Can't move messages from the Inbox to my Personal Folders

Posted on 2006-06-02
Last Modified: 2008-02-01
I am trying to conserve space in my Exchange Server 2000 database file.  I setup a user with a pst file on his network drive (F:).

In his Outlook client, I had him move folders from his Exchange mailbox to his Personal folders (pst) file.  He was able to move several folders but then he was no longer able to move them.  He gets the following message:

"Can't move items.  The item could not be moved.  It was either already moved or deleted, or access was denied."

I set the security on his pst file to give him full control of the file but still got the same message.

Any ideas??

Question by:beyondt
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    Please check this also:

    XADM: Users Cannot Move Messages That Contain Attachments to an Outlook PST File

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    The other thing you might want to check is if the PST you are moving it to is the old (Pre Outlook 2003) version (which it probably is judging from the fact that you are using 2000). Those PST's have a 2gb limit. Create ANOTHER PST and move the data into it.

    I didn't read the above links so sorry if this is a repost. Try copying and pasting the relevant information from the links you post so that if the link changes, other people will be able to still benefit from your solutions that you post.

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    BINGO!!  I had him delete items from the pst and he was able to continue moving things over.

    Thanks to all!!

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