Depending on the organization we work for or to our personal preferences we use different email applications. Outlook for Mac, MS Outlook, and Lotus Notes have mainly used email applications. They store files in different formats and we need to convert these files if we switch from one to another.
We have already discussed Converting NSF to PST and OLM to PST manually. If we are shifting from MS Outlook to Lotus Notes we need to convert PST files to NSF. Outlook to Lotus Notes can be converted by using a simple tool nUpgrade.exe. This tool converts PST to NSF format in easy steps.
nUpgarde.exe tool is a free utility that comes with IBM Lotus Notes. You can install it easily while setting up the Lotus Notes email application. This tool allows us to export PST data to Lotus Notes (convert PST to NSF) and enable us to use Outlook data in lotus notes. Check out the steps on how to use the nUpgrade.exe tool for PST to NSF conversion.
Things to keep in mind before PST to NSF conversion
- Microsoft Outlook should be configured as corporate or workgroup on a workstation instead of Internet Mail Only.
- Make Outlook as a default mail application
- PST/PAB files should be configured to profile on the workstation.
Steps to Convert PST to NSF
- Now Select the Outlook profile which you want to move.
- Select the Option Express or Custom option>>Next
- Click finish in the Begin Upgrade box.
The PST to NSF conversion will start and you will get a notification after its completion. The converted PST files will be located in folders on the database with name as ABC_ PersonalFolders.nsf and contacts will appear on the Personal address book on the local system as Names.nsf. In the above select option, Custom Option allows you to select files as per your needs to be converted to PST in Express Option all the files will be converted to PST automatically.
So by using the nUpgrade.exe tool you can convert .pst files to .nsf files manually. You can export all your PST data and make it compatible with Lotus Notes. Migrate your personal mail data and contacts from Microsoft Outlook to IBM Notes by using this manual method.