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Public folder to Shared Mailbox Migration
« on: November 21, 2019, 03:59:27 PM »
Most of the organizations face difficulties to clean up the large public folders as it contains huge data. Then the need arises to move those data to the proper destination. This is a challenging one. It completely based on the proper migration planning.

Shared Mailboxes:

Shared mailbox is the one best destination option for the Public folders. It helps to access the information centrally for a group of employees within an organization.  Most of the organization uses this facility to share common information like Calendar events, Contacts, Tasks etc. They don’t need separate license. But the user who wishes to access the shared mailbox should have Office 365 license.

EdbMails for Public folder to Shared Mailbox migration:

EdbMails is the best third party utility to perform Office 365 Public folder to shared mailbox migration. The software uses advanced techniques for the migration process. It ensures no data loss.

Unlimited Public folder migration:

The tool supports Migration of unlimited public folders seamlessly. No matter of the Public folders count. Migrates complete Public folder data without any data loss.

Automatic impersonation rights:

The tool supports self setting of impersonation rights to both source as well as target servers. This feature saves the much of time and effort.

Maintaining the exact folder hierarchy:

The software migrates all the public folders data with same hierarchy to the destination shared mailbox. It moves 1:1 copy of the source data to the destination.

Specific data items migration:

The tool allows you to migrate some specific items by providing an option to enable include/ exclude filters. You can apply it based on After / Before date, Subject, Attachment name, To Address, From Address, Cc Address, Bcc Address etc. 

Exclude option for standard and custom folders:

The software will provide special utility to exclude standard folders like Inbox, Calendars, and Contacts etc. Also you can exclude some custom folders also.

It is fully worth to utilize EdbMails Public folders to Office 365 Migration tool instead of following native solutions which are more complex and time consuming.


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Re: Public folder to Shared Mailbox Migration
« Reply #1 on: November 25, 2019, 12:10:44 PM »
I suggest you to migrate from your service provider to office 365 as soon as possible. As Office 365 gives you an option to categorise and segregate the Data files in appropriate ways. That way it would be hassle-free for you to work on your public folders. Try Office 365 migration support while migrating to from your service provider to Office 365. It would remove most of the obstacles in your path.
« Last Edit: November 25, 2019, 12:17:12 PM by RuskinF »


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Re: Public folder to Shared Mailbox Migration
« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2020, 07:50:20 AM »
Migrate Public Folders to Office 365 Shared Mailbox. Public folders in Exchange provide a shared space for sharing important files. Cheers
« Last Edit: October 12, 2020, 10:31:37 AM by Admin »


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Re: Public folder to Shared Mailbox Migration
« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2020, 02:16:49 PM »
Follow this steps:-
1.   Create a custom list of the appropriate type on a SharePoint Online site collection to store events, tasks, or contacts.
2.   In SharePoint Online, go to the newly created list, and then select Connect to Outlook from the Actions menu.
3.   You can have the same drag-and-drop and bidirectional synchronization with Office Outlook experience as that of Exchange public folders.

Hope this helps.