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Export Exchange Calendar to PST Outlook – Simple PowerShell Commands

Published on 01 June 18

Exchange Server helps the users to manage and store the data such as Emails, Calendars, Contacts, Journals, Contacts and many more. And Calendar has its own significant role here. It allows users to schedule upcoming days for Events like Meetings and Appointments. Sharing Calendar information from MS Exchange can also be done purposely. At some point, the user needs to Export Exchange Calendar to PST Outlook. Let's find some of the aspirations behind it.

Need to Export Calendar from Exchange to PST file format

There can be many reasons due to which user may want to Export Calendar information to PST file. A few of them are as follows:

1) Archive Appointment details

Some of the appointment and meeting details are so important that you want to secure in another place too.

2) Use Calendar information in another user's Mailbox

Many users desire to transfer Calendar details just to import it in the Mailbox of another user due to some reasons.

Export Calendar from Exchange 2007 to PST File using PowerShell

You can migrate the whole Exchange Mailbox items to PST file using Shell. But you can also Export Exchange Folders or Sub-Folders to PST file. And to export Calendar from Exchange 2007 to PST Outlook use Exchange Management Shell as:

Export-Mailbox -Identity <MailboxIdParameter> -IncludeFolders '\Sent Items' -TargetFolder <Target_Folder_Name> -TargetMailbox <MailboxIdParameter>

To specifically migrate Calendar information of specific date range, use Shell command as:

Export-Mailbox -Identity <MailboxIdParameter> -StartDate "<MM/DD/YYYY>" -EndDate "<MM/DD/YYYY>" -IncludeFolders '\Calendar' -TargetFolder <Target_Folder_Name> -TargetMailbox <MailboxIdParameter>

Mention from which date you want to transfer Calendar information in StartDate parameter and mention till Date in EndDate Parameter.

Shell Command to Export Calendar from Exchange 2010/2013/2016 to PST

Same as Exchange 2007, the users can export complete Exchange Mailbox or particular Folder from Exchange 2010 Mailbox to PST as per requirements. But to Export Exchange Calendar to PST Outlook, execute shell command:

New-MailboxExportRequest -Mailbox MailboxName -IncludeFolders "#Calendar#" -FilePath \\PSTFile\FolderName\FileName.pst

Exchange Calendar to PST file Migration - Problems with Solution
PowerShell commands are widely used to execute many operations in MS Exchange Server. But many users face following difficulties while implementing them:
1)Data Corruption
When the user tries to Export large sized Mailbox from Exchange Application, data may get corrupted.
2)Unexpected Failures
While exporting Exchange Calendar to PST file, Errors can come across which cannot be resolved unless you are an expert.
3) Time Consuming
The process to move Exchange Calendar to PST Outlook can be very time taking sometimes. For users who want to do migration fastly, PowerShell is not the best solution.

Solution to the Problem: The users can easily overcome all the complications just by following the Rapid Solution to export Exchange Calendar to PST file using SysTools Exchange Export Tool which can save your efforts and time.

The user can Export Exchange Mailbox Database to PST file by using PowerShell command. Using IncludeFolder parameter, user can Export Exchange Calendar to PST Outlook. Selective migration of Exchange Calendar of certain duration of time can also be done. However, shell command can be a complicated syntax for some users and time consuming too.

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  1. 06 June 18

    You can also download the SysTools Exchange Export Software from below link:

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