Migrate from Mdaemon Mail Server to Exchange Server

In this blog will see how to Export Mailboxes into CSV file in Mdaemon Mail Server and migrate to Exchange server.

MDaemon Messaging Server, which is developed by Alt-N Technologies, it’s an email server software i.e. trusted alternative to Microsoft Exchange or SBS. MDaemon mail server supports multiple options such as IMAP, SMTP, POP3, and ActiveSync protocols and delivers solid performance from its feature-rich and user-friendly design.

Now let us see step by step how to export Mdaemon mailboxes in to CSV file.

1: You need to login to Mdaemon Mail Server

-> Start –> Run –> MDaemon –> Start Mdaemon

2: Then Accounts – Exporting – Export accounts to a comma delimited file..

3: After that open the CSV file in Excel , Remove all the Columns , Except Below,

You need to replace – Email,MailBox,Domain,FullName,
Add a Column with First Name,Last Name , Display Name

4: Now, created a OU(Organizational Unit) called Employees

5: Then save the new file as Sorted.csv

Giving a manual Password as usually people use small passwords in Mdaemon.
Remove –Whatif in the end of the Command so that It will create mailboxes.

Import To Exchange 2013 using PowerShell we are using the Import-Csv Cmdlet in Exchange.

Import-CSV "sorted.csv" | foreach {new-mailbox -Name $_.displayname -Alias $_.mailbox -FirstName $_.firstname -LastName $_.lastname -UserPrincipalName $_.email -Database "Mailbox database" -OrganizationalUnit "Employees" -password (ConvertTo-SecureString "Password@12" -AsPlainText -force) -primarySmtpaddress $_.email -Whatif}

Now accounts have been Migrated Successfully and Mailbox data have been migrated via PST.