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    Hi all,

    I have an SBS server with a few rather large mailboxes in Exchange 2007 built into the SBS, which have to be moved to a new domain, where I have Exchange 2010 running.

    Besides the obvious path (dump to PST, restore through outlook in dest. domain), what is the best way of doing this?

    Will the "stupid" PST way work at all?

    Any links to a guide/howto, or a MS KB very much appreciated


    Thanks
    D
    Real stupidity always beats Artificial Intelligence (c) Terry Pratchett

    BA (BM), RHCE, MCSE, DCSE, Linux+, Network+

  • #2
    Re: Moving mailboxes between different users in different domains

    As you are using SBS, exporting to PST is the only option available to you without using expensive third party options.

    export-mailbox on the Exchange 2007 server, import-mailbox on the Exchange 2010 server.

    Simon.
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    • #3
      Re: Moving mailboxes between different users in different domains

      Thanks Simon,

      So PS cmdlets is what I need to use, then copy the resulting file and import.

      Do I have to create a mailbox on the dest. server and import into it, or does the import process create the mailbox, and I only have to attach it to a user account?
      Real stupidity always beats Artificial Intelligence (c) Terry Pratchett

      BA (BM), RHCE, MCSE, DCSE, Linux+, Network+

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      • #4
        Re: Moving mailboxes between different users in different domains

        The two commands are basically doing the same thing as exmerge, so you have to permissions to access both sets of mailboxes using the accounts concerned, and the accounts have to exist.

        It is content only, nothing else, again because you are using SBS (and therefore cannot use a trust).

        The documentation on Technet will explain exactly what is required.

        Simon.
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        Simon Butler
        Exchange MVP

        Blog: http://blog.sembee.co.uk/
        More Exchange Content: http://exchange.sembee.info/
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