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Migration Manager for Exchange 8.15 - Source Exchange 2016 Environment Preparation

Source Exchange 2016 Environment Preparation
Preparation Overview Checking System Requirements Setting Up Accounts and Required Permissions Preparing the Source Exchange Environment for Exchange Migration Setting Up Connection with the Target Exchange Organization Using SMTP Connectors

Granting Membership in Local Administrators Group

To add an account to the local Administrators group on a server, perform the following:

  1. Open the Computer Management snap-in (Click Start | Run, enter compmgmt.msc and then click OK).
  2. In the left pane click System Tools | Local Users and Groups | Groups.
  3. Right-click the Administrators group and click Add to Group.
  4. Click Add and select the account.
  5. Close the dialog boxes by clicking OK.

Granting Mail Enabled Public Folders Management Role

To grant the Mail Enabled Public Folders management role to the <User> (in our example, LA\JohnSmith), run the following cmdlet in Exchange Management Shell:

New-ManagementRoleAssignment -Role "Mail Enabled Public Folders" -User LA\JohnSmith

Granting Full Control on Mailbox Database

To grant the Full Control permission on a mailbox database to the <User> (in our example, LA\JohnSmith), run the following cmdlet in Exchange Management Shell:

Get-MailboxDatabase | Add-ADPermission -User LA\JohnSmith -AccessRights GenericAll -ExtendedRights Receive-As

Granting Full Control on Public Folder Administrator Mailbox

To grant account the Full Control permission on a public folder administrator mailbox to the <User> (in our example, LA\JohnSmith), run the following cmdlet in Exchange Management Shell:

Add-MailboxPermission -Identity <Public_Folder_Migration_Administrator_Mailboxes> -User LA\JohnSmith -AccessRights FullAccess

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