This article provides an overview of the best options for manual migration of data from Exchange server to Smarsh Hosted Services in case Smarsh Hosted Services cannot establish connection to your current Exchange server.
Choose the option that is appropriate for your situation and follow the corresponding instructions.
Using Export/Import options in Outlook If you have the profile in Outlook configured for your Exchange mailbox you may export all data to a PST file and import it in a new Exchange profile. Read the Knowledge Base articles on How To Export Data In Outlook and on How To Import Data To Outlook for more information.
Quick instructions on Export and Import in Outlook:
Note: You might need to recreate or back-up and restore your client-side rules, signatures, and visual settings. Both client- and server-side rules are not copied automatically. Read the Knowledge Base articles on How do I back up Outlook rules?, on How do I back up Outlook user settings? and on How do I back up Outlook signatures? for more information.
Using Outlook Backup Tool You can export the Exchange mailbox data to a PST file using Outlook and then upload this file to Outlook Backup tool in the CONTROL PANEL. Once the PST file is uploaded, you can assign it to your mailbox and restore to it. This way the data will appear on the server in your Exchange Mailbox. Read the Knowledge Base article on Overview Of Outlook Backup for more information about this tool.