78 pst files need to move into Exchange 2013

I have 78 PST files I extracted from a retired 2003 exchange server edb file. I plan to create a profile in Outlook and add them back into exchange if needed.

Is there a way to run the command in powershell or in Exchange itself.

Thank you.
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WORKS2011Austin Tech CompanyAsked:
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Chris CastoroClient ServicesCommented:
There is a powershell for this.

New-MailboxImportRequest

See this technet for syntax

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff607310(v=exchg.160).aspx
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WORKS2011Austin Tech CompanyAuthor Commented:
only example 3 would work

Dir \\SERVER01\PSTshareRO\Recovered\*.pst | %{ New-MailboxImportRequest -Name RecoveredPST -BatchName Recovered -Mailbox $_.BaseName -FilePath $_.FullName -TargetRootFolder SubFolderInPrimary}

However I'm not confident what to change in the above.

Also, would I have to create a shared folder for each 78 PSTs or am I not understanding this correctly.
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
is this for 78 different users/mailboxes?
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WORKS2011Austin Tech CompanyAuthor Commented:
HI David, yes.
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DeepinInfrastructure Engineer Commented:
Should have migrated Exchange to 2010 then to exchange 2013.

If you prefer the GUI way

https://lumandrew.wordpress.com/2013/09/10/importing-pst-to-user-mailbox-via-eac/
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WORKS2011Austin Tech CompanyAuthor Commented:
this is not what I asked. Thanks though.

It was not an option.
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Chris CastoroClient ServicesCommented:
Hey Works2011, the command in option 3 assumes the pst files have been named based on alias.
The only thing you would have to change here would be the shared folder path.

Dir \\SERVERNAME\PSTshareRO\Recovered\*.pst | %{ New-MailboxImportRequest -Name RecoveredPST -BatchName Recovered -Mailbox $_.BaseName -FilePath $_.FullName -TargetRootFolder SubFolderInPrimary}

i'd test one pst before i'd run it on all 78 (smallest available), make sure the peramiters work how you want.  i beleive the users will also need to exist on the target exchange server, alias matching pst file name.

let me know if that helps.
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Methew AndrewCommented:
Hi,
Import your PST files into MS Outlook and after that connect Exchange server with your Outlook account to move these files into Exchange server.
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WORKS2011Austin Tech CompanyAuthor Commented:
ended up using both, thank you.
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