RE: RES: RE: RES: Disabling user

  • From: "John Tolmachoff \(Lists\)" <johnlist@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "'[ExchangeList]'" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 7 Jul 2003 14:05:12 -0700

Where can I find exmerge.exe at?

John Tolmachoff MCSE CSSA
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tiago de Aviz [mailto:Tiago@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Friday, June 13, 2003 1:10 PM
> To: [ExchangeList]
> Subject: [exchangelist] RES: RE: RES: Disabling user
> >In this case then, it seems the best approach would be to disable the
> user,
> >run exmerge 2step mailbox-pst on that mailbox to create a pst file,
> then
> >delete that mailbox. Is that correct?
> No, change the user's password (security reasons), then exmerge it. You
> can't run it with the mailbox disabled. Then delete the fella.
> >Then, if the user is to be re-enabled, recreate the mailbox, and run
> >exmerge 2step pst-mailbox to reimport all mail, correct?
> Sure, create the same alias that the guy before, put the PST in
> c:\exmergedata with the guysalias.pst there and you're up to go.
> >OK, so for the one client that I have, no problem, as they are not that
> >strict on permissions. (Total of about 40 users.) For a new client that
> I >am migrating their network from Netware to AD and MDameon to
> Exchange, I >will need to document permissions so that they can then be
> recreated, >correct?
> Sure thing.
> >Couldn't you do the same thing from within Exchange by deleting the
> >mailbox, the adding that address as another address to say a
> disableuser mailbox?
> Sure, create an account just to hold the deleted folks and add their
> addresses on that user as needed. That's another way out. The advantage
> with GFI is that mails are saved in EML format, so all I need to do is a
> quick search for the guy's address and burn all his EML's on a CD. The
> disvantage of doing that on a single user is that you have to crate
> rules to organize all inbound mail and it's a pain to export.
> Tiago de Aviz
> IT Consultant
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