Move mailbox data to user profile in 2nd domain forest

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Scenario:

 

- 1 tenant contoso.onmicrosoft.com with AAD connect

- 2 domain forest (contoso.som, fabrikam.com)

- users in forest contoso.com have 10GB mailbox data each

- need to move all users and mailbox data from contoso.com to fabrikam.com (contoso.com will be deleted)

- moved users should still use SMTP domain contoso.com

 

What is the best way to address the migration requirement?

 

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Is this related to the other thread, or a separate scenario? As in, what's the end goal here, move all the mailboxes to a single tenant in O365, or move them between the on-premises forests?

@Vasil Michev this is a separate scenario, target is to move users to new AD forest

So where are the mailboxes located, On-Prem or in ExO? If On-Prem, you will have to do some cross-forest moves in addition to the ADMT migration. If they are in ExO, you might be able to just to the ADMT part, then "match" the new user accounts against the cloud mailboxes.

 

Here are some guides to get you started: https://secureinfra.blog/2011/06/10/exchange-2010-cross-forest-migration-step-by-step-guide-part-i/

@Vasil Michev any guide on how to match  the new user accounts against the cloud mailboxes.?

You'll probably have to use the hard-match method, as I imagine their immutableIDs will already be populated.