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How To Export All Exchange 2010 Mailbox To PST File? Complete Guide

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Are you finding difficulty in finding the solution on how to export all Exchange 2010 mailbox to PST file format for backup purpose? If yes, then continue reading the write-up where we have provide solution & guide users to export all mailboxes to PST Exchange 2010.

MS Exchange Server is the one of the most popular mail server which is widely used by many IT organization & other industry verticals for the communication and business purpose. Now Microsoft has end the support of Exchange Server 2010 on 13th October 2020 & told users to move their Exchange data to the higher version of Exchange i.e. 2013, 2016, 2019 or Office 365 because after that they won’t be provide any kind of support like – time zone update, technical support, bug fixes, security fixes, etc… from their end.

Now users want to keep the backup of Exchange 2010 mailbox data to keep it safe and secure from various threats, corruption, accidental deletion of mailbox, and much more. Because of all this issue there are chances that user or company may lose their Exchange data. Then they have to face the consequences of losing the data which is given below:

  1. Have to bear the heavy financial loss
  2. Clients or users will start losing their trust in them
  3. Face the legal charges or penalties
  4. Their reputation and growth will start decreasing
  5. Sometime in worse scenario they may run out of business

In order to avoid all these technicality & complexity it is important to export multiple mailboxes to PST Exchange 2010 because if this situation occurs and users lose their Exchange data then at that time the PST file work as a backup file through which users can retrieve & access their Exchange mailbox by importing the Outlook data file directly to the Microsoft Exchange Server.

Manual Method for How to Export All Exchange 2010 Mailbox to PST File Format

Users can use the Exchange PowerShell cmdlet that allow users to export all mailboxes from EDB to the Outlook data file. This command export the content of the primary as well as archive Exchange database mailboxes to the PST file format. You can use this command to export the Exchange Server 2010 / 2013 / 2016 and above version mailboxes.

The New-MailboxExportRequest Exchange PowerShell command is available to the Mailbox Import Export Role & by default this role is not assigned to any role group. So, you can assign this role by using the cmdlet described in the below section:

New-ManagementRoleAssignment -Role “Mailbox Import Export” -User “insert_the_name_of_user”

Then, users have to generate the shared folder to store the PST file and provide the read/write permission or full control permission to the Exchange Trusted Subsystem security group of this particular folder. Use the following steps to provide permission:

  1. Create the New Folder >> Select the properties option by right click on it
  2. Then, select the sharing tab and then click on share button >> Click advance sharing button
  3. Select the permission button >> Click add button
  4. After that, insert the Exchange Trusted Subsystem in the given dialogue box >> Click on checkbox i.e. full control >> Then, click on apply & OK button

Use New-MailboxExportRequest Cmdlet for How to Export All Exchange 2010 Mailbox to PST File

Execute the cmdlet given below to export multiple mailboxes to PST Exchange 2010:

1. $Export = Get-Mailbox
2. $Export|%{$_|New-MailboxExportRequest -FilePath “\\PC\Exchange EDB mailbox\$($_.file).pst”}

This command export all Exchange 2010 mailbox from the Exchange Database to the Outlook PST file.

Shortcoming Of Manual Method

  1. Cannot export the dismounted and offline Exchange database file & mailboxes
  2. Doesn’t work with the corrupted EDB file and mailboxes
  3. It is a time-taking and prolonged solution. It depends on the size of Exchange mailbox to export it
  4. Users should be technically sound, have technical skills, and hands-on experience

Automated Wizard to Export All Mailbox to PST Exchange 2010 from Offline EDB File

Users can use the EDB to PST Converter Tool which support dismounted / offline Exchange database file (Public & Private) and used by many technical & non-technical users to export multiple mailboxes (user, archive, shared, disconnected, legacy) of any size to the Outlook data file from offline EDB file in a simplified manner without using any command.

This software provides scan mode option i.e. Quick and Advance scanning mode which recovers & repair the minimal as well as highly corrupted offline Exchange database file in a hassle freeway. After recovery, users can export the recovered Exchange database mailboxes to the Outlook PST and various file formats. The utility generates the export report which stores the success and fail count and save in CSV file format. It support all versions of Windows OS, Microsoft Outlook and Exchange Server version (2003 – 2016).

Working Steps for How to Export All Exchange 2010 Mailbox to PST from Offline EDB File

1. Download, Install the software and launch it in your local machine

2. Select the click add button to load offline Exchange 2010 EDB file >> Click on add button

3. Preview the offline Exchange 2010 mailboxes >> Click on export button

4. Select the offline EDB mailboxes >> From export type option, PST file radio button >> Select the browse button to set destination file path >> Click on the export button

Note: If users want to export the offline EDB mailboxes to the Live Exchange Server 2016 / 2013 / 2010 / 2007 / 2003 mailboxes in a simplified way. For that, users can use the Exchange Server Recovery Software which easily export the dismounted/offline Exchange database file directly into the Exchange Server in a simplified manner without any hassle.

Bringing It All Together

In this article, we have provide complete information on how to export all Exchange 2010 mailbox to PST file format by using the solution provided here. If they want to export mailboxes from Exchange Server use the manual solution and to export the offline/dismounted Exchange database mailboxes users can use the advance solution described in the above section which easily perform conversion without any hindrance.