[ExchangeList] Re: Migration Exchange 2000 to 2003

  • From: "John T \(Lists\)" <johnlist@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 25 May 2006 00:45:24 -0700

He did answer your question. Nothing much is in there until clients of the
Exchange server start accessing their mail box via POP3 and IMAP. (I would
think that access from OWA would be in the main files, but I could be
wrong.)

 

John T

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-----Original Message-----
From: Mark Meelhuysen [mailto:exchangelist-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
Of Mark Meelhuysen
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2006 11:46 PM
To: exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: RE: [ExchangeList] Re: Migration Exchange 2000 to 2003

 

Thanks, but I already know that. The question is why does the STM file not
grow after the move of the mailboxes.

And why do al those logfiles appear?

 

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From: exchangelist-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx on behalf of
ChongJa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Thu 25-5-2006 0:18
To: exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [ExchangeList] Re: Migration Exchange 2000 to 2003

http://www.msexchange.org <http://www.msexchange.org/> 
-------------------------------------------------------The .STM file, or
streaming file, holds non-MAPI information while the
.edb file, or the Exchange database (essentially a large JET
(Access-type of technology) database holds the messages and the MAPI
information. 

If someone sends e-mail or accesses e-mail from a non-MAPI client (POP3,
IMAP4, Web), that e-mail is stored in the .stm file.  Mail from the
internet is also non-MAPI and comes in a format called MIME. This
information is also stored in the STM file.

It may be converted to MAPI when a MAPI user (Outlook) accesses it and
it is also converted to MAPI when the Move Mailbox wizard is used.
There also may be pointers in the .edb to information in the STM.

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Networking/Email_Groupware/Exchange_Serv
er/Q_21445024.html

-----Original Message-----
From: exchangelist-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:exchangelist-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Mark Meelhuysen
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2006 5:32 PM
To: exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [ExchangeList] Migration Exchange 2000 to 2003

http://www.msexchange.org <http://www.msexchange.org/> 
-------------------------------------------------------Hello all,

I migrated an exchange 2000 organisation to Exchange 2003.

i did this by adding a new 2003 server so that we can reinstall the
currecnt
exchangeserver.

I used the move mailbox procedure to move the mailboxes. Now I have
noticed
that everything is moved well , but that the size of the STM file has
not
increased. On the old server it was  about 3 gb big, now only a couple
of
mb. instead there are a lot of *.log files... are these the messages
that
were in the STM file before?
And did I use the wrong procedure/tool?

Thnx,

Mark



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