Re: Exchange Service account?

  • From: "John Tolmachoff \(Lists\)" <johnlist@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "'[ExchangeList]'" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 6 Nov 2003 07:51:24 -0800

You need to import the users into AD, not Exchange. 

John Tolmachoff
Engineer/Consultant/Owner
eServices For You


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Göran Svensson [mailto:goran@xxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Thursday, November 06, 2003 3:47 AM
> To: [ExchangeList]
> Subject: [exchangelist] Re: Exchange Service account?
> 
> http://www.MSExchange.org/
> 
> Hi,
> thanks for the tip Paul!
> 
> I have been tampering with the account for a wile then I read the exellent
> article:
> http://www.msexchange.org/tutorials/How_to_get_access_to_all_mailboxes_in_
> Exchange_2000_Server.html
> 
> Then I created a new account with only the Administrator and Exchange
> Domain
> Servers group and with the Exchange Domain Servers as default. Loged in
> and
> done Exmerge. And it worked first time! No wait for AD replication, maybe
> because I´m on the PDC where also the exch srv is. So now I can use that
> account to import all mail.pst files.
> 
> My next problem is to find a "easy" way to bulk import all the users
> domain
> account from the old server. I have done csv files with user accounts but
> I
> havent found a way to bulk import it in to the Exch 2000 srv yet?
> 
> The reason that I use csv files is that I have no "working" connection
> over
> the net to the old 5.5 srv (only managed to make a one way trust, over
> Internet).
> 
> /göran
> 
> 
> >
> > Hi Goran
> >
> > Exchange 2000\3 doesn't have a service account in the same way that
> Exchange
> > 5.5 does. What you need to do is to give the account that is going to be
> > used to exmerge the data in permissions to all the mailboxes that it
> will
> be
> > importing in to. The best way to do this is to give the account
> permissions
> > to the mailbox container. You could also do it at organisation level too
> if
> > you have multiple mailbox stores. Of course I cannot comments on any
> > possible security issues that this may involve. Before starting ensure
> that
> > the account selected can access the mailboxes that will have the data
> > imported in to them from OWA or Outlook. If you can the  process should
> > work. If not I can almost guarantee it won't.
> >
> > A quick note here. The accounts must already exist and make sure the pst
> > file name are correct. The best way to do this is to exmerge all the new
> > (presumably empty) user accounts out to pst files and then compare these
> to
> > the ones to be imported. The pst file names must be identical in each
> case
> > or the import process will fail.
> >
> > Hope that helps. Don't hesitate to get back to me if I can help further
> at
> > all.
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Paul Lemonidis.
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Göran Svensson" <goran@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: "[ExchangeList]" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Thursday, November 06, 2003 10:02 AM
> > Subject: [exchangelist] Exchange Service account?
> >
> >
> > > http://www.MSExchange.org/
> > >
> > > Hi,
> > > I am using the Exmerge program to import users to an Exchange 2000
> srv.
> > >
> > > But I get the error message:
> > > Error opening message store (MSEMS). Verify you have the correct
> > permissions
> > > to log on.
> > >
> > > MS sugestion is to use the Exchange Service account. But wich account
> is
> > it?
> > > I have tried to add all Exchange Account that I have found to my admin
> > > account. But no luck.
> > >
> > > I am using Small business Server 2000 and Exchange 2000
> > >
> > > /gs
> > >
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