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Outlook (Office365) mailbox backup

PLEASE NOTE:

If you are prompted to accept server settings as per the below example please tick Don’t ask me about this website again and click Allow.

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If you are prompted with a Security Alert for an exchange certificate. Please check that the server is a unisa.edu.au server and click Yes to procced.

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Part 1: Create a new pst file to backup your staff mailbox to:

  1. Open Outlook
  2. Select File from the main outlook window pane
  3. Select Account Settings
  4. Select Account Settings from the drop down
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  5. Select Data Files Tab
  6. Select Add
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  7. Choose a location on your local PC and name the pst to something obvious e.g. MailboxBackup_2021
  8. The new PST file will now appear within the list of data files and the main outlook window
  9. Click Close to return to Outlook

Part 2: Export your staff mailbox to newly created pst file:

  1. Select File
  2. Select Open & Export from left navigation
  3. Select Import / Export
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  4. Select Export to a file
  5. Click Next
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  6. Select Outlook Data File (.pst)
  7. Click Next
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  8. Ensure the entire mailbox is selected e.g. <username>@unisa.edu.au
  9. Click Next
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  10. Select the backup to use the new pst file you created earlier in Part 1: Step 7
  11. Click Finish
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  12. Wait for the process to complete and verify its contents on completion within the main outlook
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Further Assistance

If you require further information or assistance please contact the IT Help Desk on (08) 830 25000 or 1300 558 654.