Exchange 2003, Exchange 2010

Cross-Forest Migration in Lab

How to do a migration from one organization to another? In this case it’s about Exchange 2003 organization (legacy) to Exchange 2010 They are totally separated by individual domains, network connection has been established between the domains and two-way trusts have been setup. Company A à Company B I’ve created up an account in the target domain called; admt. The account is added to domain administrator for target.local and the built-in administrators group in the source domain. To get the passwoed migration to work I needed to: First on the…

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Exchange 2003, Exchange 2007, Exchange 2010

What about Legacy / Coexistence for OWA?

  Hi After reading and answering in MS forum I can tell you all that this is a very common question that need to be clarified. Before Exchange 2010 was released there was a built-in function that handled the co-existence for OWA. A little background check, Exchange 2003 and 2007 could co-existence by pointing to the Exchange 2007 CAS server(s) and use /exchange. In Exchange 2010 this function is removed and replaced by “Legacy”. What to think about when you are planning for a co-existence? You need to add the…

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Exchange 2007, Exchange 2010

How to update legacy email address policys

  This is an easy step-by-step guide how to upgrade the legacy policies when transition from Exchange 2000 or 2003 to 2007 or 2010 there’s a need for upgrading the email address policies. Also remember, this is example without any guarantee! Don’t forget! Before running these commands make sure that you remove mailbox management policy, or else you will get problems. Get-EmailAddressPolicy | where { $_.RecipientFilterType -eq “Legacy” } | Set-EmailAddressPolicy –IncludedRecipients AllRecipients Set-AddressList “All Contacts” -IncludedRecipients MailContacts Set-AddressList “All Groups” -IncludedRecipients MailGroups Set-AddressList “All Users” -IncludedRecipients MailboxUsers Set-AddressList “Public…

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Exchange 2007, Exchange 2010

Relay Connector

Many times the question comes up in forums how to create a relay connector that works just like it did in Exchange 2003. At that time it was like…. If the IP address was in the list, that IP was able to relay no matter what. In Exchange 2007/2010 it’s not working that way.. Now we need to create a receive connector, give it a proper name (like Relay Connector) and also set an extra security setting on it. Here are the commands that I usually use to create the…

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