Tools for Moving to a Microsoft Collaboration Platform

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

Tools for Moving to a Microsoft Collaboration Platform

  • 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 http://www.microsoft.com/technet/interopmigration/collaboration/default.mspx . Customers, Partners and consultants can download the released...
  • Lacking Support?

    Last Tuesday I received a forwarded email, alerting me that IBM has posted an official statement wrt Microsoft’s latest connector & their supported policy. Initially the talk centered on “what this means, and what we should do…” After thinking...
  • Public Beta for Microsoft Transporter Suite 2007 for Domino Released

    Busy Day…Week…Year… Today, Microsoft publicly announces a new set of tools to make the transition from Lotus to Microsoft easier. The announcement details: · A new set of coexistence and migration tools (Microsoft’s Transporter Suite 2007 for Lotus...
  • Live Meeting Invite: Meet the Microsoft Transporter for Lotus Domino 2007 (and team)

    After the release of the public beta last week, I thought it would be fun/good to have an open Live meeting to allow everyone to meet the team, do some demos, and answer some questions. So consider this your invitation to join us in a review of this recent...
  • The long-hard days in the fall

    The fall of ‘05 was an interesting time for our team. We had been pulling long hours for several months working on several projects (getting ready for the initial release of the messaging tools, revamp of the Application Analyzer, and starting work on...
  • Kahren Allakhverdyan, Software Development Engineer in Test.

    Hello everyone. I am Kahren Allakhverdyan and I am in charge of Software Testing on Todd Wanke's team. I joined Microsoft eight years ago and have been with the Exchange team since. During this time I have been working on almost all messaging migration...
  • MSDE/SQL Requirement for Application Analyzer 2006

    Microsoft Application Analyzer 2006 for Lotus Domino requires MSDE Release A to create reports. This is a free download available here . MSDE has a 2GB report limitation. When performing an analysis, you have the option to append the results to an existing...
  • Todd Wanke, Technical Director Development Team

    As part of our new Collaboration blog I wanted to introduce myself as the Technical Director responsible for Microsoft’s Notes Migration development team. I have had an exciting 10+yrs career here at Microsoft: from the mid 90’s as an early architect...
  • Application Analyzer 2006 usage report

    Since Application Analyzer 2006 (AA06) was released, we received some comments on Database usage report generated by AA06 that we want to address in this blog. Current design of AA06 collects two properties from DB: “DATAMOD” and “NONDATAMOD” and use...
  • We are still alive and kicking...

    After what looks to be a long break, I want to make sure folks know we are still alive and well!!! From a team perspective, we have really been cranking hard on our tools, doubling down our efforts, helping customers with their migrations and doing...
  • Directory Migration: What's New?

    You may be wondering to yourself, what’s new about directory migration in the Transporter Suite? Well, I’m glad you asked. There were a couple of things that we were trying to accomplish in the area of directory. First of all, it occurred to us that you...
  • Where are the Notes Apps?

    Where do the majority of apps fall that you see in your quadrant framework? The question nearly every Enterprise customer asks me during my speaking engagements & executive briefings. They say: "The tools look good, the framework is good, the process...
  • Message fidelity between Outlook and Notes

    Often, companies are in a scenario where they need to concurrently support both Domino and Exchange servers (and Notes and Outlook clients). The Exchange Connector for Lotus Notes tool that was released last December has been updated to improve the fidelity...
  • Friday FAQs - St. Patricks Edition

    Does the Exchange Migration Wizard 2005 for Lotus Notes support the migration of local Lotus Notes Mail Archive Databases? The MigWiz does not support migrating local Notes mail archive databases currently. You have two options in this scenario: ...
  • Confusion Around the Application Analyzer Beta

    Posted by Erik Ashby discussing recent comments about the Application Analyzer beta. Ever since the announcement of the application tools mid January, there have been a number of articles and blogs in the different communities about these tools...
  • Customizing Application Analyzer 2006 for Lotus Domino

    A really cool feature of Application Analyzer 2006 for Lotus Domino (heretofor referred to as AA06) is the ability to customize the XML file that the tool uses for determining the databases & directories that are excluded from the scan, the quadrants...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Greetings from Lotusphere!

    Yes, as the team releases the beta of 2007 tools, I am here in Orlando suffering through all the sunlight and warmth... I've been attending Lotusphere since it started 14 years ago, but only as a Microsoft employee for the last two. Last year was shortly...
  • 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...
  • Friday Mailbag

    I know, sometimes the Friday mailbag comes on Saturday, sometimes it's even later, but this week...I'm posting it on Thursday! Just trying to keep you on your toes. Is there a way to automatically import the calendar item attachment file (.SC2 file...
  • Directory Synch Components

    The LSDXA process is responsible for handling the actual directory synchronization processes. Lsdxa.exe resides in the \Program Files\Exchsrvr\Bin directory and is started automatically when you start the Exchange Connector for Lotus Notes. To communicate...
  • Friday Mailbag

    Lou answered some interesting questions this week that I thought you might find interesting. - Amy When configuring the Connector for Lotus Notes, what are the supported Address Space types? The only supported Address space type on the Address...
  • Application Transporter 2006 at TechEd 2006

    Like Erik, I had a great time in Boston at TechEd 2006 presenting sessions and giving chalk talks – the TechEd party at Fenway Park was a blast, with the opportunity to walk up and touch the famous Green Monster . TechEd was also perfect timing for our...
  • Friday FAQ

    Can you advise on how I can get the output of the App Analyzer 2006 in Excel format instead of PDF? When viewing the reports, select the Export option and then select the Save as Type drop down menu -- you will be given four format options: PDF...