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Best 3rd Party Tool for exporting  Exchange 2003 Mailboxes over  20GB

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Hi Guys

I have an SBS 2003 server with Exchange, 2003. I need export the mailboxes.  1 Mailbox is 18G.
I need to get them in to Exchange 2013.  WHat is thw best 3rd party tool to do this.
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by:Tej Pratap Shukla ~Dexter
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Hi Thombie

once a while i was also got struct in such a situation. I have a to export mailboxes of size 52GB. I decided to proceed with PowerShell. But what i observed is its taking a lot time to perform the operation. I don't have much time at that time so i cancel the process and decided to go for third party tool. After searching a lot i have found Systools Exchange Recovery Software.

I Purchased the software, that works fine for me. Hope it will work for you

Thanks & Regards
Dexter
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Definitely recommend MigrationWiz from my end, it can do it all. Have used it for numerous Exchange 2013 and Office 365 migrations without issues: https://www.bittitan.com/products/migrationwiz/mailbox-migration
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In hae used Migrationwiz  and its great. Can it  migrate from servers on the same site  ?
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It certainly can. See this blog post from BitTitan (makers of MigrationWiz) for confirmation: http://blog.bittitan.com/2012/11/21/migrate-to-microsoft-exchange-2013-why-yes-we-can/
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by:Lee W, MVP
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ExMerge is not suitable as it has a 2GB limit.  However, you could export the existing mailbox using it by selecting only portions of email to export (by date range, for example).  Alternatively, you could take an OST file and use a third party tool to convert it to a PST.  Or just manually copy the mail over in outlook to a PST.

Otherwise, some of the tools others have suggested could work.
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Thanks  this worked.
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