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Optional post-migration tasks

Published: January 28, 2011

Applies To: Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard

The following tasks help you finish setting up your Destination Server with some of the same settings that were on the Source Server. You may have disabled some of these settings on your Source Server during the migration process, so they were not migrated to the Destination Server. Or they are optional configuration steps that you may want to perform.

Move natively joined Active Directory computer objects for Windows SBS 2011 Standard migration

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This is an optional task.

The Windows SBS 2011 Standard Console displays AD DS computer objects that are in the following Windows SBS 2011 Standard default organizational unit (OU): OU=<DomainName>\MyBusiness\Computers\SBSComputers. If you want to manage computer objects that were natively joined to the domain, you must move the computer objects into the default OU.

To move computer objects to the default OU

  1. On the Destination Server, click Start, click Administrative Tools, and then click Active Directory Users and Computers.

  2. In the Users Account Control dialog box, click Continue.

  3. In the navigation pane, expand <DomainName>, and then expand the Computers container or the container where the computer objects are located.

  4. Expand the MyBusiness container, expand the Computers container, and then expand the SBSComputers container.

  5. Drag-and-drop the computer objects from their current location to the SBSComputers container, and then click Yes in the warning dialog box that appears.

  6. When you finish moving the computer objects, close Active Directory Users and Computers.

  7. Open the Windows SBS 2011 Standard Console.

  8. In the navigation bar, click the Network tab, and then click Computers.

  9. Verify that all of the computers on your network are displayed.

Configure Exchange POP3 connectors

If you had POP3 connectors on the Source Server, you may want to configure them on the Destination Server.

To configure POP3 connectors on the Destination Server

  1. On the Destination Server, open the Windows SBS 2011 Standard Console.

  2. On the navigation bar, click the Network tab, and then click Connectivity.

  3. Right-click POP3 Connector, and then click View POP3 Connector properties.

  4. Click Add, and then add each of the user accounts from the Source Server POP3 Connector.

  5. Click OK.

Change Exchange Server 2010 mailbox sizes

In Windows SBS 2011 Standard, the mailbox database and the individual mailboxes have a size limit of 2 GB. If the size limit of the mailbox database or the individual mailboxes on the Source Server is more than 2 GB, you must manually change the size limits on the Destination Server.

To change the size limit of the mailbox database

  1. On the Destination Server, click Start, click All Programs, click Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, and then click Exchange Management Console.

  2. Click Continue in the User Account Control dialog box.

  3. In the Exchange Management Console navigation pane, expand the Organization Configuration node, and then click Mailbox.

  4. In the result pane, click the Database Management tab.

  5. Right-click Mailbox Database <GUID>, and then click Properties.

  6. Click the Limits tab, specify the mailbox database limits, and then click OK.

To change the size limit of the individual mailboxes

  1. On the Destination Server, open the Windows SBS 2011 Standard Console.

  2. In the navigation bar, click the Users and Groups tab, and then click Users.

  3. Click a user account, and then click Edit user account properties.

  4. Click the E-Mail tab, update the maximum mailbox size information, and then click OK.

  5. Repeat steps 3 and 4 until all user accounts are updated.

Share line-of-business and other application data folders for Windows SBS 2011 Standard migration

You must set the shared folder permissions and the NTFS permissions for the line-of-business and other application data folders that you copied to the Destination Server. After you set the permissions, the shared folders are displayed in the Windows SBS 2011 Standard Console on the Shared Folders tab.If you are using a logon script to map drives to the shared folders, you must update the script to map to the drives on the Destination Server.

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