Groupwise to Exchange Migration

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					GroupWise to Exchange
      Migration

              Amir Masood
              Roy Schulz
              Seth Wanlass
           Why Quest?
• The University of Utah has 16,000
  GroupWise Accounts/Users.
• Comprehensive
• Only Microsoft Recommended Tool
• Cost
• Lotus Connector Optional
   Migration Components
On Exchange side:
• GroupWise connector for Exchange
• Calendar connector
On GroupWise side:
• API Gateway
Quest’s GroupWise Migrator for
  Exchange
     Exchange Connector

Provides:
• Messaging Connectivity
• Directory synchronization
• Calendar connectivity such as
  meeting requests and free/busy
  information
            Prerequisites
Migrating system documentation
• Server names and locations
• The number of mailboxes
• Names of administrators
• Contact information for Admins
• Special configurations
• Backup/restore procedures
• Known issues with current system, e.g.
  Non-Delivery Reports
• Instructions to the users
         Prerequisites cont…
OIT Systems needs the following, 2 weeks in advance:
• A document listing domain(s) and corresponding MX
  records.
• A .csv file containing the following information for each
  user in organization:
   – uNID
   – Department directory username (if different than uNID)
   – Department email username (if different than uNID)
   – Preferred name (Name displayed in UMail)
   – Default reply-to address (primary email address)
   – Published email addresses for user (separated by semi-colons,
     not commas)
   – Current forwarding settings, if any
• A document listing any white-lists or grey-lists you
  currently have in place.
• Documentation on department resource mailboxes and
  mailing lists
    Where’s my old email?

• Timeline of the converted email
• Archives migration
     High Level Overview
• Account Provisioning
• Verify Account Access
• Cleanup Mailbox
• GW Database Integrity Check
  (GWCHECK)
• Change MX Records and verify
  delivery
GroupWise Migrator for
     Exchange
Select Operations
Specify Users for Update
Specify Data for Migration
Select Date and Size Filters
Specify GroupWise Login
       Information
Select Destinations for
    Migrated Data
Specify How to Migrate
 Shared Information
Select Destination Exchange
          Server
Login to Exchange
Specify Run Information
Migration Setting Summary
Progress Report
Results
Quest Log File Viewer
             OIT Focus Group
Meetings to discuss migration issues
 such as schedules, policies, best
 practices, and recommendations etc.
  –   Earl Lewis
  –   Mindy Tueller
  –   Roy Schulz
  –   Amir Masood
  –   Allen Fox
  –   KC Wise
  –   Eric Carlson
  –   Christopher Pfeiffer
  –   Shannon Thayn
  –   Mike Davis
  –   Sue Gay
 Additional Info. & Questions?
• http://www.it.utah.edu/umail
  – Contains documents such as FAQs, best
    practices, preparation surveys, etc.


• email_projectfaqs@lists.utah.edu
  – If you have further questions or
    comments, please email us…

				
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