Step by Step Guide for Exchange Migration to PST

  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. 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 wizard accordingly.


  3. Click the 'Start Your Free Trial' button

    Demo login EdbMails

  4. Select the Export Method as 'Exchange Migration' and click 'Continue'


  5. a. Enter the Live Exchange account credentials to connect to Exchange Server and click 'Login to Exchange'. Before connecting to Live Exchange server make sure to set the impersonation rights to a Exchange server user.

    Click here to know how to set the impersonation rights.


    b. After successful login, verify all the required Live Exchange mailboxes are listed and click 'Continue'.


    c. Select all mailboxes that you wish to export. You can also select the folders from the mailboxes that you wish to exclude during the export, in the right pane .Afterwards, select 'Export Live Exchange to PST [Incremental]' button


    d. Include or exclude mails by date, subject, attachment, to/from address, if necessary, using the filtering options and click 'Export / Archive Exchange to PST'


    e. Select the export location by browsing to desired location and click 'OK'. (Note: In case of incremental backups you have to select the same folder as previous backups)


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


    g. Once the export operation is completed, the message 'Verify the logs and export location for the operation status' will be prompted.

Video Tutorial for Exchange Migration to PST