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Backup exchange to PST without New-MailboxExportRequest

I've been tasked with archiving the contents of 300 mailboxes to PST on an Exchange 2010 environment. However, the exchange administrators are being annoyingly overprotective and not allowing me to ...
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Exchange 2010 Where did import go

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 ...
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How to import PST extracted from Exchange db to linux IMAP server?

I had an Exchange 2000 server that crashed, I recovered the PST mailboxes from the .edb database. Now I'll move to a linux webhosting with imap support. I've to import the PST contents in the ...
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Outlook 2010 Inbox folder deleted but it is still trying to archive it

One of my users has dozens of PST files, one for each project he is working on. He has a folder for each under the inbox, and once a project is finished, he has archived the rest of the files in that ...
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PST Capture 2.0 won't install

I am preparing our organisation to migrate from an ISP hosted e-mail account to MS Exchange Online hosting. We need to migrate existing mail into the new accounts before doing the final switch over. ...
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Looking to migrate from 2003 to Exchange 2010, what are best practices for importing PSTs?"

I'm looking at ways to import PST files into Exchange (specifically Exchange 2010) during an Exchange 2003 to 2010 migration. Any handy tips and tricks anyone?
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Multiple Outlook users on a Single PST file?

I am guessing the answer is no, but can multiple outlook users use the same PST file at the same time from a file server? The idea being to get some old stuff off of the Exchange server that a couple ...
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Outlook 2010 clients corrupts every .pst archive opened

We have got an installation of Outlook 2010 that corrupts every .pst archive opened with it, except for a newly created test archive which only had one mail in it. All archives cannot be opened and ...
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Import of PST backup of calendar folder is rejected as not containin calendar data

I recently migrated a user on Outlook with a pop account (PST file) to Exchange (OST file). We need to import his contacts from the PST file to the new Calendar in his Exchange box. I added the PST ...
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Outlook 2010 n- Automatic sorting to separate PST's for easy Exports of incoming nd oputgoing email by catagory [closed]

A few years back when researching this problem I ran across a program that came close to being a perfect solution. It would not work for what I needed but I showed me some possibilities that I would ...
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export mailbox data from a mailbox to a .pst file (Exchange 2007)

I want to delete some old exchange accounts. Therefore I want to backup the mails in these accounts before deleting them. I found the article How to export mailbox data from Microsoft. I want to ...
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Exchange 2010 and Outlook 2010 Email Archiving BYOD Co-existence

I used to have most of my users on PST files for local email archiving, however, I'm now getting a lot of staff using iOS and Android devices quite heavily for work (sales). How can I store their ...
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Export Exchange 2003 mailboxes to PST and import to Exchange 2013 wierd folder names

I am trying to export mailboxes from my old Exchange 2003 SP2 that runs on a Windows Small Business Server 2003 and import them to my new Exchange 2013 that runs on a Windows Server 2012. So far I ...
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Export Exchange Public folders to a network drive, sharepoint, or a PST

I have a single user who is using 110Gb of data in public folders, and the Exchange admin (me) is persuading them to put that data elsewhere. What options are there for exporting this data? What ...
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Samba4 locked pst files

i have a samba4 server that holds my clients outlook pst files, if the outlook client or the machine crashes i must go to the server to kill the PID manually. i saw there was "reset on zero vc =yes" ...
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Outlook 2010 hanging, 50GB PST file

One of my customers Outlook keeps hanging he is blaming our exchange server but i strongly suspect it is related to a 30GB and 20GB archive data pst files he has attached. We have hundreds of other ...
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Need to make a scheduled task run as another user but keep the current user’s environment

I need to backup users .pst files. The current method I am trying is making a shadow copy using Diskshadow. My script works great all but Diskshadow needs to be ran as administrator but also needs to ...
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How to extract attachments from Exchange 2003 database

I have an ancient Exchange 2003 server that I'm getting ready to retire. All user accounts have been migrated to Google Apps for Business, so no new mail is being sent or received on the server. There ...
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Software to List Difference between Outlook PSTs

I have been tasked by the business to find any emails that have been deleted by a specific user. We currently do not store or index specific emails but we do backup the Exchange Information stores. ...
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Converting a Maildir to a PST

Does anyone know of any solutions to convert a Maildir to a PST in linux? I'm able to use a program in Windows called Aid4Mail, but that requires me to pull the Maildir down from the server. I've got ...
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Lost a PST file on the network

Yesterday I migrated a user inbox to a new .pst on the network, but this morning the pst file has just disappeared. I had no error or warning during moving the files from the inbox to the external ...
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ScanOST Vs. ScanPST

When an OST file is corrupted, Outlook (2007) complains: """ Errors have been detected in the file blah.ost. Quit Outlook and all mail-enabled applications, and then use the Inbox repair ...
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Outlook 2007 crashed during import of PST to new Exchange mailbox, now fails to connect at all

I've been running through a pretty straightforward migration process for about 20 users. The process has been to save mail to PST, retain the old profile whenever possible, delete the mail account, ...
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Exchange 2010 Archive to PST

I would like to do as I used to be able to do with Exmerge with older versions of Exchange. Basically, I need to be able to find messages that are older than a certain date, export those messages to ...
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Error importing PSTs into Exchange 2010 SP1

So I’d created a PST at the location c:\pstfiles\user.pst to test importing PSTs into Exchange 2010 via PowerShell. I’d already installed 64bit outlook on the server, and added import export roles ...
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Exchange Migration Contacts Issue

We are migrating from a hosted Exchange 2007 environment to an internally hosted Exchange 2010 server. One problem that we've encountered during the migration is that users complain that when they ...
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Resetting pst password on a system that is using Symantic Endpoint Protection [closed]

I work for a company that employs Symantec Endpoint Protection. I have a user that has forgotten the password to their pst file. I've tried running a few password reset programs but Symantec treats ...
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Outlook 2010 PST Encryption Algoirthm

What algorithm does Outlook 2010 use for it it's pst encryption? I am hoping it is AES 128 or 256.... Cheers
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Determine who is opening a .PST file from a network drive on the local network?

Our system admin has been struggling with the issue of our network getting completely locked up when users open PST files from network drives. Apparently Microsoft is aware of this problem but there ...
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How to extract specific messages from Outlook OST files?

The company I work for is in the middle of a legal dispute. As part of the dispute we have been asked to provide all emails SENT TO or RECEIVED from a list of 141 individuals during a 4 month time ...
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Backup multiple Exchange Accounts without direct access to exchange server

For e-mail, we use Microsoft Exchange and it is hosted by 1and1.com. We have about 30 Exchange accounts that I would like to backup to a PST file. That is, for each account that we have (all 30), I ...
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Method to backup PST files

Is there a 'best practice' for ensuring user's PST files are backed up? Does anyone have any recommendations for this? Putting netbackup on everyone's Desktop I don't think is an option, what about ...
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Handling the Outlook 2007 AutoArchive PST file

We encourage our users to enable AutoArchive in Outlook 2007 as a way to manage their mailbox sizes. However, we frequently end up running in to problems with the archive.pst file that is generated. ...
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PST backup with Volume Shadow Copy Service

I was asked to implement the task of backing up 35 PST files ranging from 800Mb to 2000Mb. Windows XP and Windows 2000 workstations are assigned to the users and we have a Windows 2000 domain ...
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Is it possible to compact and/or compress a pst from the command line / powershell?

We've got loads of psts sitting on a network drive that is running short of space.
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Need help on importing PSTs into Exchange 2010

I would really like to hear if anyone has (and how you did it) successfully imported PSTs into Exchange 2010 (RTM or SP1). I have tried via PowerShell (for SP1) but I am now stuck. Link to my ...
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Convert outlook PST to IMAP Maildir

I'm currently migrating users from an Exchange to an IMAP Postfix server using Maildir format mailboxes. For now i've been copying mails on outlook from the PST to the new IMAP mailbox, but it's ...
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Client-side Mail Archiving

We have a client (C) who was recently required by the parent company to move their e-mail to the parent company (P) Exchange system. Users of C generally have large mailboxes and previously made use ...
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Free, preferably OSS, .pst undelete?

Im looking for something that can read a PST file and undelete a folder than has been deleted from the PST (it is no longer in the deleted bin). I tried a "free" tool only to find out once its ...
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Write-protect Outlook PST file

I am looking for a way to write-protect Outlook PST files, so that one cannot accidentally delete mails from or add mails to the PST file. The file is an archive and shall be accessible read-only from ...
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use the cli of winrar to backup outlook pst

hello is it possible to use the winrar cli to backup a pst file. i have outlook openend 24/7 so the file is locked. i use the following command: C:\Backup>"c:\Program Files\WinRAR\rar.exe" a ...
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Object Not Found with Auto Archive pst file in Outlook

When I try to do anything with the Auto Archive in outlook, I get an error message that says object not found. This includes trying to get properties, or remove it. I tried going into mail in the ...
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Merge PST files

Is there a free tool that is good at merging pst files? It seems outlook can do this, by using the import option, but when I tried it, it took over 4 hours for a 2GB pst file. Anyone know of ...
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FLOSS Duplicate Email Detector For PSTs?

Does anyone have a 'FLOSS' (free/libre/open source software) duplicate email detector that will search Outlook PST files and compare emails in the same folder and find duplicates? Thanks in ...
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How do I find out what PST files users have attached to their Outlook accounts?

We have some rather large Outlook PST files left over from previous employees. Some of these are connected to Outlook (2003 and 2007) accounts in the enterprise, and seem to be getting flagged for ...
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Personal email archive alternative to PST files

If you aren't willing or able to prevent users from keeping old emails "forever", what solution do you have? Exchange 2007 allows pretty massive mailboxes, but lots of people still recommend against ...