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….


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…


Alternative way of migrating Document Library

I’ve been testing the scenarios for applications migration and one of the testing areas was application data mapping.  Today I’d like to talk about alternative migration of Notes Document Library databases. The default target for Notes Document Library is a Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Document Library list. However this is not the only way to go…


New OLE info for Outlook 2007 and the NDL option for Connector for Lotus Notes

Hello it’s Lou again, I’d like to thank Omar Castillo Rodriguez for his work on this topic.   “In Office 2007 here are your two options for OLE- 1.       Use the registry key that we need modify to enable Outlook 2007 to permit the access to OLE Objects is “HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Outlook\Security” and the DWORD value that…


Microsoft Transporter Suite For Lotus Domino Release – On Valentine’s Day !

Today we release the Microsoft Transporter Suite 2007 for Lotus Domino.  It is publically available for download at  Customers, Partners and consultants can download the released product immediately and begin using these tools to transition from Domino to the Microsoft 2007 collaboration platform.   Personally, I would like to thank all the partners, customers,…


Want to learn more about PowerShell?

The Windows PowerShell team has a great blog where you can learn all kinds of interesting tips and tricks. They recently posted this great PowerShell “cheat sheet” and we thought our readers might be interested, so we’re reposting it here. The PowerShell Getting Started Guide and other helpful guidance can be downloaded from the Windows PowerShell…


Webcast Recap

Wow, Tuesday’s webcast was great !  Tons of interest and fantastic questions.  Plus it was fun to take a break for a couple of hours during these final weeks before we ship and show off the Transporter a little. If you missed Tuesday’s webcast overview of the Transporter Suite we have posted a replay here…


What’s new in the transport stack of the Microsoft Transporter Suite for Lotus Domino ?

There isn’t transport stack in the Microsoft Transporter Suite for Lotus Domino. We have switched the transport stack from using the Exchange Development Kit Gateway from the Connector for Lotus Notes which was available in Exchange 5.5, Exchange 2000 and Exchange 2003 to using SMTP  between Domino and Exchange. Yes, you read it right, SMTP,…


Mailbox Migration: What have you done for me lately?

Hi again!  We talked briefly before about what was new with directory migration, but you may well ask what have you done for me lately?  Well I’ll tell you.  Directory migration wasn’t the only place we made improvements, mail migration also got some love.    Performance!  We’ve improved performance for mail migration in a couple of…


Connectors: What’s new?

With this blog I would like to open a series  of Connector blogs and will start with what is new in Transporter Connectors. We have made significant changes in this release of Connectors in Transporter Suite, including: 1.       Ability to configure and control Connectors through Power Shell independently. Connector Tasks are divided in to two…