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How to Export Mailboxes into CSV file in Mdaemon Mail Server and Import into Exchange 2013

For those who don’t know about Mdaemon Mail Server

“MDaemon, developed by Alt-N Technologies, is a multi-language SMTP/POP3 Windows-based mail server software with web mail, remote administration, secure Instant Messenger (IM), and Anti-spam techniques security. MDaemon mail server software provides groupware features via integration with Microsoft Outlook (using Outlook Connector for MDaemon) “

Let us see how to export Mdaemon mailboxes in to CSV file.

Step 1:

Login to Mdaemon Mail Server

Start – Run – MDaemon – Start Mdaemon

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Step 2:

Accounts – Exporting – Export accounts to a comma delimited file..

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Step 3:

Open the CSV file in Excel , Remove all the Columns , Except Below ,

Replace

Email,MailBox,Domain,FullName,

Add a Column with First Name,Last Name , Display Name

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Now you Excel Sheet Would Look like this.

Step 4:

Created a OU(Organizational Unit) called Employees

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Step :5

Saved the new file as Sorted.csv

Giving a manual Password as usually people use small passwords in Mdaemon.

Remove –Whatif in the end of the Command so that It will create mailboxes.

Have “-WhatIf” added so that you can sort out the errors first. before executing the command in the first place

Import-CSV "sorted.csv" | foreach {new-mailbox -Name $_.displayname -Alias $_.mailbox -FirstName $_.firstname -LastName $_.lastname -UserPrincipalName $_.email -Database "Mailbox database" -OrganizationalUnit "Employees" -password (ConvertTo-SecureString "Password@12" -AsPlainText -force) -primarySmtpaddress $_.email -Whatif} 

Now accounts have been Migrated Successfully,

And Mailbox data have been migrated via PST (Mdaemon was installed on Windows 2000 Server)

Satheshwaran Manoharan
Satheshwaran Manoharanhttps://www.azure365pro.com
Specialized in Microsoft Azure - Office 365 / Microsoft Exchange; conducted numerous projects worldwide in designing, supporting, and implementing messaging and virtualization infrastructure for medium-sized and large enterprises. Further, I am a Cloud Architect and Technical Advisor for various start-ups.

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12 COMMENTS

  1. Hi
    your aretice was helpful.The only question for me is how to export each mailbox into PST so I can import them into exchange via powershell.
    I’m searching for a solution other than ussing outlook because it’s really time consuming.
    thanks in advance

  2. Hi,
    Can you plz explain how can i export address account from mDaemon 13 so i can import them into MS outlook2013 addressbook. thanks

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