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Sun™ ONE Messaging Server: Practices and Techniques for Enterprise Customers by Dave Pickens

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Chapter 11. Migration

After you install the basic Messaging Server, one of the more difficult tasks is to migrate the existing user base and mailbox contents. Different techniques can be used, but only specific techniques are valid for specific migrations, Exchange for example. Additionally, other parts of the migration have specific issues, such as using the migration as an opportunity to standardize mail address formats while maintaining legacy addresses that can be addressed. This chapter describes the best practices for migration and identifies potential problems that may occur during the migration phase. The items that must be migrated are:

  • Directory

  • Mailbox (content)

  • Mail list (aliases)

  • Personal address books

This chapter covers the following ...

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