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How to convert EDB to PST Manually?

During the process of Exchange Migration users need to convert their EDB file extension to PST so that it can be read and written post-migration. Here are the methods on how to convert EDB to PST Manually.



Convert EDB to PST Using Exchange Management Shell
Exchange Management Shell provides a command line interface to access the database, get its status, and make the required changes in them.



To convert free EDB to PST file, use the following commands in a sequential manner



Run the command to get the list of mailboxes in a database.
Get-MailboxStatistics -Database
The command will enlist all the mailboxes present in the database.



Run the command to export the EDB file to a PST.
New-MailboxExportRequest -Mailbox -FilePath \ExchangeBackupPSTMailboxName.PST
The command will save the mailbox data to a new PST file. But make sure that the destination folder is a shared folder.



Run the command to check the status of mailbox export request.
Get-MailboxExportRequest
It will provide the status of the export request.



After completing the export process, cancel the export request by the following command.
Remove-MailboxExportRequest -Identity
Using this process, you can export the data from a single mailbox.



To learn how to Migrate Email To Office 365 visit O365CloudExperts.

Regards,
Jake Paul.