RE: RES: Exmerge question

  • From: "Bahl, Ripon \(Wipro\)" <rbahl@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "[ExchangeList]" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 3 Feb 2005 18:20:16 +0530

This happen because by default Enterprise Administrators groups are denied send 
as and receive as rights. Administrators always overlooked the groups and give 
permission to Administrative account.

Make sure that Enterprise\Domain admin groups have Send as & receive as Perms.

Also for importing mailbox in the Exchange 2003 servers make use of Exmerge 
2003. It can also be used against exchange 2000.

 
Thanks and Best Regards
 
Ripon Bahl
 

-----Original Message-----
From: Tiago de Aviz [mailto:Tiago@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Thursday, February 03, 2005 6:14 PM
To: [ExchangeList]
Subject: [exchangelist] RES: Exmerge question

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The only way i got to make a successful exmerge onto exchange 2003 was to put a 
user that wasn't an Exchange full administrator, grant full mailbox access 
rights to that user, and then give him exchange admin rights.

Do it in this exact order ;)

Tiago de Aviz

SoftSell - Curitiba

(41) 340-2363

www.softsell.com.br

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De: A. M. Salim [mailto:msalim@xxxxxxxxxxxx] 
Enviada em: quinta-feira, 3 de fevereiro de 2005 07:37
Para: [ExchangeList]
Assunto: [exchangelist] Exmerge question

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Hi,

I am moving some users from an Exchange 2000 to Exchange 2003
installation.  The two sites are geographically distant and belong to two
different companies, on different networks with no trust relationships
between them and none feasible.  So my only option is to export the users
to PST files using Exmerge from the old server on to a USB drive, ship the
USB drive with PST files by snail mail (Fedex actually) and then use
Exmege at the other end to import them.

The AD and OU trees are quite different between the two organizations.
For example:  in the old server all users were under the same OU.  In the
new server, there are several OU's and the users are spread between the
OU's.  It is not feasible to change the OUs in the new server to match the
old sever's AD tree structure at all.

I ran Exmerge and see the following.  Only the MAILBOXES.TXT log file is
generated, and it has the following lines in it, one per user:

##~This file was generated by ExMerge.exe
/O=ABCD/OU=FIRST ADMINISTRATIVE GROUP/CN=RECIPIENTS/CN=USERONE
/O=ABCD/OU=FIRST ADMINISTRATIVE GROUP/CN=RECIPIENTS/CN=USERTWO
...
/O=ABCD/OU=FIRST ADMINISTRATIVE GROUP/CN=RECIPIENTS/CN=USERXXX

And Exmerge announces "Success: 0, Failures: nnn" i.e. all users failed to
import.  I have "Send As" and "Receive As" perms set OK and can do exports
and imports on the new server OK i.e. export a mailbox, import it back on
the same server.

Are there any tricks or settings I have to do here because the OUs are
different between the old and new servers?  Any other differences I need
to be concerned with?

TIA!
Mike Salim


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