Office 365 Outlook 2013 Exchange

I recently changed my outlook 2013 from an IMAP account to an Exchange Account

I migrated all the "storage PST files" and the rules that funnel messages to those folders.

I noticed that for folders that are in PST files on my hard drive that a suffix (client-only) was added to these rules.

When outlook is open and an email arrives these rules seem to work fine. Also when I manually run these rules they run fine.

But when outlook has been shutdown for a while (like overnight) I notice that the "non" client only rules seem to run fine offline and I would expect all of the "(client-only)" rules to run on start-up (as they did with IMAP) but they don't run automatically?

Is there a setting in Exchange that I should adjust?

Attached is a screen shot of the top few rules - all rules below those shown are marked "(client-only)"

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The pst is a local file so any rules, folders, ect are not on the server part so when outlook is not running the server does not know about the rules and folders.  The folders and rules have to be on the sever part of it.

Click File --> Info --> Manage Rules & Alerts. All E-Mail rules will be able to display in a pop up window.
        > Select the one inbox rule you want to copy. Click Copy..., it will show a Folder selection window and let you choose which mail account you'd like to move to.
        > Select the Office 365 account. If this inbox rule is not a client-only rule, it will be synchronized with OWA.

You can drag your PST folders up to the Exchange inbox and it will move them there or you can create new folders and rules.
rogerdjrAuthor Commented:
So if I understand correctly - I need to move all of the folders from my PC (.pst) to exchange.

That makes sense

I have two concerns -

1) How do I backup / archive - currently my weekly back-up stores all files change in the last week including the local pst files

2) My PSTs tend to get pretty large - I'm afraid I will overload my size limit 49.5 GB - I guess I could by a larger space?

The backup for the exchange is happening on the Office 365 side, if its on there its backed up.

Create archive PST's for old email that you might want to reference but do not need constant access to.  I tend to notice users send attachments but never clean up their sent items folder, chances are if you sent the attachment you already have it on your disk drive somewhere and dont really need a backup of the file in your PST file.

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