Office 365 offers many benefits and has immense features. One of the biggest advantages of using Office 365 is the ability to work from anywhere as long as you have an internet connection. That’s why many businesses and organizations are opting for Office 365. So, if you are trying to learn how you can import PST into Office 365, this article will help you to convert PST file into Office 365 Exchange Online. Let’s not waste any more time and just Digg in.
There are several reasons responsible for importing PST data to Office 365 and some of them are mentioned below:
Here are an illustration and description of the complete PST import process.
Step 1: Upload the PST file into Office 365 cloud platform
In order to upload the PST file into O365, you have to follow the below instruction.
Step 2: Create a PST import Job and upload data in Exchange Online
Step 3: Install the Azure AzCopy tool and use SAS URL
Note: While doing this process you have to give the sharing permission of your file or folder where the PST file is saved. Also, copy the network path.
AzCopy.exe/Source:\\Network Path/Dest:”SAS URL”/V: give location to save log file\AzCopy.log/Y
AzCopy.exe /Source:\\DESKTOP-MPKVU38\Users\kc\Desktop\Import /Dest:”https://476d07f3b7d444a7a00a5a7.blob.core.windows.net/ingestiondata?sv=2015-04-05&sr=c&si=IngestionSasForAzCopy201806090656050007&sig=hccYVWvlkOhp6FISVYywwt9W9YlzRoQfXqGZvq14jqM%3D&se=2018-07-09T06%3A56%3A09Z” /V:c:\Users\kc\Desktop\AzCopy.log /Y
After performing the above steps, the PST file is successfully stored on Azure AzCopy tool, now you can close this window.
Step 4: Create CSV file to move PST file
Step 5: Create PST import mapping file
There is another way to migrate PST into Office 365 cloud platform and that is a third-party tool. In the above method, you can see that manual procedure is not easy for a non-technical person and it also involves many steps. So, you must opt for the professional solution. There are many third-parties available but I recommend you to use SysInfo’s Office 365 Backup & Restore Tool. The utility will migrate all your PST data like emails, calendars, contacts, and attachments into Office 365 mailbox at once. You must try free demo version of this software, it is a tool you can totally bank upon.
In this blog, I have described how you can import PST files to Office 365 Exchange Online. The two possible methods are mentioned above to convert PST into Office 365. You can choose any one of them as per your convenience.