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)”.
I was looking for a possibility of a fast LDAP search with PowerShell for a daily report. I wanted to create the following report automatically: How many users have been migrated until now? (all users with a certain property) I experimented with three possibilities and came up with the following:
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.
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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You can edit Multi Value Attributes with the PowerShell. But if you use the usual techniques, existing content will be deleted. Some small changes in the script line are the solution.
The following example shows how to set up users in the Active Directory whose name is saved in a SQL-database with the help of PowerShell. The result of the bulk import will then be sent via mail. The script could for example create new AD-accounts from an HR database once per night.
The search-component of SharePoint 2010 is one of the central ones and needs individual adaption after installation. When not individualizing the search, all components of the “search topology” will be installed on one server. Microsoft recommends distributing these components across servers to guarantee a load sharing and reliability. With small to medium SharePoint farms the […]
One of the basic principles of an Active Directory domain migration is the access to resources in the source domain based on SIDHistory information of the migrated user-account or group. The SID of the object in the source domain is written into the SIDHistory attribute of the object in the target domain. This enables the […]
While browsing the Microsoft Script Center I found a really helpful PowerShell script by Alexandre Augagneur. With this script you can get the following information and even export it: When was the schema created Number of the schema objects Times the schema was updated Comparison of the schema objects with Microsoft products (CSV file based) […]
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