Incremental migration

During Exchange Migration, the mailbox which is being migrated might receive emails on the source server. And there will be a high chance that the newly arrived mail not being migrated to the target server. Therefore, in order to migrate them without duplicating on the target server. EdbMails comes with the built-in support for incremental migration. The next consecutive migration, it migrates only the new items and the items which are not yet migrated are carried by comparing the previous migration data.

Incremental migration

Once you migrate the mailboxes from a particular computer, the next consecutive migration should be carried out from the same source mailbox should be migrated from the same computer to the same target mailbox to avoid duplicates on the target server.

EdbMails Exchange migration tool with the incremental migration is one of the best strategies to run the migration without creating duplicates on your target server. This approach will save migration time, bandwidth and improves migration performance.

Steps to Perform Incremental migration from a different machine:

Copy and paste the meta-data folder 'C:\Program Files (x86)\EdbMails\MDATA_MGR' from the already migrated computer to the new computer. Set the 'Temp location for meta-data' accordingly as shown in the below screenshot.

Incremental migration metadata

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