Do you need to delay your MS Exchange Server 2016 installation plans just because Microsoft has not yet made its ‘Microsoft Exchange Server Deployment Assistant’ available for Exchange 2013 to Exchange 2016 migrations? Not at all! You can try another reliable solution for the migration–LepideMigrator for Exchange. This solution lets you migrate mailboxes, public folders, mailbox limits, permissions and all related information between different versions of Exchange, or between Exchange/Office 365 and Office 365 without requiring to perform a double-hop migration. So get ready for Exchange 2013 to 2016 migration right now.
LepideMigrator for Exchange (LME) supports intra-forest, cross-forest and hosted Exchange migrations. One can migrate mailboxes and public folders along with their permissions, Outlook profiles and rules. With its migration load sharing capabilities, this tool lets you perform migrations even with low server resources. And most importantly, if you have made some errors in the migration, you simply can roll back the migration completely or partially and can erase the migration footprints from the destination using this Exchange Migration tool.
LepideMigrator for Exchange has a clear edge over native migration methods because of its user-friendliness, flexibility, migration analyzer and scheduler, synchronization and co-existence facilities, migration status alerts, and migration pause and undo capabilities. It automates the migration process, keeping the routine Exchange tasks unaffected and sending you summary reports in every phase of the migration. Simply, you are in total control of the migration.
LME migrates mailboxes and public folders without disturbing the Exchange functioning.
In large migrations, you may lack server resources to support the migration. Don’t worry. You can share the load with your network computers with the help of LepideMigrator for Exchange.
During the migration, you will get summary reports in every stage of the migration. These reports contain migration job status and success/failure status. One can access these reports through a web console or get them as emails in specified ids.
By providing users with options like "Reassign", "Skip", "Replace" etc., LME allows its users to move mailbox' permissions and limits to Office 365.
Yes, Exchange environment is very complex. The migration from one version to another/cloud needs a lot of preparation and analysis. The migration analyzer of LepideMigrator or Exchange helps you plan the migration. When you give information on the amount of data, item counts, size of mailboxes and public folders, the software provides summary of the scenario relying on which you can decide on server utilization, load sharing etc. to plan the migration.
With LME, one can also migrate mailboxes easily and quickly from on-premise Exchange and Office 365 to hosted Exchange via selecting the "Migrate To" option provided by this tool and choosing the "hosted exchange migration" field from the dropdown menu.
LepideMigrator for Exchange synchronizes the source and destination environments and achieves co-existence between them in one-way or two-way mode as per the requirement. Any change in one side will be reflected on the other side. So mailbox items, new calendar entries, schedules, invitations, contacts etc. will be accessible in source as well as destination ends throughout the migration phase.
Using LepideMigrator for Exchange, one can also perform Outlook folder permission migration that allows users to transition folder permissions from source Exchange server to destination server by mapping user names, session IDs and using CSVs (comma separated values).
When you move, you need to carry everything with you—mailboxes, public folders, permissions, Outlook rules and profiles, and the Global Address book. LepideMigrator for Exchange helps you migrate everything. You can have everything in the new environment exactly the same way.
If something has gone wrong, or if you have a change of mind after the migration, you can reverse the migration. The roll back feature of LME, brings everything back to the source and cleans up the destination without leaving anything there. You can undo specific tasks too.
LepideMigrator for Exchange supports all versions—form Exchange 2000 to Exchange 2016, and Office 365. Migrations can be done between any of these versions without any double hopping. It supports Office 365 to Office 365 migration too.
Minimum requirements for installing LepideMigrator for Exchange are:
LepideMigrator for Exchange can be installed even with the latest versions of Windows Server and Windows operating systems. It supports migrations involving Office 365 and different versions of MS Exchange Server.
Windows Server 2008 / Windows server 2008 R2 / Windows Server 2012 / Windows Server 2012 R2 / Windows 10 / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8 / Windows 7 / Windows Server 2003 / Windows XP / Windows Vista
Exchange 2000 Server / Exchange Server 2003 / Exchange Server 2007 / Exchange Server 2010 / Exchange Server 2013 / Exchange Server 2016
You can test the performance of LepideMigrator for Exchange on your premises if you are impressed with its features and want to explore more. For this, check the basic requirements and download the trial version. Later you can purchase its license to avail all its migration facilities for unlimited period. .