User Manual

System requirements

The supported platforms and system requirements are listed in the below table

Where to install

For IMAP Email Backup and migration, install EdbMails on any windows machine.

  1. Any client workstation with connection to the source and the target server.
  2. For Hosted Exchange and Office 365 Migration: Install EdbMails on any machine connected to both the source and the target environment.
Supported operating systems

Please ensure you have the latest update of your Operating system.

  • Supports Both 32 and 64 bit machines.
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 11
  • Windows Server 2003
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2019
  • Windows Server 2022

Note: Supports all windows Operating Systems


We recommend that you use at least a quad-core CPU with a minimum of 4 GB of RAM.

Size on disk after installation

Size of the installation file

  • Installation of additional components (like .NET framework) 100 MB of available disk space.
  • The application doesn't store the data, being migrated at any temp location on your local disk.
  • Meta-data for Incremental check will be of the minimal size required.
  • EdbMails requires an Internet connection ONLY to authenticate your login credentials and to verify the number of available and used mailboxes licenses. In addition, you may require the Internet connection to migrate your Office 365 mailbox data.
To Export to PST

You need to install Outlook: MS Outlook: 2019 / 2016 / 2013 / 2010 / 2007

Target server requirements:

Migration to target server

Migration to any version of Exchange Server starting from Exchange 2007 supported

  • IMAP server mailboxes (Zimbra, ProtonMail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, Zoho, cPanel)
  • Office 365
  • Exchange 2007
  • Exchange 2010
  • Exchange 2013
  • Exchange 2016
  • Exchange 2019
  • Windows Small Business Server (2008 and later)
  • Hosted Exchange Server