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Migration from .pst to new exchange server 365

We used to use pop but setting up exchange tomorrow

What’s the best way to import .pst file ?

Drag and drop the contents of the inbox and sent items from .pst to the exchange folder - is this one option ?

Is there another option ?

Thanks
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timgreen7077Exchange EngineerCommented:
one method is the use network upload. See  link

https://support.office.com/en-us/article/use-network-upload-to-import-your-organization-s-pst-files-to-office-365-103f940c-0468-4e1a-b527-cc8ad13a5ea6

another method is drag and drop pst content into the mailbox like you mentioned.

final option would be to use a 3rd party tool for the import. See link

https://www.nucleustechnologies.com/import-pst-to-office-365/
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Sandeep KumarAssociate ConsultantCommented:
The best way to import PST files to Office 365 is only Kernel Import PST to Office 365 tool. It is simple to use and easily import healthy PST and OST files to Exchange and Office 365. It can import user mailboxes, archive mailboxes & public folders and other items like emails, contacts, calendars to Exchange and Office 365 flawlessly. To know more about the tool, visit: https://www.nucleustechnologies.com/import-pst-to-office-365/
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danny staevIT HeadCommented:
you can easily upload your PST files into Office 365, use these steps

Open a Command Prompt on your local computer.

Go to the directory where you installed the AzCopy.exe tool in Step 1. If you installed the tool in the default location, go to %ProgramFiles(x86)%\Microsoft SDKs\Azure\AzCopy.

Run the following command to upload the PST files to Office 365.

 AzCopy.exe /Source:<Location of PST files> /Dest:<SAS URL> /V:<Log file location> /Y
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Pete LongTechnical ConsultantCommented:
^^  Whoa! What happened to Step 1 bud :)
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danny staevIT HeadCommented:
all above answers is only promotion of products
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Annie RoseTech LeadCommented:
You can try Office 365 PST tool which works worked great if you have not much pst files.

Else, as above suggested try third party solutions like; Shoviv PST to Office 365 or CodeTwo for Office 365 to get this migration done easily and efficiently.
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Shaun VermaakTechnical Specialist/DeveloperCommented:
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timgreen7077Exchange EngineerCommented:
@Shaun you will notice that I was the first to respond to the author and the solution you are providing was the first solution out of my 3 options.
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SysToolsData Expert - Recovery,Backup,MigrationCommented:
Hi,

Also, you can opt our Solution name SysTools Office365 Backup and Restore to import multiple PST files to Office 365.

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Sandeep KumarAssociate ConsultantCommented:
If you are looking for manual method, then 'Network Upload Method' is also suitable for uploading PST file to Office 365.
Visit https://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/31786/Import-PST-to-Office-365-Network-Upload-Method.html to know how to import PST file to Office 365 via Network Upload Method.
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SysToolsData Expert - Recovery,Backup,MigrationCommented:
If you are trying manual approach then url mentioned (support.office365) by @Shaun and @timgreen7077 is the best solution. You might face little bit difficulty while using the Manual approach as the method is complex.
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timgreen7077Exchange EngineerCommented:
I think there needs to be a reassigning of points because most answers by other engineers where duplicates of previous answers. Points should be assigned based on originality and not just because a duplicate answer was given.

Please consider reassigning points as follows:
Contributors:  timgreen7077 500
Sandeep Kumar 125
Sara Teasdale 125
Annie Rose 125
SysTools 125

These answers are unique to themselves.
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timgreen7077Exchange EngineerCommented:
Closing request.
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