Best way to export mailbox in PST file with Exchange 2007

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I just want to know what is the best way to export mailbox in PST file with Exchange 2007. Is there anything else other than exmerge because  there iis 2 Go limit?

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You can use the shell to do this without any limitations :
Export-Mailbox Identity <mailboxUser> -PSTFolderPath <pathToSavePST>

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George SasIT Engineer

Correct code .
Export-Mailbox Identity <mailboxUser> -PSTFolderPath <pathToSavePST>

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Export-Mailbox -Identity <mailboxUser> -PSTFolderPath <pathToSavePST>
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Till now seems good but I'm getting this err, any idea why?:

Event Type:      Error
Event Source:      Exchange Migration
Event Category:      Export Mailbox
Event ID:      1008
Date:            7/23/2009
Time:            10:23:55 PM
User:            N/A
Computer:      WINXPLAB
The export-mailbox task for mailbox 'Anthony Wow' failed.
Error: Failed to copy messages to the destination mailbox store with error:
MAPI or an unspecified service provider.
ID no: 00000000-0000-00000000

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I am getting the same error as Sam2009.... any ideas?



If I remember I fixed the prob by giving the good rights to the admin user. I think the user you use doesn't have the right on that mailbox. Take a look on it.

Go to EMC on the mailbox recipient, right click on the mailbox and choose: Manage Full Access permission

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