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It's such a pathetic experience trying to export the mail dumps from server to a local .pst file.
By default , Outlook shows you just few files or no files, if the mails are old. It just downloads the header and shows you. Its not exactly downloading to local cache
Now I follow their doc and do export the mails, A folder of 2GB in server, finishes export to PST with 800MB. It worked just for a folder.
There's no way to force Outlook to download all the files to local cache
The UI is just frustrating.
Adding to this, the normal export-pst wizard ends with an "Unknown erro". I'm creating a dummy pst and then manually moving from server folder to this.
When I just drag & drop the entire folder, nothing gets copied but the empty folder structure.
I'm getting into each sub-folder, click on "Show more files" then it downloads the header and shows me the mails list. Then I select-all and copy the items to the dummy pst file created.
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