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Binary Tree Migrator Pro for Exchange 20.10.1 - Installation and Configuration Guide

4. Installing Migrator Pro for Exchange Public Folder Workers

This section includes instructions for the installing Migrator Pro for Exchange Public Folder Workers. Public Folder Workers can be used to allow distribution of Public Folder processing. Public Folder Workers can be assigned specific Public Folder processing roles including provisioning, content sync, change detection, and reporting.

To install the Migrator Pro for Exchange Public Folder Worker:

  1. Download or copy the Migrator Pro for Exchange Public Folder Worker installation executable (Migrator Pro for Exchange Worker Installer) to the device that will be used as a Public Folder Worker.

  2. Right-click on the Migrator Pro for Exchange Worker Installer file and select to Run as Administrator. Click Run on the security warning.

  3. The installer then scans your environment to gather the information it needs for installation, and to determine whether you need to install any of several required accessory applications.

    If these accessory apps are already installed, just skip ahead to the next step below. Otherwise, the Migrator Pro for Exchange installer will prompt you to authorize the installation of the ones you need.  In that case, click the Install button to accept. If you have to install Microsoft .NET 4.5.2 Framework, you may also be prompted to accept Microsoft’s license agreement.  If so, mark the checkbox for I have read and accept…, and click Install.

    The installation of accessory applications may take several minutes.


  4. When the accessory components are installed, the Migrator Pro for Exchange Worker installer Welcome screen appears.  Click Next.

  5. On the Choose Destination Location screen, you may Browse to an installation location and then click Next.


  1. On the Database Server Login screen, select or browse to the Migrator Pro for Exchange database server you are installing to and select the connection authentication method. Then, in the Name of database catalog field, browse to and select the database configured for Migrator Pro for Exchange (Do not enter a new name). Click Next.

 



  1. The Database Server Login screen appears again, this time for Migrator Pro for Exchange logging database.  Select or browse to the logging database server you are installing to, select the connection authentication method, and enter or browse to the database. The logging database name should be specified in the Name of database catalog field. Click Next.

 

  1. On the Ready to Install screen, click Install.

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  2. Wait while the installation proceeds. This may take a few minutes. A dialog box displaying installation progress will appear. Click Cancel if you want to cancel.

 


  1. When installation is complete, the wizard Complete screen appears. Click Finish to close.

 


When the installation completes, it creates a shortcut icon on the Desktop to launch Migrator Pro for Exchange Worker. This Migrator Pro for Exchange Worker icon is also added to the toolbar.

 

5. Components of Migrator Pro for Exchange

The main components of Migrator Pro for Exchange are: the MCP Windows Service, the Admin Portal, and the User Portal.

5.1 MCP Windows Service

The MCP Windows Service (BinaryTree Migrator Pro for Exchange MCP Service) is the controlling service for all Migrator Pro for Exchange functions. This service should automatically start. Make sure that BinaryTree Migrator Pro for Exchange MCP Service is started in Windows Services.

5.2 Admin Portal

Migrator Pro for Exchange's Admin Portal is a friendly user interface that lets you configure and execute most administrative tasks associated with a migration. The Admin Portal is a Microsoft Silverlight application that runs in a web browser.

To launch the Admin Portal, double-click the Migrator Pro for Exchange shortcut on your Windows desktop, or select Migrator Pro for Exchange from the Windows Start menu:

 

The Admin Portal opens in a browser window. Migrator Pro for Exchange supports Internet Explorer 8 or later and Firefox.

The Admin Portal launches with http://localhost/exchangepro/admin/default.aspx.  You can use localhost, <machinename>, or the IP address to access the Admin Portal.

5.3 User Portal

The User Portal is available for users to postpone and schedule blackouts for their migrations and to provide alternative notification capabilities.

  • The User Portal is located at: http://<MachineName>/exchangepro/user/default.aspx

  • Windows Authentication is enabled for this virtual application. When performing cross-forest migrations, if the users in the source forest attempt to connect to the Migrator Pro for Exchange server in the target forest and a trust has not been established between the two forests, the users will be prompted for their target credentials.

5.1 MCP Windows Service

The main components of Migrator Pro for Exchange are: the MCP Windows Service, the Admin Portal, and the User Portal.

The MCP Windows Service (BinaryTree Migrator Pro for Exchange MCP Service) is the controlling service for all Migrator Pro for Exchange functions. This service should automatically start. Make sure that BinaryTree Migrator Pro for Exchange MCP Service is started in Windows Services.

5.2 Admin Portal

Migrator Pro for Exchange's Admin Portal is a friendly user interface that lets you configure and execute most administrative tasks associated with a migration. The Admin Portal is a Microsoft Silverlight application that runs in a web browser.

To launch the Admin Portal, double-click the Migrator Pro for Exchange shortcut on your Windows desktop, or select Migrator Pro for Exchange from the Windows Start menu:

 

The Admin Portal opens in a browser window. Migrator Pro for Exchange supports Internet Explorer 8 or later and Firefox.

The Admin Portal launches with http://localhost/exchangepro/admin/default.aspx.  You can use localhost, <machinename>, or the IP address to access the Admin Portal.

5.3 User Portal

The User Portal is available for users to postpone and schedule blackouts for their migrations and to provide alternative notification capabilities.

  • The User Portal is located at: http://<MachineName>/exchangepro/user/default.aspx

  • Windows Authentication is enabled for this virtual application. When performing cross-forest migrations, if the users in the source forest attempt to connect to the Migrator Pro for Exchange server in the target forest and a trust has not been established between the two forests, the users will be prompted for their target credentials.

5.2 Admin Portal

The main components of Migrator Pro for Exchange are: the MCP Windows Service, the Admin Portal, and the User Portal.

5.1 MCP Windows Service

The MCP Windows Service (BinaryTree Migrator Pro for Exchange MCP Service) is the controlling service for all Migrator Pro for Exchange functions. This service should automatically start. Make sure that BinaryTree Migrator Pro for Exchange MCP Service is started in Windows Services.

Migrator Pro for Exchange's Admin Portal is a friendly user interface that lets you configure and execute most administrative tasks associated with a migration. The Admin Portal is a Microsoft Silverlight application that runs in a web browser.

To launch the Admin Portal, double-click the Migrator Pro for Exchange shortcut on your Windows desktop, or select Migrator Pro for Exchange from the Windows Start menu:

 

The Admin Portal opens in a browser window. Migrator Pro for Exchange supports Internet Explorer 8 or later and Firefox.

The Admin Portal launches with http://localhost/exchangepro/admin/default.aspx.  You can use localhost, <machinename>, or the IP address to access the Admin Portal.

5.3 User Portal

The User Portal is available for users to postpone and schedule blackouts for their migrations and to provide alternative notification capabilities.

  • The User Portal is located at: http://<MachineName>/exchangepro/user/default.aspx

  • Windows Authentication is enabled for this virtual application. When performing cross-forest migrations, if the users in the source forest attempt to connect to the Migrator Pro for Exchange server in the target forest and a trust has not been established between the two forests, the users will be prompted for their target credentials.

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