Follow the steps that are described in the Preparation Checklist topic to prepare your Exchange 2007 organization and its environment for being the target organization in the Exchange migration process conducted by Migration Manager for Exchange.
On some of steps you may need to coordinate the setup process with the administrator of the source Exchange organization.
This section provides a short overview of the main steps that should be performed to set up your target Exchange 2007 organization and its environment for migration using Migration Manager for Exchange. These steps are described in detail below.
Setting up the target Exchange 2007 organization consists of four main steps:
On this step make sure that your environment meets the minimal system requirements for Migration Manager for Exchange agents. For more details, see Checking System Requirements.
On this step you should set up the accounts and required permissions for Exchange migration. There are four main types of accounts used by Migration Manager for Exchange agents:
You can simplify the setup by using a single account for all Migration Manager for Exchange processes. This account should have the permissions that are required for Migration Manager for Exchange console and all agents on every server that is involved in the migration.
For more details, see Setting Up Accounts and Required Permissions.
On this step you should perform common environment preparations:
For more details, see Preparing the Target Exchange Environment for Exchange Migration.
On this fourth step you should set up the connection with the source Exchange organization using SMTP connectors. This task consists of three subtasks given below:
For more details, see Setting Up Connection with the Source Exchange Organization Using SMTP Connectors.
This checklist will help you set up your target Exchange 2007 organization and its environment properly. Make sure you have done all the steps below before completing the preparation.
|□||Check the system requirements|
|□||Set up the Target Active Directory Synchronization Account|
|□||Set up the Target Exchange Account|
|□||Set up the Target Active Directory Account|
|□||Set up the Target Agent Host Account|
|□||Back up Exchange|
|□||Create the Aelita EMW Recycle Bin public folder (optional)|
|□||Create administrator mailboxes for public folder and free/busy synchronization|
|□||Create administrator mailboxes for mailbox and calendar synchronization (optional)|
|□||Install Microsoft Exchange Server MAPI Client and Collaboration Data Objects 1.2.1 version 6.5.8353.0 or later|
|□||Specify displayName value for target Exchange 2007 mailbox database objects|
Configure the NSPI connection limit
|□||Set up the target Exchange organization for Internet mail flow between target and source Exchange organizations|
|□||Configure the target DNS server for mail forwarding|
|□||Test the SMTP connectors (optional)|
Before starting the preparation of the target Exchange 2007 organization and its environment, make sure that you have the privileges to grant all of the following permissions to accounts.
NOTE: The list of permissions given below contains all required permissions for the accounts. However some of the permissions can be replaced with their equivalents. For more information, see the corresponding steps for each account.
Target Active Directory Synchronization Account
Target Exchange Account
Target Agent Host Account