PowerShell Tip: Making Sure UPN Values Are The Same As Email Addresses

UPNs are a convenient way for users to remember their usernames.  A UPN essentially has the same format as an email address.  Rather than having users login to their workstations or intranet resources as EXAMPLE\User, they can login as user@example.com which is the same as their email address.  You can reduce support costs as users only have to remember one login name versus two separate ones.

When moving to Office 365, users need to login with their UPN. … Read more

Office 365 PowerShell Tip: Bulk change UPN’s

Sometimes you may provision accounts in Office 365 before any sort of domain validation.  In this case, you don’t want to hit up each user account and manually change the UPN one at a time, possibly leading to setting something incorrectly.  We’re going to give you some PowerShell code you can cut and paste to make this change.  This code will effectively:… Read more

Understanding Real-Time Migration Statistics

MigrationWiz has offered real-time statistics during your migration since the beginning.  Over-time, we have added a lot of information to empower you to determine where the bottlenecks are and ensure that your migrations are running as fast as they can.  In this article, we’re going to explain some of the rich information we present and what it means to your migration.

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The first section contains your migration overview for the last migration submitted.

  • Status – This is the status of the last submitting migration.
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How to Test and Verify Credentials

Before you migrate, you should always check to make sure your credentials are correct among other things to ensure a smooth and pain-free transition.… Read more

Publishing Exchange Properly Through ISA

In this post, we’re going to identify some of the common misconfigurations and issues when using ISA to protect an Exchange Server.  We find that over half of the ISA servers that protect Exchange are not configured properly.

The first thing you need to understand are the authentication requirements for the various virtual directories that Exchange publishes.  Here’s a good rule of thumb to follow:

  1. If you access the virtual directory using your web browser, you can protect it with pretty much any means you prefer. 
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Global Cloud Integrator Maintains Competitive Edge with MigrationWiz

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“It is awesome and better than anything else!”

– Nick Beaugeard, CEO
HubOne

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HubOne
HubOne is a global cloud-computing integrator with offices in Australia, Singapore in the US.  The company helps customers of all sizes select, adopt, and deliver the benefits of cloud computing to end users. HubOne specializes in assessing customer environments to determine the most efficient way to migrate entire IT infrastructures to the cloud. HubOne’s solutions also ensure the sustainability of management systems for cloud-based IT infrastructures.… Read more

Hosted Service Provider Streamlines Clients’ Email Migration

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“MigrationWiz is a user-friendly solution with a very practical interface. The layout and general design makes MigrationWiz an easy solution to migrate different types of customers.”

– Maxime Boulanger, Senior Engineer
SherWeb

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SherWeb
Ranked in the top 100 of the prestigious North American Deloitte Technology Fast 500™, SherWeb is one of the industry’s most recognizable and respected hosted service providers. Highly rated for its technical expertise and customer support, SherWeb offers both reliable Microsoft hosted services and in-house solutions at the forefront of cloud technologies for small and medium businesses (SMBs).… Read more

Office 365 to Office 365 Migrations

We have received many questions and requests regarding migration the other way around: migrating to P1 from another Office 365 plan.

Since there is no built-in mechanism to switch from one plan to another, some people have resorted to the time-consuming method of PST export-import where users backup Gigabytes of data to their local machines over a slow network connection and upload them to their destination plan. Because this route takes a long time, it wastes employer resources and money.… Read more

IT Consulting Firm Increases Efficiency With Migration Solution

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“(I) was pleasantly surprised when looking at the post-migration results. It saved me about three days of work!”

– David Terrell, President
The Cyberwerks

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The Cyberwerks

Founded by Louisvillians, The Cyberwerks provides IT services to a wide area in the Kentucky region – including Louisville Metro, Southern Indiana, Bardstown, La Grange, Elizabethtown and Ft. Knox. The Cyberwerks’ success and competitive advantage is driven by the founding partners’ long service in the technology industry, experience providing services to both small and large firms, and a long history of managing projects and people across multiple aspects of technology delivery.… Read more

Experienced IT Consulting Firm Increases Efficiency with Email Migration Solution

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“(I) was pleasantly surprised when looking at the post-migration results. It saved me about three days of work!”

– David Terrell, President
The Cyberwerks

The Cyberwerks
Founded by Louisvillians, The Cyberwerks provides IT services to a wide area in the Kentucky region – including Louisville Metro, Southern Indiana, Bardstown, La Grange, Elizabethtown and Ft. Knox. The Cyberwerks’ success and competitive advantage is driven by the founding partners’ long service in the technology industry, experience providing services to both small and large firms, and a long history of managing projects and people across multiple aspects of technology delivery.… Read more