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How to export mailboxes of MS exchange 2007 server?

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A single MS Exchange Server 2007 with SP2 is housing 90 mailboxes. I checked and found that there are few mailboxes almost 10 Gb in size. We want to export and then import them into a new exchange 2007 server as well. I heard that we can use export-mailbox, is this correct? Shall I use the powershell on the exch server?

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If the Exchange servers are part of the same Exchange organization then you can perform a Move-Mailbox in Powershell or through the GUI (right click the Mailbox -> Move Mailbox...). If the Exchanges servers are not connected then absolutely export-mailbox is the correct way to go.

Export-Mailbox can either be run from the Exchange server or remotely.

Export-Mailbox –Identity ‘alias’ –PSTFolderPath <path to where PST should be created such as c:\PSTs\alias.pst>

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More information about mailbox moves can be found at http://www.msexchange.org/articles-tutorials/exchange-server-2007/management-administration/moving-mailboxes-exchange-2007-part1.html

Move-Mailbox
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa997599(v=EXCHG.80).aspx

Export-Mailbox
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa998579%28v=EXCHG.80%29.aspx
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by:Malli Boppe
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Is the new exchange server in the same exchange organisation as your current server.
if so you can just use to EMC to move the mailboxes.
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by:MichaelBalack
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Hi PeterRecs,

How to just copy the contents of calendar, tasks and contacts only?
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I think just use the "includefolders" will do. The problem is when I run export-mailbox command, an error message prompted me to use 32-bit system. BTW, how to install the exchange 2007 management tools?
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Mahesh Sharma earned 500 total points
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Download Exchange 2007 SP2 32-Bit from here

Use below command to export mailboxes:

Export-Mailbox -Identity <Alias> -IncludeFolder "\Calendar","\Tasks","\Contacts" -PSTFolderPath <Path to PST>
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