Category Archives: Migration

Resolving DirSync user permission errors (another cool script)

Let’s start with this image. DirSync is unable to perform the appropriate reads and write backs to these users. This is because the “Inheritance is blocked” on these users. This is normal for users that belong to Domain Admins. In … Continue reading

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Easily add Hybrid email address to users that don’t follow e-mail address policy

When attempting to move a mailbox to Office 365 one of most common failures is due to the user not containing the hybrid email address. This is because this check box is unchecked and this is done because the user … Continue reading

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Office 365 Move Report

I have been doing a lot of Office 365 lately and I’ve been getting very “tired” of checking the status of mailbox moves at night. I get on the pc, check the status of the moves, then go back to … Continue reading

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Move Fails in office 365 with empty domain

I have had a few failed moves in office 365. This is a hybrid configuration with adsync enabled. Note the extra space where the arrow is in the first image, normally it would say something like “…domain abc.local because…” In … Continue reading

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ADMT and FSMO roles

I recently ran a cross forest ADMT migration, because of subnetting conflicts between the two companies, not all domain controllers were accessible. In order to migrate SID history, the ADMT migration server must contact the FSMO master of the source … Continue reading

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Import Export IP list on Allowed Relay Receive Connector

If you are migrating from Exchange 2003 to 2010, when you export the list of allowed relay devices, following this article http://support.microsoft.com/kb/935635 the output will typically be in this format: 10.1.0.1 10.1.0.2 10.1.0.3 10.1.0.6 10.1.0.7 10.1.0.8 Name the file IPList.txt So, … Continue reading

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Update fix to moving PST files

I wanted to automate the process of pushing this checkbox for all users who has a “OutlookArchive” Folder. The unforeseen error on my part was this: I had the quest tool create all the archives on \\server\home\myadmin folder, then i … Continue reading

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