Synching pst files to onedrive

Hi,
Recently I have installed Office 365 and enabled onedrive for my laptop. I am able to sync all my files to onedrive. But what about my outlook pst files which still I could not backup successfully.

pst files can be backedup via onedrive or any other alternative solutions to backup to cloud platform ?

Kindly advise on this
Jinesh Kumar KochathSr. IT Manager (Middle East & South East Asia)Asked:
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Microsoft has a PST Backup tool. You need to exit Outlook first.

https://support.office.com/en-sg/article/Back-up-Outlook-data-with-the-Microsoft-Outlook-Personal-Folders-Backup-tool-7ef27bac-6088-4f03-a9f7-34165d885883

Since OneDrive is just a drive and not Exchange, I do not think you can sync the PST files, just back them up.
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Vasil Michev (MVP)Commented:
If you have an Exchange Online account, just configure it in Outlook and import the PST there (preferably in the archive). This way you will be able to access them from any location using Outlook and OWA.
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Jinesh Kumar KochathSr. IT Manager (Middle East & South East Asia)Author Commented:
We are doing it, and pst is available in local drive. We want to save this pst file to cloud, so that in case of any loss of file, we can restore it from cloud
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Jinesh Kumar KochathSr. IT Manager (Middle East & South East Asia)Author Commented:
still waiting for an answer, kindly advise
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Rok ZemljaricCommented:
Hi Jinesh,
if you are still looking for an answer... syncing pst files with OneDrive is not supported. The main reason is that the pst is an open file that is being accessed by Outlook so that can cause a look of problems when syncing.

If you really want to backup pst files to OneDrive try to do it in an "offline" mode by closing the Outlook and then copying the pst.

Regards,
Rok
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