E2K10 – Mass move mailboxes from E2K3 to E2K10


After the pre-live test on HA & DR of CAS/HUB & DAG for more than one week, it is time to start the mass migration from E2K3 to E2K10 for MY

  1. B4 migration
    . No backup running on the source E2K3 DB & target E2K10 DB
    . Enable the circular log on the Storage Group of the source E2K3 DB server and target E2K10 DB server
    . Increase Simultaneously number of Mailbox move in all Exchange 2010 CAS
    . advise the user to move to PST if the size > ??? GB
  2. While the migration
    . EMS to conduct the migration
    . enable OWA on the migrated mailbox & set the OWA policy accordingly
    . set the xxx policy accordingly for TECH
    . make sure “auto update policy” is disable
    . script to monitor the migration status
    . Migration report & logs to a dedicated location
  3. Aft migration
    . Disable the circular log

Reference

How to: Increasing Simultaneously number of Mailbox move in Exchange 2010
http://zahirshahblog.com/2011/03/24/how-to-increasing-simultaneously-number-of-mailbox-move-in-exchange-2010/
a. MaxActiveMovesPerSourceMDB
b. MaxActiveMovesPerTargetMDB
c. MaxActiveMovesPerTargetServer
Script to move Exchange 2010 mailboxes

http://sysadmin.flakshack.com/post/5088222801/script-to-move-exchange-2010-mailboxes
Monitoring Mailbox Moves
http://www.simple-talk.com/sysadmin/general/monitoring-mailbox-moves/
Get-MoveRequest
Get-MoveRequestStatistics
Get-MailboxStatistics
Accessing Exchange 2010 mailbox move history data
http://thoughtsofanidlemind.wordpress.com/2010/09/13/exchange2010-move-history/
MaxMoveHistoryLength
Common Exchange 2010 Mailbox Move Errors
http://jaworskiblog.com/2011/02/23/common-exchange-2010-mailbox-move-errors/
Exchange Move Mailbox Experiences Part 1
http://www.remkoweijnen.nl/blog/topics/exchange/
-COOL blog

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