Installation process

If your source server is Office 365, you need to install EdbMails Office 365 Migration on any machine with a connection to both the source and the target Exchange Server environment. We recommend installing on a target server, to maximize the download speed.

As for migrations to Hosted Exchange servers, the program can be installed on any machine with a connection to both the source and the target environment (installing on a target server is recommended to speed up the process).

Installation wizard

The program is installed using a typical installation wizard. In the first step, click Next and you will see the license agreement that you need to accept

Accepting the License Agreement

Next, Application will be installed in default location.

Installation

After the installation, the application starts automatically

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Impact of the EdbMails application on your servers

During the installation and configuration of the program, EdbMails Office 365 Migration tool makes the following changes to your system:

Operating system changes

The application lets you install the required .NET 4.0 Framework or higher version.

Exchange server changes

The application requires you to assign the required management roles for migration (ApplicationImpersonation and View-Only Configuration) to the admin account used to configure a connection to a source Exchange server. This action grants access rights to migrate all users in an organization.

Target Exchange server changes

The application requires you to assign the required management roles (ApplicationImpersonation and View-Only Configuration) to the admin account used to configure a connection to a target Exchange server. This action grants access rights to migrate all users in an organization.

Changes to Office 365 (Exchange Online)

The application lets you assign the required management roles (ApplicationImpersonation, View-Only Recipients and View-Only Configuration) to the admin account used to configure a connection to Office 365 (Exchange Online). This action grants impersonation access rights to migrate all users in an organization.