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, and 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® (for each computer on which you install the utility): XP SP3, Windows Vista®, XP3, Windows 7, Windows Server 2003/2008

  • Microsoft Outlook® 2003, 2007, or 2010 (32-bit version)
GAMME currently doesn't work with 64-bit versions of Outlook. 
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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