Category: Migration

Migration – Email Service Provider – 3

Google provides an Administration Guide for email migrations to Google Apps. Google has done a great job of documenting the migration process and even provides a Google Apps Migration for Microsoft® Exchange tool as well as video documentation. You download this tool, provide a user list, and the tool will authenticate to your existing email server and…


Migration – Email Service Provider – 2

If you are ever completing an email service provider migration (to Google Apps) you may use the Google Apps Migration for Microsoft Outlook® tool provided by Google for users who have POP accounts. To use the tool you sign in with the credentials for the email user, locate the .pst file(s) to be migrate and the migration…


Microsoft Outlook 2010 – Locate a .pst File

In order to find the location of a .pst file, for a Microsoft Outlook profile, in Microsoft Outlook 2010 on Windows 7 you may use the following method. File > Info > Account Settings > Account Settings… > Data Files The default directory for Microsoft Outlook 2010 .pst files in Windows 7 is C:\Users\%username%\Documents\Outlook Files Enjoy!


Migration – Email Service Provider – 1

Currently, I am assisting with the technical planning for an email service provider migration for my employer. One of the things to take into consideration for this type of project is reducing the impact of any possible down time with email. One of the ways to reduce any impact is to perform such a project…