The notes to exchange tool that relieves you from the migration tension

Tuesday Oct 4, 2011

Being a part of Lotus Notes database the NSF file format system stores its information like user manual, metadata and design information. On the other hand, PST is a proprietary file format used by MS Outlook for storing the data in the mailbox. Since both the file formats are different they demand conversion every time a user migrates from notes to exchange. In this article, we will tell you some simple steps to convert Lotus Organizer 6.0 To Do into Microsoft Outlook:

1.First, export the To Do data to Text ASCII Delimited (.txt) format.
2.Click file option in Outlook and select Import and Export for starting the Wizard.
3.Up next, select Import from another program or file, and then click Next.
4.In Select file type to import from option select Tab Separated Values (Windows) and click Next.
5.Attach the Organizer To Do file in the Browse section that was previously exported in Text ASCII Delimited) format. By left-clicking the select the file, click OK, and click Next.
6.Mention the destination folder in Outlook and click Next.
7.Once Move to the Following actions is performed select Map Custom Fields.
8.Here, Drag and drop the appropriate values on to the destination field on right.
9.After mapping is completed click Finish to end the process.

After the conversion process gets over a user might faces various issues like:

1.Only first category is imported to Outlook.
2.Call entries are not imported to Outlook.
3.Note entries are not imported to Outlook.
4.Planner entries are imported as appointments in the Calendar.
5.Organizer events are imported as individual events in Outlook.

Lotus Notes to Outlook Conversion tool can be used for avoiding such issues. This is a powerful notes to exchange migration tool which successfully converts the NSF files into PST files. It supports every version of Lotus Notes, Lotus Domino, MS Outlook, and MS Exchange Server and converts the data into PST files.

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