Import Emails From Microsoft® Exchange Mailboxes

The Import Export Tool enables you to extract emails from Microsoft® Exchange mailboxes and import them to the GFI Archiver Archive StoresA collection of email sources, email metadata and search indexes within GFI Archiver.

The import feature in the Import Export Tool is useful to migrate emails that are already in the mail system when GFI Archiver is installed, or that failed to be archived using another method.

The process of adding email from Microsoft® Exchange Mailboxes to GFI Archiver involves the following procedure:

  1. The Import Export Tool extracts emails from Microsoft® Exchange mailboxes.
  2. The Import Export Tool converts the emails to MIMEMultipurpose Internet Mail Extensions format.
  3. The Import Service processes the extracted emails based on the date of each email.
  4. GFI Archiver stores emails in the appropriate archive store.

Using the Import Export Tool is a two step process: