Migration & Deployment

Last Updated on 26 Aug. 2014, Total: 34 Articles and Tutorials

  1. Planning and Migrating a Small Organization from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2013 (Part 11)

    In the previous part of this series we installed our Exchange 2010 staging server and generated the SSL certificate that we will use for both Exchange 2010 and Exchange 2013. In this part of the series we’ll begin configuration of the staging server ready to move mailboxes on to... Read More

  2. Planning and Migrating a Small Organization from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2013 (Part 10)

    In the previous part of this series we completed JetStress testing on Exchange Server 2010 and 2013. This time round we’ll move on to getting clients ready for upgrade, reconfigure Exchange Server 2003, install Exchange Server 2010 and generate our new SSL certificate... Read More

  3. Planning and Migrating a Small Organization from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2013 (Part 9)

    In the last part of this series we set up JetStress on our Exchange 2010 staging server. In this part we'll continue with JetStress testing on our new Exchange 2013 server before running them in parallel to ensure that they can handle the load... Read More

  4. Planning and Migrating a Small Organization from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2013 (Part 8)

    In part eight of this series we'll begin to validate the underlying storage that will support Exchange 2010 and Exchange 2013 in our target environment. This vital set of tasks will ensure that while we transition to Exchange 2010, and then to Exchange 2013, users of the systems will not see any ill effects... Read More

  5. Planning and Migrating a Small Organization from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2013 (Part 7)

    In this part of the series we'll configure page file settings before moving onto installation of Exchange pre-requisites, culminating in preparing the installation files for subsequent JetStress tests and full install... Read More

  6. Planning and Migrating a Small Organization from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2013 (Part 6)

    In part six of this series we will install the base servers that will host both the temporary Exchange 2010 server and the Exchange 2013 server, then configure the underlying storage to best practices that will support both versions of Exchange... Read More

  7. Planning and Migrating a Small Organization from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2013 (Part 5)

    Part five of this series moves on from discovery and planning to getting the server environment ready to upgrade. We'll look at changes we need to make to Exchange 2003 and Active Directory so that we can move on to ensure clients are ready before installing the first Exchange 2010 server... Read More

  8. Planning and Migrating a Small Organization from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2013 (Part 4)

    In this part of the series we begin planning our implementation of the staging Exchange 2010 server and the specifications required for the target Exchange 2013 server environment... Read More

  9. Planning and Migrating a Small Organization from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2013 (Part 3)

    In this article we’ll continue examining the SMTP configuration before looking at Public Folder infrastructure, clients and third-party software and applications... Read More

  10. Planning and Migrating a Small Organization from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2013 (Part 2)

    In the first part of this series we looked at the example organization we’ll focus on for this series, then the options available for migration. In part two of this series we’ll perform the discovery and remediation steps required to get ready for Exchange 2013... Read More

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