NSF to Exchange Server Migration Step by Step Guide

  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. a. Select 'NSF Export' and click 'Continue'


    b. In the next screen, select the NSF file from which you wish to migrate the mailboxes to Live Exchange.
    Click the "Browse for NSF" button to navigate to where the NSF file is located and click the 'Continue' button.


  5. a. Select all the mailboxes/folders that you wish to migrate to Live Exchange from the tree view and click 'Migrate to Live Exchange' button.


    b. Enter the Live Exchange Server account credentials to connect to Exchange Server and click 'Login to Live Exchange'
    Before connecting to Live Exchange Server, set the impersonation rights to Exchange Server user.
    Click here to know how to set the impersonation rights.


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


    d. In the next screen, map the NSF mailboxes to Live Exchange mailboxes and click on 'Migrate NSF to Live Exchange' to start the migration.


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


    f. Once the migration operation is completed, the message 'Migration operation has been completed.' will be prompted.

Video Tutorial for NSF to Live Exchange Server