Move on-premises mailboxes to Exchange Online

You can use the remote move migration wizard on the Office 365 to move existing user mailboxes in the on-premises organization to the Exchange Online organization.

  1. Logon office 365 portal with administrator account, open Exchange Admin Center.
  2. Select Recipients and click migration.
  3. Click Add , and then select Migrate to Exchange Online.

4. On the Select a migration type page, select Remote move migration and then click Next.

5. On the Select the users page, click Add  and select the on-premises users

and click Add.

6. Click OK, and then click Next.

7. On the Confirm the migration endpoint page, verify that the FDQN of your on-premises Exchange server is listed when the wizard confirms the migration endpoint.

8. On the Move configuration page, enter name in New migration batch name and then click Next.

9. On the Start the batch page, select at least one recipient to receive the batch complete report. Verify that the Automatically start the batch option is selected, and then select the Automatically complete the migration batch check box. Click New.

Move Exchange Online mailboxes to the on-premises organization

  1. Logon office 365 portal with administrator account, open Exchange Admin Center.
  2. Select Recipients and click migration.
  3. Click Add , and then select Migrate from Exchange Online.

4. On the Select the users page, select Select the users that you want to move and then click Next.

5. On the Select the users page, click Add  and then select the Exchange Online users to move to the on-premises organization, click Add and then click OK. Click Next.

6. On the Confirm the migration endpoint page, verify that the FDQN of your on-premises Exchange server is listed when the wizard confirms the migration endpoint. Click Next.

7. On the Move configuration page, enter a name for the migration batch in the New migration batch name text field. Then enter the target delivery domain in the Target delivery domain for the mailboxes that are migrating to Office 365 field.

8. Choose whether to also move the archive mailbox for the selected user and enter the database name you’d like to move this mailbox to in the Target database text field.

9. On the Start the batch page, select at least one recipient to receive the batch complete report. Verify that Automatically start the batch is selected, and then select the Automatically complete the migration batch check box. Click New.

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Cary Sun

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