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How to Export Mailbox from Exchange Database? Complete Solution

In this guide I am going to share with you the best techniques that allows the users to export mailbox from Exchange database without doing any moderation in the information.

Stay up with this post and get the solution to extract mailbox from EDB. Here we listed both the manual and automated process for the user’s comfort.

All the items of Exchange mailboxes get saved in the EDB file format. And if in case the EDB file got damaged it becomes necessary for the users to fix it immediately, or the user should extract the exchange database.

So before proceeding lets discuss the reasons why users need to extract mailboxes from EDB file.

Causes to Export Mailbox from Exchange Database

Following are the common scenarios where users extract mailbox database from EDB file:-

  • When the system’s log files are removed
  • To get access to the EDB file without the active connection with Exchange Server
  • Retrieve the data even the Exchange database is not capable to mount

Methods to Extract Data from EDB File

So here we covered both automated and manual method which are very effective to extract mailbox from EDB file:-

Manual Method- Export Mailbox from Exchange Database Using ExMerge Utility

With the help of this Exmerge utility, the Exchange administrators can export mailbox to PST. This tool is developed by Microsoft and you can download it free of cost from the internet.

Note:- Make sure you properly done the configuration of it before following the below step.

  • Start the ExMerge and you will see 2 options. Select the Extract or Import button and tap next
  • Now under the window of the two-step procedure Choose step no. 1- Extract data from an Exchange Server Mailbox
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  • In the next window give all the required information and tap next to move further
  • Under the Mailbox Selection Screen choose the needed mailboxes and click next to move further
  • Choose the location where you want to save the resultant PST file by clicking on the change folder option
  • At last, you can see the progress bar of the process after its completion just click finish.

Automate Method- Using SysInspire EDB to PST Converter

If you find any difficulty while using the above manual method so there is the best alternative available. Try this advanced and reliable SysInspire EDB to PST Converter software which easily extracts mailbox from EDB.

Also, users can export the database of EDB files into multiple file formats like EMLX, EML, MSG, HTML, and PST. Any type of non-skilled user can operate this software because of its easy-to-understand GUI Interface. Let’s know more about the functioning of the software.

  • Download SysInspire EDB to PST Converter in your machine and Open it
  • Tap on Add file > Browse > EDB file Version
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  • Then you can see the preview of the Exchange database file, items, and mailboxes
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  • Select all the required items and tap Export File
  • Choose the Conversion format > Browse (selection location to save the resultant file) > Start Export
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  • So now you completely extract mailbox from EDB file


Therefore there is no guarantee in the manual method to completely export mailbox from Exchange Database. So it is best to use SysInspire EDB to PST Converter software which is free from unwanted ads and viruses. The software takes very little time to repair and convert EDB files into PST format. I hope you will find this blog post useful and you get the answer to your queries related to extracting mailbox from EDB.

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