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I am currently trying to EXMERGE from an NT4 SP6a system running Exchange 5.5 SP4 using the two step process to export the mail boxes to PST's. I have ensured that the security for the account I am using is DEFFINATELY correct and am getting connected to the store ok and can select the mailboxes that I wish to Export. However it seems to fail on the export and produces the following error in the log file:

[09:11:27] All mailboxes will be processed, regardless of locale
[09:11:27] Using default locale for all mailboxes
[09:11:27] Initializing worker thread (Thread0)
[09:11:27] Copying data from mailbox 'Goodwin Greig' ('GREIG.GOODWIN') on Server 'SV-00042' to file 'C:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\GREIG.GOODWIN\DESKTOP\GREIG.GOODWIN.PST'.
[09:11:27] Error initializing MAPI.
[09:11:27] Errors encountered. Copy process aborted for mailbox 'Goodwin Greig' ('GREIG.GOODWIN').
[09:11:27] MAPI has not been initialized (CMapiSession::DeleteOurProfile)
[09:11:27] Number of items copied from the source store for all mailboxes processed: 0
[09:11:27] Total number of folders processed in the source store: 0
[09:11:27] 0 mailboxes successfully processed. 1 mailboxes were not successfully processed. 0 non-fatal errors encountered.
[09:11:27] Process completion time: 00:00:00

Does anyone know why this would occur?

Thanks R
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Hi richiesimpson,
Basically the mailboxes themselves need to be initialized in the store for us to pull those. To initialize the mailbox in the store, it either needs to have had e-mail sent to it, or a user (a MAPI user or OWA or whatever) needs to have logged on to the mailbox to initialize the store object itself. That's especially true in Exchange 5.5.


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Sorted this myself
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;317946&Product=ech 

to do with the wrong MAPI dll
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ok, was going to ask for an error code but the info i provided is the usual reason.
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cheers mate no probs have some points!!

RS
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thanks :)
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