Migrate email data from Exchange using IMAP

Using the LegacyFlo Application, you can migrate data from email accounts on MS-Exchange to Vaultastic or SkyConnect using the IMAP protocol.

Click here to know the pre-requistes for using IMAP to migrate data.

In the application, a separate request has to be submitted for each account whose data is to be migrated. The sections below describe the request parameters. 

Exchange Request Parameters

When submitting requests to upload email data, the Request type to be selected is EXCHANGEIMAP

The parameters to be used when creating the request are as defined in the table below:

FIELD NAME DESCRIPTION SAMPLE VALUE
(TO UPLOAD TO VAULTASTIC)
Source user id User id on Exchange domain whose data needs to be imported
(Note: The id should not contain the domain name.)
"john"
Source domain Source domain on Exchange "baya.com"
Source user password Password of the user on the Exchange domain
Note: Passwords cannot contain special characters mentioned in the list given here. Update the password before submitting the request.
Source Server IP address or host name of the domain on Exchange "baya.com"
Source Server Port

Port on the source server for connection

The default port used for connection using SSL is 993. Change the port value to 143 if you are not using SSL for connection.

"993" (SSL)
"143" (Non SSL)
Destination user id The user id on the destination Vaultastic or skyconnect server.
(Note: The id should not contain the domain name.)
"john"
Destination domain Destination domain on Vaultastic or SkyConnect "baya-com.vaultastic.com"
Destination user password Password of the user on Vaultastic or SkyConnect
Note: Passwords cannot contain special characters mentioned in the list given here. Update the password before submitting the request.
Destination server Hostname for the domain on Vaultastic or SkyConnect "baya-com.vaultastic.com"
Destination folder Name of the destination folder to be created in the Vaultastic account. Mail will be imported in this folder. This folder will be displayed under INBOX.historical_data.${DESTFOLDER}

 DO NOT use the following reserved names for the name of a Destination folder. (Drafts, Trash, Spam, Chat, Quarantine, Archive).

"Data27092018"

Note: When submitting two or more requests to import data to the same destination mailbox, it is recommended to choose a different destination folder for each request. 
The reports generated at the end of a request enlist all the mail available in the folder imported using previous requests.
Send report to mail id Email address which will get the notification after the import is completed. "postmaster@baya.com"
Since Date The date from which you want to sync the data. "2017-09-25"
Before Date The date upto which you want to sync the data. "2018-09-24"

 Note:

  • To upload data from 25 September 2017 to 24 September 2018, specify 2017-09-25 in the Since box and 2018-09-24 in the Before box.
  • To upload data from 25 September 2017 till date, specify 2017-09-25 in the Since box and keep the Before box empty.
  • To upload data upto 24 September 2018, keep the Since box empty and specify 24 September 2018 in the Before box.

CSV file format for multiple Exchange request creation

Create a CSV file with a list of all the users and other details required to upload data. First row of the CSV file should contain field names and from second row provide the list of users and their details.

Following is a sample CSV to upload email data from Exchange to Vaultastic

Note: Please enclose all fields in double quotes

"jobtype","jobtitle","destuserid","destdomain","destuserpasswd","destServer","destfolder","sendreportid","sourceuserid","sourcedomainname","sourceuserpassword","sourceserver","sourceserverport","since","before"

"EXCHANGEIMAP","Upload Data John Smith","john","baya-com.vaultastic.com","password@123","baya-com.vaultastic.com","Data27092018","postmaster@baya.com",,,"john","baya.com","password@123","baya.com","993","25-Sep-2017","24-Sep-2018"