• To perform EDB to Office 365 migration, the Office 365 account that you are Impersonating must be an Office 365 Mailbox user account.

  • There is no need to set Impersonation rights to all the Office 365 mailbox accounts. Set Impersonation rights to only the user with global admin credentials and use this user for Office 365 login via the EdbMails application during EDB to Office 365 migration. Using this Impersonated user, EdbMails will list all the other users and you can Map them to any Mailboxes for EDB To Office 365 migration.

Steps to add Impersonation rights using GUI for EDB to Office 365 Migration

  1. Open
    Enter the credentials of your Office 365 user mailbox account having global admin credentials to Sign in.

  2. Click on the button from the top left corner to open the menu as shown below

  3. Click on Security & Compliance button as shown below
    security & Compliance

  4. Click on permissions

  5. Click on "Go to Exchange Admin center".
    Exchange Admin center

  6. Double click on the role group "Discovery Management".
    Role Group

    • a. Click '+' to Add Roles
      Select 'ApplicationImpersonation' and click on add then click on OK.

    • b. Click '+' to add the members.
      Select the members who are having the administrator rights and click on add then click on OK.

  7. Click on Save to complete the Impersonation.