For our clients looking for a free tool as a means to crawl and pull PST archives into Exchange 2010, the Microsoft Exchange team just released the PST Capture tool.
This document will provide an overview of Microsoft Transporter Suite which allows for the coexistence of IMAP Messaging environments and Microsoft Exchange 2007. I will focus on coexistence in this article and will separately discuss about migration in a different article. Some companies have requirements for a coexistence solution which will need to last for a couple of months to a year, or even longer. Although it is not recommended to have such a long coexistence period, this requirement typically exists because of the long durations it can take to develop, deploy and migrate existing Notes applications to a separate environment (typically Microsoft Sharepoint).
As an administrator faced with the demanding task of an Active Directory migration, you need to know which machines are used by every client, which machines are used by multiple people and which employees log into them. This information can be very useful for support staff in general – but it really becomes a lifesaver when doing an AD migration or consolidation. You do not need a sophisticated third party auditing tool with an expensive support agreement. Just a one line capture script: