Restore Exchange 2010 Mailbox from PST 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

    Note:
    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.

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  3. Click the 'Start Your Free Trial' button

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  4. a. Select the Export Method as 'Live Exchange Incremental Backup' and click 'Continue'

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    b. Close the Connect to Exchange server (Source) screen

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    c. Click the Restore Button, and then click the 'Restore from PST file' menu

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    d. Browse the Backup location for PST file, Click the 'Connect to Target Server for Restore'

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    e. Now connect to the Exchange server where you wish to restore, click the 'Login to Exchange' button

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    f. List of Mailboxes

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    If you are able to view all the Exchange server user accounts, click the 'Continue To Mailbox Mapping' button

    or

    In List of Mailboxes, if you are missing the Mailbox names, then execute the powershell commands to generate the CSV file.

    Command:

    Get-Mailbox -ResultSize Unlimited | Select-Object PrimarySmtpAddress | export-csv "C:\Mailbox_Names.csv"

    Result
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    Verify the generated CSV file, check for the missing mailboxes.

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    Click the 'Load Mailboxes From CSV File' button

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    Select the generated CSV file

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    Click the 'Continue To Mailbox Mapping' button

    Choose the Mailbox, where you wish to restore, Click the 'Continue' button

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    Now the Restore operation starts. Wait for the complete Restore.

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