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How can i export 130GB mailbox into PST

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Hi there,
Please help me to export a journal mailbox (130GB) into PSTs, i have tried to use export-mailbox that exported the mailbox into 95GB PST but i could not open it through outlook 2010 even after registry changes that maximize the ost and pst size.
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by:chcw
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You'd better split the mails and make sure the PST file size is less than 50GB, otherwise, there may be performance problems.
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by:Malekhasan
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It is more than 4 millions emails so i can not open it through outlook or view it anyhow.
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by:Barry Gill
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perhaps a better option would be to make the mailbox available via POP3 and download the messages into an outlook client.

I would set up an outlook client with several PST's and set up client based rules to move items to different PST files, You can create rules like "received within a specific time frame", "with a size between a specific range" etc to spread the messages over different PST's.

Make sure to delete from server.

you may find it takes a REALLY long time to get the pop3 session going, make sure to increase your time out in Outlook. You *may* need to use another mail client and store the messages as eml's in order to set things like "only download 4000 messages at a time"...
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by:endital1097
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i would use Export-Mailbox using the -Start and -End parameters and do it by date ranges
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by:Barry Gill
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doh. endital1097 is right, far simpler :)
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by:endital1097
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>> the tag led to my response :)
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by:Malekhasan
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I have tried export-mailbox with -startdate 1/1/10 -enddate 2/1/10 switchs but it moving 4 millions messages which means it i does not work.
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it processes the whole mailbox but will only get the specified date range
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by:Malekhasan
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Thank you Man, it is working perfect.
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