I’m back…………..

I’m happy to have returned to Microsoft. My new blog is http://blogs.technet.com/loum/

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Good Bye and Good Luck

I’ve spent the past six years here at Microsoft, 1/2 of which was dedicated to helping move customers to our platform from Lotus. I wish the remaining team good luck. Sincerely, Lou Mandich.

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Free Scripts from the Migration Community

I would like to thank Mark Smith for contributing this IP and allwing me to blog this on his behalf for the benefit of the community. Here is Mark’s introduction… “Mark is the Infrastructure Practice Manager and Principal Architect for Capax Global Consulting. He has been involved with Email/messaging systems since 1992 and with Microsoft…

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Updated script for Moving Domino Groups containing SMTP Addresses

Thank you Casey Spiller for updating this script!  ################################################################################################### Move-DominoGroupWithSMTP.ps1## Written by Casey Spiller ### This script will move Domino Groups to Active Directory while preserving SMTP Addresses by #  creating contacts in AD for these users. By default Move-DominoGroupToAD will drop SMTP   #  addresses if they do not already exist in AD.## For troubleshooting,…

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What’s new for Transporter Suite in regards to Lotus Domino in the July 2008 Release.

What’s new for Transporter Suite in regards to Lotus Domino in the July 2008 Release. Download the Suite from here -> http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=35FC4205-792B-4306-8E4B-0DE9CCE72172&displaylang=en   Customers have been asking what’s new or updated ? Below is the list based on customer feedback and our continued improvement in our products.    Domino User Migration (Move-DominoUser Cmdlet) Address matching ·         Improved…

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Move-DominoGroupToAD: How to migrate SMTP addresses with groups

When attempting to migrate groups from Lotus Notes to Exchange 2007 with the Transporter for Lotus Notes, you may notice that Groups that contain SMTP addresses (non Exchange or Notes users) are not migrated with the group. I became aware of this issue recently when working with a customer and wrote a script to assist…

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merge-dominoUser.ps1 a powershell script for move-dominoUser cmdlet

# merge-DominoUser.ps1 # ————- DISCLAIMER ———————– # The code herein is provided as is with no gurantee or waranty concerning # the usability or impact on your messaging system and may be used, distributed # or modified for use provided the parties agree and acknowledge the Microsoft or # Microsoft Partners have neither accountabilty or…

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A major update to the Microsoft Transporter Suite was released on Monday, January 21st, 2008.

Earlier this week we released a major update to the Microsoft Transporter Suite (A set of tools that help customers migrate content into Exchange, SharePoint and Active Directory). The Microsoft Transporter Suite is now available for download (here) What’s New? This release focused on adding the ability to migrate mailboxes from Generic POP/IMAP servers and…

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Domino to Exchange Messaging Migration Tools Solutions Matrix

This is a living document to describe the features between multiple different messaging migration tools used for Domino to Exchange. It is only meant to be an aid, not a definitive solution. It will help you narrow your choices when comparing toolsets. Please send me a list of features you would like added, or other products….

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Transporter Suite End-to-End Guidance Released

Have you been waiting with bated breath for fantastic end to end guidance around the Microsoft Transporter Suite for Lotus Domino?  Well my good reader, your wait is over!  We’ve been working hard with support and with the field to make sure that the information in here is solid.   This is a release where even…

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