This section describes how to set the required permissions for the Source Agent Host Account used by Migration Agent for Exchange (MAgE) instances. The required privileges for the Source Agent Host Account are as follows:
To set up the Source Agent Host Account, perform the steps described in the related subtopics.
Note: Note that the steps are given only as an example of a possible Source Agent Host Account setup.
The default Source Agents Host Account (initially displayed on the Default Agent Host page of the Exchange server Properties) is set when you add the source organization to migration project (see the Registering Source and Target Organizations section of the Migration Manager for Exchange User Guide for details).
If necessary, you can change the default Source Agent Host Account by clicking Modify on the General | Default Agent Host page of the corresponding source server properties in the Migration Manager for Exchange Console.
To go on using the default Source Agent Host Account for Exchange migration, grant the permissions required for Exchange migration to this account (see the next steps).
The Agent Host Account should be a member of the local Administrators group on the agent host server.
To add the Agent Host Account to the local Administrators group on a server perform the following:
To grant the db_owner role on the SQL Server for the Agent Host Account, take the following steps: