EdbMails Office 365 Migration consists of the following components:

  • Office 365 Source connector
  • Application Impersonation rights source Office 365
  • Migrate to different targets
  • Office 365 / Exchange Target connector
  • Application Impersonation rights for Exchange Server
  • Mapping Source and target mailboxes

1. Office 365 Source connector

Connect to global admin user

Connect to a source Office 365

  • Connect using Global / Admin user and Connect to Mailboxes

    The above options will list all the mailboxes in your organization—no need for individual mailboxes credentials for migration. You can select individual mailboxes and migrate all the selected mailboxes at once.

  • Connect using Global / Admin user and Connect to Public Folders

    This option will list the entire public folder and its subfolders for migration. You can select the public folders contacts, calendar and mail enabled folders for migration.

  • Connect using Global / Admin user and Connect to Archive Mailbox (In-Place Archive)

    This setting will list the Archive mailboxes, you can select the Archive mailboxes and migrate directly to Archive mailboxes on your target server.

  • Connect to Specific User and Connect to Mailboxes

    Loads the specific user mailbox or it also list the mailboxes which has full access permission for the connected user for migration.

  • Connect to Specific User and Connect to Public Folders

    Loads the Public folder which is assigned under the connected specific folder.

  • Connect to Specific User and Connect to Archive Mailbox (In-Place Archive)

    Loads the specific user Archive mailbox. It loads only the Archive mailbox data.

2. Application Impersonation rights for Office 365

Application Impersonation is a management role that enables applications to impersonate users to perform migration on other mailbox users.

Following Links to set the Impersonation rights
Set Impersonation rights with Powershell command
Set Impersonation rights with Office 365 GUI

3. Migrate to different targets

Migrate Office 365 mailboxes to another Office 365.  Office 365 to Exchange server.  Office 365 to host exchange server.  Export Office 365 to PST.

4. Exchange Server as Target connector

Source Exchange Server Conection


5. Grant impersonation Rights for Exchange server

Application Impersonation is a management role that enables applications to impersonate users to perform migration on other mailbox users.

Following Links to set the Impersonation rights
Set impersonation rights using Exchange Management shell
Set impersonation rights using Exchange GUI

6. Mapping Source and target mailboxes

Mapping of mailboxes is a tedious one with the manual approach. This consumes more time of the migration process in case of mapping a large number of mailboxes for various domains. EdbMails Office Migration tool handles this automatically.