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can I migrate users email from exchange 2007 to exch 2013 without the users having to be out of their email?

Posted on 2014-12-10
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Is it possible to migrate users email from exch 2007 to exch 2013 while the users are still in their email just like you can from exch 2010?
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Short answer, No.  The Mailbox Replication service (MRS) was not introduced until Exchange 2010.  The MRS is what allows for online mailbox migrations.

Limitations to Moving Mailboxes in Previous Versions of Exchange


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So to migrate the users from exch 2007 to exch 2013, the users have to be out of their outlook then I guess correct?
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users cant be in outlook during exch 2007 to exch 2103 migration

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