Small Business Server 2011 Migration preparation tool reports 2 errors despite the fix been applied

I had previously addressed some errors that Windows Small Business Server 2011 Migration Preparation tool reported. As usual, there’s always something new that i haven’t seen before. In the previous cases the solution was more less provided by the tool itself, or it could be found easily after a short research. This time it was a much harder nut to … Continue reading

Mailbox moved from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2007 may be shown as Linked Mailbox

Every time i do another SBS 2003 to 2011 migration, i say to myself that there possibly can’t be anything that can surprise me. Boy i was wrong!!! Just recently a fairly standard migration, smooth sailing up to the point where i started migrating mailboxes. Most of them appeared to be normal, but i noticed some of the moved  mailboxes … Continue reading

SBS 2011 Migration Preparation tool – error in DNS

I recently came across an issue while running the SBS 2011 Migration preparation tool on the source server. Unfortunately haven’t take a note of the exact message, but the message was reporting a problem in the source server’s DNS saying the source server is missing from DNS. The first time i experienced this problem after initial investigation all looked fine, … Continue reading

How to import PST files to Exchange 2010

In the days of Exchange 2003 one of the tools used to import/export mailboxes was Microsoft’s Exmerge. With the more recent Exchange 2007/2010 Microsoft provided a powerful administration tool in the form of Exchange Management Shell. This can be easily used to import PST files to Exchange 2010 mailboxes. Before starting with the process itself the PST files have to … Continue reading