How to migrate mailboxes to Exchange with CodeTwo Exchange Migration
CodeTwo Exchange Migration is a server application that allows you to migrate mailboxes from various sources to Exchange 2010, 2013, 2016 and 2019. You can also use it to migrate from Microsoft 365 (Office 365) or IMAP-based email systems, such as IBM Notes, Zimbra, Google Workspace (G Suite) and hosted Exchange services[^2^].
In this article, we will show you how to perform a cross-forest migration from Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2019 with CodeTwo Exchange Migration. You will need a valid serial number to activate the program and start the migration. You can get a free trial serial number from here or purchase a full license from here.
Step 1: Install CodeTwo Exchange Migration on your target server
Download the installation file from here and run it on your target Exchange server. Follow the wizard steps to complete the installation. You will need to provide your administrator credentials and accept the license agreement.
Step 2: Activate CodeTwo Exchange Migration with your serial number
Launch CodeTwo Exchange Migration and go to the Dashboard tab. Click on the Activate button and enter your serial number. You can also activate the program offline if you don't have an internet connection. For more details on activation, see this article.
Step 3: Configure source and target server connections
Go to the Source server tab and click on Add new source server. Select Exchange Server as the source type and enter the name or IP address of your source server. You will also need to provide an administrator account that has access to all mailboxes on the source server. Test the connection and save the settings.
Go to the Target server tab and click on Add new target server. Select Exchange Server as the target type and enter the name or IP address of your target server. You will also need to provide an administrator account that has access to all mailboxes on the target server. Test the connection and save the settings.
Step 4: Create a migration job and select mailboxes for migration
Go to the Jobs tab and click on New migration job. Enter a name for your migration job and select your source and target servers. Click Next.
Select the mailboxes you want to migrate from the source server and match them with their corresponding mailboxes on the target server. You can use auto-matching or manual matching options. Click Next.
Step 5: Configure migration options and filters
Select what types of items you want to migrate, such as emails, contacts, calendars, tasks, etc. You can also enable advanced options, such as migrating permissions, public folders, archive mailboxes, etc. Click Next.
Select what time range of items you want to migrate, such as last month, last year, etc. You can also exclude specific folders from migration, such as Junk Email, Deleted Items, etc. Click Next.
Step 6: Start the migration job
Review your migration job settings and click Finish. Your migration job will be added to the list of jobs on the Jobs tab. To start the migration job, select it and click Start.
You can monitor the migration progress for each mailbox, migration job or the entire migration project on the Jobs tab. You can also generate reports at different levels of granularity by clicking on Reports.
Step 7: Perform post-migration cleanup
After the migration is completed, you may need to perform some post-migration tasks, such as updating Outlook profiles, reconfiguring mobile devices, removing legacy servers, etc. For more details on post-migration cleanup, see a474f39169