view and select the Mailbox / folder that you wish to migrate to Live Exchange Server. Choose the 'Migrate Selected Mailboxes / Folders to Live Exchange Server' popup menu item to continue with the migrate operation.



    b. Click the 'Migrate to Live Exchange Server' option to continue.



    c. Enter the Live Exchange Server account credentials to connect to Exchange Server and click 'Login to Live Exchange'
    Before connecting to Live Exchange Server, set the impersonation rights to Exchange Server user.
    Click here to know how to set the impersonation rights.



    d. After the successful login, Map the mailboxes to Live Exchange Server mailboxes and click on 'Migrate EDB to Live Exchange' to migrate.



    e. During migration operation, the progress will be displayed as shown in the below screenshot.



    f. Once the migration operation is completed, the message 'Migration operation has been completed.' will be prompted.

Video Tutorial for EDB to Live Exchange Server