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Hello,

Im preparing a manual migration of a SBS2003 to a SBS2011. I'm just testing the process of exporting an Exchange 2003 mailbox into a PST using Exmerge. Well that part is easy.

Now the part of importing this PST file into an Exchange 2010 mailbox. I red a couple of websites that mention a few prerequisites.

- Create a user with the Mailbox Import Export role (where and when do I use this account?)
- Install Outlook 2010 (where do I install this and how do I use it?)

When I use the CMDlets they mention on all the websites, the EMS gives me an error that it doesn´t recognize these.

New-MailboxImportRequest  or Import-Mailbox

Check the attached PNG file.....

Any advise on how to succesfully import PST files in Exchange 2010 is more then welcome!!
mailboximport.PNG
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by:R_odec
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We just did a manual migration from sbs 2003 to 2011 and from outlook 2003 to 2010
How we dit it was very simple:

In outlook 2003 to export to a file - pst file, do export to external drive
then in outlook 2011 just go to File - open -import -import from another program or file -outlook data file pst - let it copy everything to the new mailbox.

it really is that simple but must be done manually on every pc.

It was only for 12 users so it was not so hard to do, i don't know for how many users you will do it?
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by:SvenIA
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I got about 75 mailboxes, so its a lot of work to for me to do it that way. I'd prefer a bulk import on my exchange server.....
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by:SvenIA
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Thanks for the fast help. Closing and re-opening the EMS did the trick. I can now succesfully import PST files into Exchange 2010
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by:suriyaehnop
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If you PST file based on "ALIAS"

For bulk import try this:

1. Connect your ext HDD to the server and map the drive e.g. J:\
2. Create a CSV file with this hearder format

Alias
User1
User2
User3

$Mbxs = Import-Csv <Directory for CSV File>

foreach ($Mbx in $Mbxs) {

$PST = ("J:\"+$Mbx.alias+".pst")

Import-Mailbox -Identoty $PST -Mailbox $Mbx.alias

}

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I not trying this code yet, please try if any error occur let me know. I will check test on my Exchange 2007
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