How to Migrate IBM Lotus Notes Data to Office 365 (Exchange Online)?

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A lot of organizations are now migrating IBM lotus notes and domino to Office 365 cloud platform for better synchronization and extra business features like Microsoft Office suite, Live Exchange, OneDrive, Skype for Business, etc. But this is a big challenge to perform an error-free migration from Lotus Notes to Exchange Online environment. Here in this discussion, you will find an easiest way of importing IBM Notes/Domino databases (.nsf) to o365 including emails, contacts, calendars, to-do, and notes etc.

Lotus Notes to Office 365 Migration Step by Step Guide!

Here, I will discuss about MailsDaddy Lotus Notes to Office 365 migration which is used to upload IBM Notes/Domino NSF files to O365 mailboxes. The software provide 3 options for importing NSF to Office 365 accounts as shown below:

Add NSF, Preview Data & Export to O365: This is a basic feature of the software by using which user can add multiple NSF files to the software , preview data if required and directly upload to Office 365 platform.

Add NSF Files
Export NSF to O365

Bulk Export Lotus Notes to Office 365: For using this advance option, the user need to create a CSV file containing NSF file paths, O365 ID & Password. Withe the help of BULK Export facility you can migrate multiple NSF files to multiple Office 365 accounts in a single click.

BULK Export Lotus Notes to O365

Impersonate Export NSF Files to Exchange Online: This option is similar to BULK Export but it allows administrator to perform BULK migrations without requiring the password. To use this advance feature, it is required to provide ApplicationImpersonation & Full access to the admin account.

Lotus Notes to O365 migration with impersonation

To find detailed working guide information of the software you may visit following link:


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One more way available to migrate Lotus Notes to Office 365 (Exchange Online), in which you have to convert Lotus Notes NSF file to Outlook PST format and then import PST file into Office 365 user account.

To convert Lotus Notes NSF file to PST format you have two options first Manual way and second automated NSF to PST converter tool. I prefer the automated converter tool.

After performing conversion of NSF file to PST, you have to perform migration of PST to Office 365. To migrate PST to Office 365 Microsoft provides two methods 1- Network upload, 2 – Drive Shipping.

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Lotus Notes to Office 365 migration tool is a direct solution to migrate Lotus Notes NSF file to Office 365.

Here I have explained all the possible solution to migrate NSF to Office 365.

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To migrate from Lotus Notes to Office 365, two methods are available. The first method requires you to follow a step-by-step process and conduct research. This process requires technical knowledge because Lotus Notes is a technical format. In the second method, tools are used. You need to understand the format and all the processing is done by the tool. There are many tools available on the Online market, but you have to pick the right one for your needs. With Bitdataconversion, Lotus Notes to Office 365 can be converted quickly, saving users' time. It is possible to use and try the demo version of this tool. The tool has a user-friendly GUI that allows users to use it themselves. It can save Lotus Notes files into PST, EML and MSG formats. It gives the user the option to filter out files so that only those files will be converted. The tool migrates data from Lotus Notes to Office 365 in high speed. All the unnecessary steps that other tools take have been eliminated, thus it is the fastest method for migrating Lotus Notes to Office 365.

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