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Legacy Public Folders to Exchange 2013 migration tips
30 June 14 06:14 PM | dmstork | 2 Comments   
A couple of weeks ago I performed a Public Folder migration from Exchange 2007 (aka legacy) towards the modern Public Folders of Exchange 2013 . As you may know, the traditional migration method using Public Folder replica's isn't available due to a radical Read More...
From open source groupware solution Zarafa to Exchange: Part 2, Active Directory
25 May 14 11:01 PM | dmstork | 0 Comments   
See also Part 1: A New Beginning When using Zarafa there are several possible directory services you can use for authentication. I will restrict this post to situations relevant to Active Directory (AD) integration. Even if you did not use Active Directory Read More...
Be careful with Outlook customizations! Use AutoDiscover!
20 March 14 09:24 AM | dmstork | 0 Comments   
During a migration from Exchange 2007 to 2013, we moved several mailboxes as pilot users. Coexistence was fully configured and on my test machine everything worked fine. However, the pilot users had trouble connecting with Exchange 2013 after their mailbox Read More...
From open source groupware solution Zarafa to Exchange: Part 1, A New Beginning
24 January 14 12:01 AM | dmstork | 1 Comments   
This blog series will describe my experiences and lessons learned from migrating the Zarafa Groupware solution to Microsoft Exchange, specifically Exchange Server 2013 . I've done this twice now and although some things are quite obvious, there are some Read More...
My portable lab hardware
06 May 13 11:24 AM | dmstork | 0 Comments   
Recently somebody asked via Twitter my what the make and model is of my laptop, used for Exchange testing environments. Well, 140 characters is not a lot of space so I decided to blog about it. Our company uses Dell laptops as a laptop standard, but other Read More...
The UC Architects episode 14 is now available!
28 December 12 03:33 PM | dmstork | 0 Comments   
Episode 14 is now available for download! It is hosted by Steve Goodman and co-hosts were John Cook, Serkan Varoglu, Johan Veldhuis and Stale Hansen. Christmas Exchange 2010 SP2 RU5 Version 2 Issues with the Windows Management Framework on Exchange 2010 Read More...
My company is migrating to Microsoft Exchange 2013!
05 December 12 10:24 AM | dmstork | 2 Comments   
I already knew this for several weeks, but wasn’t allowed to discuss this publicly yet. But as some know the company I work for, OGD ict-diensten , is using Zarafa as its groupware solution and recently decided to migrate to Microsoft Exchange 2013 ! Read More...
Using the Microsoft Connectivity Analyzer Tool
01 December 12 04:13 PM | dmstork | 0 Comments   
Recently Microsoft released an updated version of the Microsoft Exchange Remote Connectivity Analyzer rebranding it as the Microsoft Remote Connectivity Analyzer as it now also can test Lync connections, next to Exchange and Office365. Another addition Read More...
Exchange 2013 is RTM, so… what now? (or Migrating to Exchange 2013)
14 October 12 01:38 PM | dmstork | 1 Comments   
*20121026 updated 2010 Schema prepped scenario* Last week Microsoft announced the Release to Manufacturing (RTM) status of it’s Office products including Exchange 2013 . That’s exciting news! Now can we upgrade already? Well, no not yet. Firstly, the Read More...
Exchange 2010 calendar publishing URLs are not updated after migrating to Office 365
15 March 12 02:36 PM | dmstork | 0 Comments   
With Exchange 2010 Service Pack 1 it became possible to share your calendar with anyone outside of you organization, depending on the Sharing Policy implemented by your Exchange Administrator. Users can then share their calendar via an obfuscated or an Read More...
Transporter Suite issues while migrating from generic IMAP to Exchange 2007
28 February 12 01:00 AM | dmstork | 0 Comments   
Yesterday we encountered an issue during the last sync from an generic IMAP server to an Exchange Server 2007 SP3 server on Windows Server 2008 R2 (there were reasons not to migrate to Exchange 2010 that are beyond the scope of this post ). We used the Read More...
Migrating to Office 365 Part 2: Exchange Cutover migration tips
24 February 12 04:55 PM | dmstork | 3 Comments   
So in Migrating to Office 365 Part 1: Business Case I’ve discussed reasons for migrating, budget and the selected solution. Now I’m going to discuss the technical migration of on-premises Exchange 2010 SP1 mailboxes to Office 365 Exchange Online. Cutover Read More...

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