MIGRATE EXCHANGE SERVICES TO 2016 PART 6 – MIGRATE MAILBOXES #EXCHANGE #WINDOWSSERVER #STEP BY STEP

After you’ve completed your deployment of Exchange 2016, and test connectivity via Exchange Remote Connectivity tool, you can move mailboxes to your Exchange 2016 Mailbox server.

Migrate Mailboxes

Configuring the Default Mailbox Database for Exchange Server 2016

  1. Logon Exchange 2016 Server, open Exchange Management Shell.
  2. Get all mailbox databases information via follow cmdlet.

     

    Get-MailboxDatabase -IncludePreExchange2013
    

     

3. Change the Default Mailbox Database name via follow cmdlet.

 

Set-MailboxDatabase "Mailbox Database 1278187797" -Name DB01-2016

 


4. Run follow cmdlet to check Mailbox Database path.

 

Get-MailboxDatabase DB01-2016 | Fl *path*

 


5. Run follow cmdlet to move Mailbox Database to right path.

 

Move-DatabasePath -Identity DB01-2016 -EdbFilePath E:\DB01-2016\DB01-2016_DB\DB01-2016.edb -LogFolderPath E:\DB01-2016\DB01-2016_LOGS

 


Configuring Mailbox Database Quota

To further verify that you have the same Quota settings for all Mailbox Database.

  1. Logon Exchange 2016 Server, open Exchange Management Shell.
  2. Run follow cmdlet to check Mailbox Database Quota settings.

     

    Get-MailboxDatabase -IncludePreExchange2013 | Select Name,IssueWarningQuota,ProhibitSendQuota,ProhibitSendReceiveQuota 
    

     

     


3. Run follow cmdlet to change Mailbox Database Quota settings.

 

Get-MailboxDatabase -Server GDMEX02 | Set-MailboxDatabase –IssueWarningQuota 15GB –ProhibitSendQuota 16GB -ProhibitSendReceiveQuota 20GB

 


  1. Configuring Offline Address Book

1. Logon Exchange 2016 Server, open Exchange Management Shell.

2. Run follow cmdlet to check Mailbox Database Offline Address Book settings.

 

Get-MailboxDatabase -IncludePreExchange2013 | Select Name,offline* 

 

 


Get-OfflineAddressBook

 


3. Run follow cmdlet to change Mailbox Database Offline Address Book settings.

 

Get-MailboxDatabase -Server GDMEX02 | Set-MailboxDatabase -OfflineAddressBook "OAB2016"

 


Migrate Arbitration Mailboxes

  1. Logon Exchange 2016 Server, open Exchange Management Shell.
2. Run follow cmdlet to check Arbitration Mailboxes.

 

Get-Mailbox -Arbitration | Select Name,Database

 


3. Run follow cmdlet to move Arbitration Mailboxes.

 

Get-Mailbox -Arbitration |New-MoveRequest

 


4. Run follow cmdlet to check Arbitration Mailboxes move Statistics.

 

Get-MoveRequest | Get-MoveRequestStatistics

 


Migrate Arbitration Mailboxes

  1. Logon Exchange 2016 Server, open Exchange Management Shell.
2. Run follow cmdlet to check Arbitration Mailboxes.
Get-Mailbox -Arbitration | Select Name,Database


3. Run follow cmdlet to move Arbitration Mailboxes.
Get-Mailbox -Arbitration |New-MoveRequest


4. Run follow cmdlet to check Arbitration Mailboxes move Statistics.
Get-MoveRequest | Get-MoveRequestStatistics


Migrate Pilot mailboxes via Exchange Administrative Center

  1. Logon Exchange 2016 Server, open Exchange Administrative Center.

2. On the Exchange admin center page, select recipients.


3. Select Migration, click + sign and select Move to a different database.


4. Click Select the users that you want to move and click + sign.


5. On Select Mailbox page, Select Pilot users, click Add, click OK and then click Next.

6. On the Move configuration page, enter New migration batch name and select others required options, click Next.


7. On the Start the batch page, select recipients to receive the report after batch complete, click new.


8. Wait until status is completed and the user will receive complete report.



Hope you enjoy this post.

Cary Sun

Twitter: @SifuSun

Author: Cary Sun

Cary Sun is a Principal Consultant, He has a strong background specializing in datacenter and deployment solutions, and has spent over 20 years in the planning, design, and implementation of network technologies and Management and system integration.He hold CISCO CERTIFIED INTERNETWORK EXPERT (CCIE No.4531) from 1999.Cary is also a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) and Cisco Champion, He is a published author with serveral titles, include blogs on Checkyourlogs.net, author for many books. Specialties: CCIE /CCNA / MCSE / MCITP / MCTS / MCSA / Solution Expert / CCA
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By Cary Sun

Cary Sun is a Principal Consultant, He has a strong background specializing in datacenter and deployment solutions, and has spent over 20 years in the planning, design, and implementation of network technologies and Management and system integration.He hold CISCO CERTIFIED INTERNETWORK EXPERT (CCIE No.4531) from 1999.Cary is also a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) and Cisco Champion, He is a published author with serveral titles, include blogs on Checkyourlogs.net, author for many books. Specialties: CCIE /CCNA / MCSE / MCITP / MCTS / MCSA / Solution Expert / CCA Blog: http://www.carysun.com http://www.checkyourlogs.net http://gooddealmart.com Twitter:@SifuSun

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