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GAMME system requirements

This feature is not available in the legacy free edition of Google Apps.

Google Apps Migration for Microsoft® Exchange (GAMME) is a utility that migrates mail, calendar, and contact data from your Exchange Server or mail from an IMAP server to Google Apps. You must meet the following system requirements before using GAMME. 


Component Requirements
Google Apps
  • Google Apps for Work or Education.
Mail server
  • Microsoft Exchange Server (2000, 2003, 2007 or 2010) or IMAP server (any RFC 3501-compliant IMAP server, including Microsoft Exchange, Novell® GroupWise®, Cyrus, Courier, Dovecot, SunMail, Zimbra, or Gmail).
  • One administrative account on your server that has permission to read each user's mailbox. In Microsoft Exchange, the permission Receive As is sufficient.
Client computer
  • Microsoft Windows®: Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista Business SP1 or later, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2003 SP2 or later, Windows 2008, Windows 2008 R2.

  • Microsoft Outlook® 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 (required only for migrating from Microsoft Exchange or PST files). 64-bit and Click-to-Run versions aren't supported.
We recommend that you use the latest patches for both Windows and Outlook.

For complete instructions on using GAMME, see the GAMME Admin Guide (PDF).

Next step: Use GAMME to migrate from Microsoft Exchange or migrate mail from Google accounts or IMAP servers


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