RE: Outlook 2003 PST and Exmerge for Exchange 2003

  • From: "Nick Parkes" <Nick.Parkes@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "[ExchangeList]" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 25 May 2005 09:36:07 +0100

2 options:
1) Export the Unicode PST data from Outlook to an ANSI pst... See at the
bottom of here:;en-us;823176
Then fedex it to the server and exmerge it in.

2) Create the new Exchange profile and import the PST using Outlook.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: A. Michael Salim [mailto:msalim@xxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: 24 May 2005 22:32
> Subject: Outlook 2003 PST and Exmerge for Exchange 2003
> Hi all,
> I have been told that PST files exported from an Outlook 2003 client
> cannot be imported into an Exchange 2003 server using Exmerge
> because Micorosft changed the PST file format in Outlook 2003 but did
> update the Exmerge utility in Exchange 2003 correspondingly).
> Is this indeed the case, and is there a work around?  The PST file I
> to import is rather large (3GB+), and the workstation and server are
> proximal to one another, i.e. are separated by 2000 miles.
> Mike

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