Windows 10: Review: Kernel for OST to PST

Discus and support Review: Kernel for OST to PST in Windows 10 Tutorials to solve the problem; Today I am reviewing Kernel for OST to PST application which in my Opinion, it should be renamed to OST to anything as apart from recovering from... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Tutorials' started by Noel, Sep 14, 2018.

  1. Noel New Member

    Review: Kernel for OST to PST


    Today I am reviewing Kernel for OST to PST application which in my Opinion, it should be renamed to OST to anything as apart from recovering from corrupted OST files and converting them to PST, you can export to practically anything including Office 365, Google Apps/Gmail, Live/Outlook/Hotmail, Lotus Domino and others. Bearing in mind the fact that there is a good number of businesses going to cloud, it’s a must to have such feature.



    Conversion is pretty straight forward, all you need is to select either an OST file with the option to bulk input the file selection. The rest is done with the application. The first pass will just open the file and the other passes on the file will try to recover deleted or corrupted messages, which if you have a healthy file can skip easily. The conversion is pretty fast and reliable keeping in mind it can run on any platform being Windows 7/ 8/ 10 to server editions as well.



    You can export to either PST, DBX or MBOX apart from saving to MSG, EML, PDF and other common extensions. The best part of the application was the ability to save directly to email servers such as Office 365, Lotus Domino, various Exchange server versions, Yahoo, Gmail and other. All in one console and with a user friendly interface. This really saves a lot of time as using the conventional way, you would need to use Outlook, export using Outlook to PST. This of course does not recover from corrupted OST so it’s a show stopper. Adding to this then if you want to import to Exchange, you would need to transfer all the exported PSTs to a central location and use the NewMailboxImportRequest keeping in mind that you have Exchange 2010 upwards and this must be done one by one. As stated above with Kernel for OST to PST you will can easily do this with a bulk job and you can also directly import to Exchange of any version or any cloud service of your choice. Adding to this, the application also scans the OST file for deleted and recoverable items from corruption.



    From my experience I have gone through a number of problem-solving with regards to Exchange, but one time I was called in to assist with a corrupted EDB file and broken down Exchange server. Rebuilding the Exchange server was an easy task but re-importing the data was going to be an issue. With Kernel for OST to PST, I was able to copy all OST files from the computers to a central location and I was able to convert the OST files and import them directly to Exchange using Kernel for OST to PST. This incident had 20 mailboxes, but the software has saved me a lot of time and costs which would ended up in more downtime and recovery time for the client.



    The software is easy to use and the export features are straight forward with minimal administration effort. It saved me a lot of time and stress and it is recommended for such operations. Pricing varies depending on what features you would need. The Personal license costs $99 with the option to go for Home license which give you the ability to install on various computers respectively costing $199. These two version will give you the ability to convert OST files to PST. If you want to upload OST files directly to Exchange and cloud, you would need to purchase the Corporate license for $299 and if you want all features including conversion of multiple OST files in bulk you need to purchase the Technician version which costs $399. More information on the website of Kernel For OST to PST.


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  2. JoniBirkeland Win User

    .pst vs .ost

    how do I change from .ost to .pst in Office 365?
     
    JoniBirkeland, Sep 14, 2018
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  3. Ethan B. Win User
    .pst vs .ost

    Hey JoniBirkeland,

    This tool should do the job sufficiently:
    https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/office/Ho...


    Should any problem arise from using this tool or if you need clarification on the process, please let me know, and good luck.
     
    Ethan B., Sep 14, 2018
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  4. simrick Win User

    Review: Kernel for OST to PST

    Outlook *.ost files being created instead of *.pst


    Hi Monk,
    *.pst files are for POP3 accounts, whilst *.ost files are for IMAP accounts. Nothing to worry about - everything's fine.
     
    simrick, Sep 14, 2018
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Review: Kernel for OST to PST