How to move all the emails from one mailbox to a new mailbox ( Name changed- Situation))

Hi  

We have Exchange 2007 and outlook 2010. We have a user and her name is changed from Charlotte James to
Charlotte David. I have now created a new user account in the AD  and have created a new mailbox on exchange server by her new name Charlotte David.

Please let me know if there is a easy way to move all her emails from old mailbox to new mail box.

Thanks
lianne143Asked:
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Matthew ParsonsDirectorCommented:
Hi Lianne,

If I was honest the easiest no frills way, is just to backup up the mailbox to a PST and just reimport it, I think doing it server side well be more complicated and more hassle.

You could use some powershell commands as well but again you'd have to change permissions etc, if it was more than one user powershell would be my route.

Is there a reason why the user wasn't just renamed?

There is an article on Spiceworks that also discusses this.
https://community.spiceworks.com/topic/104554-rename-ad-user-and-exhange-mailbox

Hope this helps. Matt
TimorosCommented:
Can't you just rename the account and set an new mail address from the AD ?

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systechadminConsultantCommented:
You can export the currents emails to PST and then import the PST to the new mailbox.
lciprianionutCommented:
The easy solution for this is to rename her display name, eventually the samaccountname if is required.
You need to check what policy is applying for email address and if with this change it will change email address. Eventually you need to add a new SMTP address as default and keep the old one there to not lose mails.
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