In this article, I would like to explain how LDAP proxy is a way to migrate “unmigratable” applications. The subject matters especially for critical legacy applications which have to be changed in the context of a Novell Migration. So let’s start the step-by-step tutorial for OpenLDAP proxy.
After a successful migration you have to remove Foreign Security Principals from the domain local groups. This article is all about a simple task that turned out to be a challenge: Basics of Foreign Security Principals (FSP) First you make a trust between two domains or two forests. Second you can access the resources […]
During an AD domain migration in a customer environment I faced the problem that group permissions for file shares did not work any more. This is why.
A lot of log files need to be analyzed during an Active Directory migration. In case there is a log, you mostly have to write an email, update a database or do something like that. This is a simple example of a PowerShell log file monitoring script for a share:
There are a lot of reasons why customers want to migrate from Novell eDirectory to Microsoft Active Directory. I would like to use this article to explain one of the core concerns of these projects to you. Should the Novell Client 2 be uninstalled or deactivated? What is the difference between these options?
Migration Manager for Exchange DirSync (QMM) – protocolSettings cannot be configured. Today I want to share an experience I made with the Dell Migration Manager for Exchange (former QMM EX). After conclusion of the email migration, all Exchange mailboxes should have been deleted in the source environment. The deletion process is defined to hide the […]
During an Active Directory migration, all clients – as far as they won’t be reinstalled – have to be transferred into the target domain. For this process, Quest Migration Manager for AD offers the tool “Resource Updating Manager (RUM)”.
Lately I could gather some new information and I would like to share it with you. QMMEX connection problems Part I, was about the circumstances that may hinder a successful synchronization of Exchange mailboxes with Quest Migration Manager for Exchange. Part II covers connection problems with Mail Source Agent (MSA) due to deactivated email protocols.
If you run QMM for Exchange you might feel the need of an automated creation of mailbox collections. To avoid the creation of hundreds of target databases, Dell (Quest) offers a tool called “Collection Management Utility“ This is what it is about and what parameters you can use.
Dell/Quest Migration Manager for Exchange QMMEX is probably the leading tool for the migration of Active Directory objects and Exchange mailboxes. For the Exchange migration – mostly everything works automatically. However, a successful migration only works when your preparations are close to perfect. In my opinion, the most frequent occuring problems that hinder a successful […]
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