Following last week’s post about Exchange 2007/2010 Public Folders Migration to O365 Scripts, Microsoft released recently another set of useful scripts: Microsoft Exchange 2013 Site Mailbox Directory Sync Support Scripts.
Site Mailbox Directory Sync Support Scripts enable synchronizing site mailbox objects from Office 365 cloud into on-premise Active Directory to support access for on-premise users.
Site Mailbox Directory Sync Support Scripts are used to support on-premise users accessing Office 365 site mailboxes. It pulls any changes to the site mailbox objects including property changes, permissions etc. from Office 365 and merges them into the on-premise Active Directory.
Microsoft recently release the necessary support scripts to migrate Exchange 2007/2010 Public Folders to Office 365.
- Microsoft Exchange 2013 Public Folders Migration Scripts – Use these scripts to migrate public folders from Exchange 2010 or 2007 to Exchange 2013. In order to migrate Exchange 2010 or 2007 Public Folders to Exchange 2013 on O365, we need to analyze the existing Public Folder hierarchy for size to figure out the number of Public Folder mailboxes that are required on O365 and the distribution of folders across mailboxes.
- Microsoft Exchange 2013 Public Folders Directory Sync Support Scripts – Use this scripts if you need to do one of the following – – Initial creation of mail enabled public folder objects in the destination Active Directory for public folder migration from Exchange 2007 or 2010 to Exchange 2013 – Synchronization of mail enabled public folder objects from cloud to on-premise Active Directory – Synchronization of mail enabled public folder objects from on-premise to cloud Active Directory – Synchronization of public folder mailbox objects from cloud to on-premise Active Directory.
Microsoft has made available preview versions of Exchange Server 2013 and Outlook 2013.
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 enables you to maintain control, increase user productivity, and keep your organization safe. You can move to the cloud on your terms with flexible migration options. Your users can do more on any device, helping them manage increasing volumes of email and work together more effectively as teams. You can also protect your business communications and sensitive information, while meeting internal and regulatory compliance requirements. With Exchange Server 2013, you can work smarter, anywhere.
- Remain in control, online and on-premises.
Exchange Server 2013 enables you to tailor your solution based on your unique needs and ensures your communications are always available while you remain in control, on your own terms – online, on-premises, or a hybrid of the two.
- Do more, on any device.
Exchange Server 2013 helps your users be more productive by helping them manage increasing volumes of communications across multiple devices and work together more effectively as teams.
- Keep your organization safe.
Exchange Server 2013 keeps your organization safe by enabling you to protect business communications and sensitive information to meet internal and regulatory compliance requirements.
If you prefer the cloud version of Exchange Server 2013, the new Office 365 is also available to test drive.
The Exchange Online Migration Performance Guide is a technical document that helps administrators understand the issues that affect a migration to Office 365 and presents best practices for improving migration performance. This guide includes performance results for migrating mailboxes and mailbox data to Office 365 using different migration methods, based on real-world migrations.
There are many paths to migrate Personal Information Management (PIM) data from an on-premises email organization into Microsoft Exchange Online in Microsoft Office 365. When planning a migration to Exchange Online, a common question is about how to improve the performance of data migration. This document will help IT administrators understand migration performance facts and present best practices to improve migration efficiency.
This document doesn’t cover details about how to migrate data.
This document doesn’t provide performance-issue troubleshooting steps.
This document remains high level for external and on-premises matters but goes deeper for Microsoft products and services.
This document assumes that there are no functional issues and that the migration to Office 365 is working correctly.