GroupWise to Exchange Migration Tool Steps

GroupWise to Exchange Migration Tool Steps

Novell GroupWise is an Email-client Platform and have a good strength of users in some of them are full convinced with its conceptual plan but many of them oppose and fully involved in finding the best way to transfer their data to Exchange server. Novell GroupWise is reliable and trustworthy application but some time it become drawback of this software for instance  a file created on one GroupWise system cannot be used by another system using same GroupWise platform in same organization, but user need flexibility of file portability and it become a big issue to migrating GroupWise mailbox conversion to Exchange server.

GroupWise to Exchange Migration

GroupWise and Exchange Server are both distinct email-client platforms using distinct file formats and none of them have no inbuilt feature or direct method to migrate GroupWise mailbox to Exchange server. But by using some commands and operations you can do it manually for this you need a sound technical knowledge about such commands and process and compulsorily maintain backup of GroupWise mailbox because risk of data loss is present in this method.

GroupWise to Exchange migration tool

GroupWise to Exchange migration can be performed by software too. GroupWise to Exchange migration tool is a short, easy to understandable tool which has excellent migration speed and allow you to quickly scan singly or multiple GroupWise mailboxes and just in few seconds migrate it to Exchange Server. It supports all versions of Novell GroupWise and Ms Outlook. It can smoothly run over all windows platform. Simplified steps of GroupWise to Exchange migration tool are as follows:-

Note: Before run this tool makes sure that GroupWise, Exchange server and GroupWise to Exchange server are properly installed on your system.

  • Take an Exit from Novell GroupWise and Exchange server and make sure that none of the file of both platform is opened in background or  accessing in a process
  • Launch GroupWise to Exchange Server software.
  • This software provides 4 ways (default, online, remote and cache path) to access your GroupWise mailbox. Click on a path and Add the Novell GroupWise mailbox with required entries. Like GroupWise user name, password etc
  • Novell GroupWise will accessed and displayed in 3 panel (Folder list, Item and item preview)format in GroupWise to Exchange Server portal
  • From folder list select the folder and sub folder to migrate in Exchange Server
  • Select the item type in message filter and data range
  • Select the Exchange server or live exchange to export GroupWise mailbox and fill the required entries then click Next
  • Press finish after completion the conversion process.

Now launch Exchange server and profile in which GroupWise mailbox is migrated and open the data files from file tab to see the converted mailbox.


In sum up this blog we suggest you to according to your requirements elect a suitable GroupWise to Exchange migration software for flawless and error-free quick migration of your mailbox to Exchange Server and before buy, first use the trial version of such tool.


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