Office 365 Suite is a cloud platform that has seen a huge surge in popularity. Often people want to back up their Outlook PST files in Office 365 by importing. This is undoubtedly a useful way to backup PST file. However, most users do not know how to migrate Outlook PST to Office 365 Exchange Online.
This post will provide the complete guide to the process of PST to Office 365 migration. Readers will know the methods after going through the write-up and be able to export PST for backup or any other reason. Before going to the methods to upload PST file to Office 365, we will read a related user query.
“In our organization, we have started to use Office 365 recently. I want to backup my Outlook data by importing PST file to Office 365 cloud. I heard this is a good solution to Outlook backup but do not know how to perform it. If anyone knows, kindly come forward and share.”
When it comes to transferring your PST file to Office 365, users can implement two different techniques. This post is going to shed light on both techniques so that users can choose according to their choice.
In the manual process, we use Microsoft Azure to perform the PST file transfer. However, users must obtain permission to Import Export Mailbox. This is one of the compulsory conditions of this method. As the process is quite lengthy, we have divided into five sections.
Part I: Download Microsoft Azure AzCopy Tool
Part II: Collect “Storage Key” & “Upload URL”
Part III: Upload PST File to Office 365
In this command,
\\SERVER01\PSTshare is the PST file location. If you have multiple PST files there, AzCopy will upload all PST files.
C:\PSTshare\Uploadlog.log is the location of the log file on the local system.
Part IV: Create CSV File for Mapping PST
Part V: Create Import Job in Office 365
Now, your PST file has been successfully imported in Office 365 cloud.
This method we have just mentioned is not an easy one to perform. It is not only complex and lengthy, it also requires Global Admin credentials to import PST file to Office 365. All these shortcomings make this process a difficult and complex one. As a result, people always look for another technique when it comes to transferring PST files into O365.
To avoid all these shortcomings of the manual methods, you may try a trouble-free method of using Office 365 Import PST Tool. This software migrates Outlook PST files into Office 365 cloud. All data items of PST file including emails, contacts, and calendar is possible to import to Office 365 by using this tool. You do not have to worry about exporting email attachments as it transfers the attachments also. If users want, they can migrate selective data items of the PST file. Here are the basic features of Office365Import tool:
The above discussion explores different ways to migrate Outlook PST to Office 365 Exchange Online. By reading this post, users can learn how to import PST File to Office 365 Cloud. As the manual method is a hard method to implement, users should choose the mentioned application. This tool will seamlessly migrate all PST items to Office 365 and save you from all the trouble of performing manual PST to Office 365 migration.
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