Business needs grow with its growth and to sustain in market major steps has to be taken. The most important step is maintaining productivity and to fulfill this internal communication data has to be maintained. This critical data is a primary corporate asset and hence must be available all the time. Exchange OST file corruption can proved to be roadblock for this growth and thus a right choice has to be made to acquire OST to PST conversion.
Need for OST to PST Conversion
MS Exchange provides a benefit of working offline through Outlook. OST file is a local replica of user mailbox of MS Exchange Server which synchronizes with the MS Exchange server mailbox copy. This file is created configuring Exchange account with MS Outlook enabling cached mode. Each mailbox has single OST file which can be accessed offline followed by some conditions. User can create and send emails using MS Outlook which will stored in Outbox unless server is connected again.
This offline OST file often becomes fragile and prone to corruption when its size exceeds. So, in advance one has to make sure that OST file size does not reach its limit soon. An Exchange mailbox comprises of in-numerous email data comparative to what a synced OST file can store. So users make sure that the data is archived in PST files timely.
Another reason is when MS Exchange mailbox account to which the OST file is allied, is either deleted or has become dysfunctional. In that case also, OST data cannot be accessed and hence OST to PST conversion is needed so that the mailbox data which is saved in OST file can be accessed using MS Outlook through PST file. (Read more visit:)
But, this conversion can be only done when MS Exchange server is available with active account of that mailbox. If it is not, you will need an external tool which must be chosen on the basis of some parameters.
Parameters of Sensible OST to PST tool
- Software must support orphan, corrupted, and large OST files. So that the active MS Exchange mailbox unavailability does not affect much.
- It must provide synchronized conversion without affecting sequence or technical properties of the converted email data.
- Software should provide complete conversion including emails, contacts, calendars, tasks, notes, etc.
- It must support highly corrupted OST file as well so that OST files with heavy corruption can be converted.
- It should support batch conversion so that at once many files can be converted to respective PST files.
This article discusses about needful basic requirements of an OST to PST tool to attain satisfying and convincing conversion and output. It also focuses on need for this conversion.
There are various tools available online but one must make a wise choice with these OST to PST tools. One more suggestion with online tools is always go with software which has a demo version like OST Recovery tool which comes in a trial version so that it can be tried prior purchasing it. Ultimately, go for software which fulfills your requirements specifically.