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One-Step Migration

Follow this procedure to use the Migration Wizard to migrate data from a Novell GroupWise post office in one step.

   To migrate data in one step

  1. From the Start menu, choose Programs, choose Microsoft Exchange, and then choose Microsoft Exchange Migration Wizard.
  2. Select Migrate from Novell GroupWise, and then choose Next.
  3. Read the informational screen, and then choose Next.
  4. In the Path to Novell GroupWise Post Office box, type the path to the post office, or choose Browse and select the path from the list that appears.
  5. In the User ID box, type the user ID for the post office you are migrating. This name is the account name of the user performing the migration.
  6. Depending on the level of Novell GroupWise security, an optional Password box may also appear that prompts you for the Novell GroupWise password. If applicable, type the password before choosing Next.

  7. Select where the Migration Wizard should look for GroupWise users to migrate.
  8. Option Description
    GroupWise Address Book Displays the GroupWise Address Book so that you can select individual users you want to migrate.
    User Group Type the name of a GroupWise public or private group that contains users you want to migrate. The group you choose must be accessible to the GroupWise account performing the migration.

  9. Select the user accounts you are migrating, and then choose Next.
  10. Select One step migration.
  11. In the Pathname for Migration Files box, type the destination path for the migration files, or choose Browse and select the path from the list that appears.
  12. Choose Next.
  13. Select whether to migrate data to a Microsoft Exchange Server computer or to personal folder (.pst) files, and then choose Next.
  14. Select one or more of the following options:
  15. Option Description
    Information to create mailboxes Migrates the user's mailbox data. This information is used to create a mailbox for each migrated user in Microsoft Exchange Server. Clearing this check box imports messages to existing mailboxes or converts existing custom recipients to mailboxes.
    Mail Migrates all e-mail messages.
    Phone Messages Migrates all phone messages.
    All Migrates all e-mail data.
    Dated Migrates all e-mail messages dated in the range specified.
    Appointments Migrates all appointments.
    Notes Migrates all notes.
    Tasks Migrates all tasks.
    All Migrates all calendar data.
    Dated Migrates all items dated in the range specified.
  16. Choose Next.
  17. In the Enter a server name box, type the name of the destination Microsoft Exchange Server computer, and then choose Next.
  18. Under Choose a Recipient Container, select the directory container for the new mailboxes.

  19. Note   You cannot move a mailbox from one recipient container to another after the mailbox has been created.
  20. If you are using a mailbox template to reduce the work of setting up new mailboxes, choose Browse and then select the template mailbox from the address list. For more information on mailbox templates, see Microsoft Exchange Server Maintenance and Troubleshooting.
  21. Choose Next.
  22. Under For users that don't have Windows NT accounts, select one of the following options:
  23. Option Description
    Create accounts and generate random passwords Accounts are created with names that match the common name of migrated accounts. Random passwords are also generated. The passwords are written to the Account.Password file in the working directory of the Migration Wizard. To make it possible for users to log on to Windows NT, you need to distribute these passwords.
    Create accounts and use
    alias as a password
    Accounts are created with names and passwords that match the common name.
    Don't create Windows NT Accounts If a Windows NT account that matches the common name of a mailbox does not exist, create the mailbox without an associated Windows NT account. No one can access this mailbox until a Windows NT account is associated with it.

    Note   The Migration Wizard associates the Windows NT account, if one exists, in the specified domain that has the same name as the common name of a mailbox, no matter which option is selected.

  24. Under Choose a Windows NT Domain for accounts, select the domain in which the user's Windows NT accounts are located or are to be created.
  25. Choose Next to begin the migration process.