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HOW TO:Use Exchange migration utility to prepare Objects and Permissions for migration

Khurram Hameed


This article guides how the attached utility can be used to create/update objects in target platform by copying objects, permissions data from source platform.

Applies to
This article applies to MachPanel Build v6.4.70 and above.


The Migration guide guides how to migrate the mailbox items (emails, folders and etc..), but it doesn’t replicate the mailbox settings such as group membership, calendar permissions and etc. To replicate the mailbox configuration settings, this separate desktop utility is created (Please see attachment) which can be used to collect and compile the configuration/settings data of the selected mailboxes, distribution lists and mail contacts in data files in JSON format on source exchange server. These files then can be imported in control panel

  1. Download and unzip Exchange Migration on Source Exchange Server.
  2. Launch ExchangeMigrationUtility.exe.
  3. Specify Source Exchange Server domain details

    Preferred Domain controller is Optional, you can also choose if Entire Forest must be searched by checking checkbox shown above. Click Next
  4. All the Mail-domains will be loaded, domain of choice can be filtered using Search filed (it starts locating as soon as you type),
    you can also make use of Select All, Clear All buttons as well

    Check the checkbox(es) against one or more mail-domain(s) and click Next
  5. All mailboxes will get loaded accordingly, again you can make use of Search filed, Select All, Clear All buttons

    Select the desired mailbox (es), Click Get button(This will create script for selected Mailbox(es) ), click Next.
  6. Similarly get script for Distribution lists by Searching, checking checkbox(es) against DLs

    Click Get and then Next buttons
  7. And for Mail Contacts as well, Search, check the checkbox(es)

    Click Get and then Next buttons
  8. Now you will be asked to specify Location where .dat files will be saved

    Select the path. Click OK (You can create new folder by appending \FolderName in Data File Location path field)
  9. Click Yes

    And let following to complete.

    Once done, A Success message will be shown, click OK.
    Now created .dat files can be used after completing migration by following Migration guide
Type: HOW TO
Level: Intermediate
Last Modified: 9 Months Ago
Last Modified By: Khurram.hameed
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