How To: Export PST from Exchange 2007


  1. Launch Powershell on your machine as administrator (your logon needs Exchange Admin rights too)
  2. Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.Exchange.Management.PowerShell.Admin
  3. Add-MailboxPermission -Identity <username> -User <yourusername> -AccessRights FullAccess
  4. Export-Mailbox -Identity <username> -PSTFolderPath <locationtosaveto> -baditemlimit 1000 -Confirm:$false
  5. Remove-MailboxPermission -Identity <username> -User <yourusername> -AccessRights FullAccess

That’s all there is too it. You’ll see a progress “meter” as it were as the export completes:
Moving messages. Sent Items (5594/10329)
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