REQUIRED: Outlook 2011 (Mac) Pre-Migration Steps
Removing large items before email migration for Outlook for Mac 2011:
Click inside the Search This Folder box in the top-right corner of the Outlook 2011 window. The Search ribbon will appear underneath the Search This Folder box.
Click All Mail and then click Advanced. The search criteria fields will appear underneath the Search ribbon.
In the first menu, choose Size. In the second menu, choose Is Greater Than, and in the text box, enter 20000.
Messages larger than 20 MB will appear in the list. Select them and either delete them if they are not needed, or move them to a local storage space.
Deleted Items Warning
Large Deleted Items Folders
Deleted Items folders that are large in size can slow down your migration process. We will migrate your Deleted Items folder, but if these are messages you do not need, emptying the Deleted Items folder will speed up your migration process.
30-day Deleted Items Timer and Functionality
Once your mailbox has finished the migration process, a 30-day timer will start, and all messages migrated will be permanently deleted in 30 days. Moving forward, all messages in the Deleted Items folder older than 30 days will be permanently removed.
If there are any messages in that folder that you may need, please restore them to your mailbox before this timer is up.
Public Folder Information
Please let your Technical Support Contact (TSC) know of any Public Folders you currently manage.
Resource Calendars and Accounts
We would like to migrate any rooms or resource accounts you manage alongside your mailbox so your workflow is not interrupted. Please let your Technical Support Contact (TSC) of any resources you manage.
Additional Resources for Migration Process
You will have received notice of when your migration date is. On that day or anytime before, please make note of the following resources for when your migration process is occurring.
Outlook 2011 Post Migration Process (Mac) This page will detail the expected behavior of Outlook 2010 during the process and any steps needed to take after the migration is complete.
Office 365 Help & Support
This is the main page for support on the Office 365 project. Here you can find a list of Known Issues as well as configuration directions for mobile devices.
Last updated November 14, 2013 @ 9:41 am