Step by Step Guide to Migrate EDB to Live Exchange Server

  1. Note:
    1. If the login through administrator user fails then try to impersonate any other User.
    2. Make sure the impersonated user account has impersonation permissions to each associated Mailbox (Users). That's, impersonated user should have impersonation permissions to all associated Mailboxes.
  2. Note:
    1. If the login through administrator user fails then try to impersonate any other User .
    2. Make sure the impersonated user account has impersonation permissions to each associated Mailbox (Users). That's, impersonated user should have impersonation permissions to all associated Mailboxes.

     

    Execute the below commands on your Exchange Management Shell (Run as Administrator)

    Step 1:

    Command: Copy & Paste it on EMS

    Set-ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted

    Result:
    live-admin-account

    Step 2:

    Command: Copy & Paste it on EMS

    Enable-OrganizationCustomization

    Ignore this results, if the error is "This operation is not required. Organization is already enabled for customization."

    Result:
    live-enable-organization

    Step 3:

    Command: Copy & Paste it on EMS & change User

    New-ManagementRoleAssignment -Role "ApplicationImpersonation" -User administrator

    Result:
    live-management-roles



    Note: Click here to know the steps to set Impersonation rights using GUI

  3. 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.

    installation

  4. Click the "Start Your Free Trial" button

    Demo login EdbMails

  5. 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

  6. 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.

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

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    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.

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

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

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    f. Once the Export operation is completed, the message "Export operation has been completed." will be prompted.

Video Tutorial for EDB to Live Exchange Server