User Manual

Exchange Hybrid migration

  • What is hybrid migration?

    Hybrid Migration is a Migration technique which allows to migrate the data stored in both on-premise Exchange and Exchange online. Generally, hybrid migration synchronizes the on-premise Exchange mailbox with Exchange online. Undoubtedly hybrid migration means data stored in both on-premise Exchange server and Exchange online even we could use the hybrid migration to migrate complete mailbox data to cloud environment and you can also choose the hybrid deployment to move data between the Exchange to Exchange online and Exchange online to Exchange. Other thing is it lets the user to transfer already existing mailboxes between on premise Exchange server and Exchange online.

    Reasons for hybrid Migration

    • Organizations can migrate data at their own momentum.
    • Companies won’t lose any existing on-premises customizations as the both online and on-premises Exchange co-exists.
    • Public folder in Hybrid Environment. Read more
    • There is no need of creating new user mailboxes and importing information.

    Using native solutions for hybrid migration may be quite hard and requires a lot of time. It may also reduce productivity. Therefore, to make your life easier you can user EdbMails Exchange Migration tool which efficiently does all the tasks.

    EdbMails migration tool successfully performs the hybrid migration by migrating data from Office 365 to on premise Exchange server smoothly.

  • How to perform hybrid migration

    Step-1. Download and install the EdbMails application.


    Step-2. Login using EdbMails account credentials.

    Demo login EdbMails

    Step-3. Select required migration technique from the menu.

    Exchange Migration

    Step-4. Connect to your source Server

    Follow one of the below links to connect source mailboxes

    Connect to source Exchange server

    Connect to source Office 365

    On successfull login you will be display with the list of mailboxes

    Step-5. Select the mailboxes you want to migrate

    Select the mailboxes for migration

    Select the mailboxes that you wish to migrate.

    Choose the migration type as 'Full migration' or 'Incremental migration'.

    Select Mailboxes

    Click the 'Migrate to Destination Exchange [Incremental]' button to continue.

    Export Selected Mailboxes

    Step-6. Connect to your destination Server.

    Follow one of the below links to connect destination mailboxes

    Connect to target Exchange server

    Connect to target Office 365

    On successfull login you will be display with the list of mailboxes

    Step-7. Map Source and Target mailboxes.

    Click here for the details to map source and target mailboxes.

    Step-8. Start the Migration operation.

    • During migration operation, user can view the progress and also can view the migration operation log using view log.

      migrate exchange progress


    • Granular migration of Exchange server Mailboxes and it can migrate Emails, calendar, contacts, tasks etc.
    • All the source mailboxes are automatically mapped to destination server.
    • Instead of migrating a whole mailbox, selective mailbox can be migrated according to the user requirements.