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Migrating Exchange 2010 to Office 365

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#1 Zoom7000

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Posted 06 April 2014 - 12:32

I will be migrating my local school Exchange 2010 to Office 365 for Education this week. I have already signed up for plan A2 and the domain has been verified with Microsoft. I have advised the staff that emails will not be available for the duration of the spring break. I have approximately 30 mailboxes and I need to migrate all the emails to Office 365. So, does anyone have any tips on how I should proceed?




#2 +Bryan R.

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Posted 06 April 2014 - 12:45

There are official migration paths that basically have you setup a hybrid scenario to sync the two Exchange servers on and off site but usually for smaller clients I just export the mailboxes to PST and import to their local Office365 Outlook profile and let the OST sync it in reverse.

#3 +Audien

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Posted 06 April 2014 - 20:12

I think Technet would recommend performing a cutover migration in this scenario.