Changing the retention period of a mailbox in Outlook

When migrating from Hosted Exchange to Office 365 I needed to migrate the mailboxes of users. As the number of users were limited I decided to do a quick and dirty export / import using a .pst file. After the fist mailbox I did a quick check to make sure all data had been migrated correctly. I noticed that the mail only went back one year. Continue reading


Merging calendars in Outlook

I was recently migrating from Hosted Exchange to Office 365. As the number of user accounts was limited I decided to go for the quick and dirty manual data migration. Export the Hosted Exchange user mailboxes from Outlook to a .pst file and import it into the Office 365 user mailbox in Outlook. Very straight forward and easy to do. The migration seemed to have gone smoothly until one of the users noticed that their calendar was missing. How did I miss that?  Continue reading