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How to Safely Extract and Convert Exchange Mailboxes to Outlook PST Files

Stellar EDB to PST Converter provides users with a platform to easily convert their Exchange mailboxes to Outlook PST files. The software facilitates safe extraction of user mailboxes from Exchange database (.EDB) file and allows restoring them as individual PST files in your system. You can efficiently move your emails, contacts, attachments, and other objects to a personal folders (.PST) file that can be accessed locally. This ensures business continuity in instances of Exchange Server downtime or when your EDB database file becomes inaccessible due to other reasons.

The online EDB to PST conversion is carried out safely through Stellar EDB to PST Converter. The software can quickly convert an online EDB file to Outlook PST while other users enjoy uninterrupted Exchange services. Thus, you can easily perform conversion in the online mode without affecting your business operations plan. Further, you can opt for selective mailbox conversion to save your precious time and effort required to convert the entire Exchange database.

Follow the procedure described below to convert an Exchange database (EDB) file to Outlook PST files using Stellar EDB to PST Converter:

  • The main interface of Stellar EDB to PST Converter provides two options: 'Convert Online EDB to PST' and 'Convert Offline EDB to PST'.

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Convert Online EDB to PST:

  • On the main interface, click 'Convert Online EDB to PST'. The 'Connect to Exchange Server Mailbox' dialog box is displayed. You can connect either to a single mailbox or to all mailboxes on the server. Select the desired option and provide the login details. Click 'OK'.

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  • If you choose to connect to a single mailbox, a window appears showing the 'User Name' and 'Status' of the mailbox. Click 'OK'.
  • If you choose to connect to all mailboxes on the server, you will get a list of all mailboxes with their respective status as shown below. The status of some mailboxes will be shown 'Disconnected' if you do not have 'Full Mailbox Permission' for those mailboxes. Click 'OK'.

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  • You will get a list of selected / all mailboxes in the left pane with their corresponding folders. You can preview emails in these folders by selecting them from the top-right pane.

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  • Click 'Save Mailboxes' button on the toolbar, provide a desired destination path, and then click 'OK'. The software will save your mailboxes as PST files to the specified location.

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Convert Offline EDB to PST:

  • If you select 'Convert Offline EDB to PST', the following interface appears along with the 'Select EDB File' dialog box. In the dialog box, click 'Open EDB File' to select an offline EDB file for conversion. You can also search for EDB files in your system through 'Find EDB File'. Click 'Start' to initiate the conversion process.

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  • The software starts scanning the selected EDB file and lists all mailboxes in the file in the left pane. When you select a mailbox folder in the left pane, all mail items contained in the folder are displayed in the top-right pane. Select a mail item to preview its contents in the bottom-right pane.

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  • Select the desired mailboxes you want to convert and click 'Save Mailboxes' icon on the toolbar. Provide a destination path to save the converted mailboxes and click 'OK'. After completion of the process, the software saves the selected mailboxes as PST files at your specified location in the system.

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    * Free Download – Free Trial version of the product allows previewing all the converted user mailbox items as individual PSTs. For saving these converted PST files, you need to register the product