If you are switching over to Office 365 you’d probably want your old emails with you. So to get your mail into Office 365, we can import a PST file. While small mailboxes can be done in Outlook self, for large mailboxes you might need to use import tools like Azure AzCopy. To guide you with the same, we have written an article that will guide you on how to import PST files into Office 365
To import PST files to user mailboxes, you first have to assign the “Mailbox Import Export” role. By default, this role isn’t assigned to any role group. Using the admin portal or PowerShell, you can add the Mailbox Import Export role to the Organization Management role group.
After the role is assigned, follow the below steps:
Step 1: Copy the SAS URL and download Az Copy
Point A: Copy the SAS URL to upload data.Point B: Link to download AZ copy application.
Point B: Link to download AZ copy application.
Step 2: Upload your PST files to Microsoft 365
azcopy.exe copy “<Source location of PST files>” “<SAS URL>”
[In my case] Source: “D:Latest Curracon exportedCate_Export 5.24.2022-1625PMExchangecate@NETORGFT7288870.onmicrosoft.com-2.pst”
SAS URL: “https://f1846ad2d3fd4cccb676219.blob.core.windows.net/ingestiondata?sv=2015-04-05&sr=c&si=IngestionSasForAzCopy202205201256189886&sig=AOVSDt%2BpZ%2FSHWktMSIrpLpRJ13GaV35TPqV8ziC8FzI%3D&se=2022-07-23T14%3A40%3A47Z”
Step 3: Azure storage Explorer to connect Azure storage.
In the left side panel, click on the third “Connect” icon. Then select Blog Container. Click Next.
Then select the option “Shared Access Signature URL(SAS)”. Click Next.
Enter the Display Name and SAS URL. Click Next.
Step 4: Create the PST Import mapping file
Step 5: Filter data and start the SY Import Job