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I see a ton on articles on importing PST files in Exchange 2010, but I do not have the option. I need to import PST files, can anyone shed some light.

I added the administrator to the “Mailbox Import Export” role using the following at the exchange management shell.

New-ManagementRoleAssignment –Role “Mailbox Import Export” –User “administrator”

I installed Outlook as recommended here, but I only get export option in the Exchange Management Console and trying to run the import from the exchange management shell only gives error saying cmdlet mot found.

Any help is appreciated.

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It turns out I needed to have both Outlook 64bit, 32bit will not work. I also needed to assign a role to my user:

New-ManagementRoleAssignment –Role “Mailbox Import Export” –User “USER”

I found the solution here.

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you have to run special version of power shell - exchange management powershell. for starters - you'll find it in your start menu in microsoft exchange server 2010 folder.

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I apologize for the confusion, I am using the exchange management shell. I will update my question. –  Dustin Laine May 15 '10 at 17:13

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