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Import from a data file to Vaultastic V4 Active store

Overview


  • Using LegacyFlo you can import email data stored in data files to the Vaultastic V4 active store
  • LegacyFlo allows you to import data stored in PST, EML, MBOX, or MAILDIR format
  • Importing data from a data-file to a Vaultastic V4 active store is a two-step process:
    • Step 1: Upload the data files to a S3 bucket on the Amazon Cloud
    • Step 2: Use the LegacyFlo application to migrate this email data to the Vaultastic V4 Active store

Preparation of the data files

  • The LegacyFlo application can ingest data in EMLMBOX, MAILDIR, or PST format into the Vaultastic V4 Active store.
  • These files have to be uploaded to the S3 bucket in the following manner
PST
  • Uncompressed
  • One file per Vault
  • The maximum PST file size supported by the application is 48GB
EML / MBOX / MAILDIR
  • Compressed in ZIP format
  • One ZIP file per Vault
  • The maximum zip file size supported is 48GB (uncompressed 48GB)

Upload  email data files to the Inactive Store

Email data in data files such as PST, MBOX, MAILDIR, or EML can be directly uploaded to the Inactive Store using a tool such as S3 Browser, AWS Snowball, or directly from the Inactive Store Application.

Note: Any 3rd party tools required to upload data to the S3 bucket, including those recommended have to be purchased by you, the customer.


Option 1: Using the S3 browser to upload the files

There are 2 steps in uploading the raw data using the S3 browser

Option 2: Using the AWS Snowball

When migrating large volumes of data. It is advisable to use the AWS Snowball to transport data from your data center to the AWS data center in the selected region. Refer to the AWS documentation on ordering and using the Snowball.

Option 3: Using the Inactive Store Application

Files can be uploaded to the Inactive Store using the Inactive Store Application accessible to the domain administrators.

Prepare the vaults in the Active Store

Migrate data to the Vaultastic V4 Active store

Note: This step has to be executed for each mailbox to be migrated.
  • The request type used to submit a LegacyFlo request will depend on the source type. The table below gives the details of the preparation and request parameters for different source types:
request typeDESCRIPTION
PST-VAULTASTIC4 
  • Use this request type to import data from a PST file to a Vault.
  • Click here for the details of the request parameters.
EML-VAULTASTIC4
  • Use this request type to import data from an EML file to a Vault.
  • Click here for the details of the request parameters.
MBOX-VAULTASTIC4
  • Use this request type to import data from an MBOX file to a Vault.
  • Click here for the details of the request parameters.
MAILDIR-VAULTASTIC4 
  • Use this request type to import data from a MAILDIR file to a Vault.
  • Click here for the details of the request parameters.