What languages does Exchange Migrator support? (NETIQKB1148)

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  • 02-Feb-2007
  • 08-Sep-2008


What languages does Exchange Migrator support?

Does NetIQ support use of Exchange Migrator to migrate international versions of Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Outlook?

Is Exchange Migrator an internationalized product?

Are non-English platforms (such as Japanese, Portuguese, German, or French) supported with Exchange Migrator?

Exchange Migrator 1.x

Exchange Migrator 2.x


The Exchange Migrator product and the EMProfileUpdate utility fully support the English language, which has been officially tested by NetIQ Quality Engineering. You may use Exchange Migrator with languages other than English on an as-is basis. There are NetIQ customers who have successfully used Exchange Migrator with Portuguese, German, and French platforms without reporting any issues. NetIQ has also performed preliminary tests with Japanese platforms, and partial support can potentially be offered here.  Please consult Technical Support regarding the known issues.

Disclaimer: Issues discovered in the use of Exchange Migrator with non-US English platforms will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.  NetIQ maintains the right not to fix issues in these instances.


For more information regarding International Support for Exchange Migrator, please refer to the following Knowledge Base articles:

  • NETIQKB37050 - Are IntraSite (same site) Migrations supported in International Migration Scenarios?
  • NETIQKB3646 - The target system folders get question marks (?) instead of the name when migrating International (non-English) language system folders.
  • NETIQKB35462 - How do I change the language sorting code to a specific language in SQL / MSDE?
  • NETIQKB24379 - Exchange Migrator displays distorted international characters.

Additional Information

Formerly known as NETIQKB1148