Tools for Moving to a Microsoft Collaboration Platform

Blogs about the tools and solutions used in moving to a Microsoft collaboration platform.

August, 2006

  • Migration Wizard seem slow?

    Generally, slowness in the initial migration (which is normally manifested by a delay in the initial messages starting to migrate) is because the migration wizard is waiting for the AD to replicate the directory information. When the migration wizard...
  • Friday Mailbag

    I’ve setup the mapping tables so that certain attributes such as Pager replicate from Active Directory to the Domino Directory, but it doesn’t seem to work. Most attributes are there, but certain ones like pager aren’t being replicated. The issue...
  • Integrating Communicator Awareness with Notes Applications

    Okay, some of the recent blogs on this site have been extremely technical and what I would consider “useful, but BORING !!!” So I thought I would spice it up a little and show you an interesting integration function that was demonstrated during my customer...
  • Friday Q&A

    Do you have to specify each OU in the Export Container in the Connector for Lotus Notes ? No, you can specify a top level OU and will search the sub OU’s. Ensure your Import Container is not located in the same OU as the Export Container. ...
  • Interesting blog by a guy working on Office 2007 UI

    http://blogs.msdn.com/jensenh/default.aspx My name is Jensen Harris and I'm a Lead Program Manager on the Microsoft Office "user experience" team. Our team is responsible for the overall interaction and visual design of the programs that ship in Office...
  • System Center Capacity Planner

    We posted a link today on the Interop site to the Microsoft System Center Capacity Planner. This tool allows you to plan for rolling out an Exchange infrastructure. For more information about the tool, check out Jonathan Hardwick's blog . Jonathan is...
  • Monitor the Connector for Lotus Notes

    This blog is by Stephen Gilbert , a Microsoft Exchange Support Engineer in the Connectors specialty Thanks Stephen! -Lou Basically what I did to monitor the situation was to user performance monitor alert that when counter reaches a certain threshold...
  • Connector for Lotus Notes Directory Synchronization- Part 3- Frequently Asked Questions

    This is a FAQ is third blog about Directory Synchronization and completes the three part series Q: How does the Connector for Lotus Notes know which objects it created? A: The "ImportedFrom" attribute will be set to the GUID of the Connector...
  • Connector for Lotus Notes Directory Synchronization- Part 2

    This is part 2 of the directory synchronization blog. Using the rules from the mapping tables, we pull all the attributes that have changed since our last update. We have to load the rules because those rules determine what attributes we want to pull...
  • Connector for Lotus Notes Directory Synchronization- Part 1

    This blog is about the Directory Synchronization process used by the Connector for Lotus Notes. It is the first blog of three in a series about Directory Synchronization. First, I would like to thank a major contributor, Brandon Hoff, I’ve updated to...