Step by Step Guide for Live Exchange to Live Exchange Migration

  1. Note:
    1. If the login through admin 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 the associated Mailboxes.
    3. Set impersonation rights on both Source and Destination.
  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@domain.com

    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. 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.

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  4. Click the "Start Your Free Trial" button

    Demo login EdbMails

  5. Select the Export Method as "Exchange Migration" and click "Continue".

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  6. a. Enter the Live Exchange account credentials to connect to Source Exchange Server and click "Login to Live Exchange". Before connecting to Live Exchange server make sure to set the impersonation rights to a Exchange server user.(Note: For incremental migration you will have to migrate the specific mailbox from the same server with the same computer)

    Click here to know how to set the impersonation rights.

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

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    c. Select all mailboxes that you wish to migrate. You can also select the folders from the mailboxes that you wish to exclude during the migration, in the right pane. Afterwards, select “Migrate to Destination Exchange” button.

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    d. Enter the Live Exchange account credentials to connect to Destination Exchange Server. 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.

    connect-exchange-destination

    e. After successful login to destination Exchange server, verify all the required Live Exchange mailboxes are listed and click “Continue to Mailbox Mapping”.

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    f. Map the source exchange mailboxes to requisite target exchange mailboxes and click on "Migrate Live Exchange to Live Exchange”.

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    g. During the migration operation, detailed progress will be displayed as shown in the screenshot below.

    migrate-exchange-progress

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

Video Tutorial for Live Exchange to Live Exchange Migration