Microsoft Migration New User Forum IT Services April 9, 2007
IT Services is currently migrating each department over to the new Microsoft network in phases. After each department is migrated, a help desk representative will follow up visitation to the specific department that was recently migrated to ensure 1) login, 2) network drive access, and 3) GroupWise access . Related Microsoft training (including MS Office 2007, Outlook 2007) will be offered as well, increasing in frequency half way throughout the phased migration. Throughout the migration, users should contact the IT Help Desk (ext. 5199 or email@example.com) for all questions, issues, or concerns.
<ul><li>New Look for I: Drive Network Folder </li></ul><ul><li>The J: drive will pretty much remain the same as IT Services will simply copy previous J: drive content over to the new J: drive location. However, migrated users will no longer have access to drives such as K:. The only two network drives accessible to migrated users will be J: and I:. Under the users I: drive, they will see a folder for GROUP which will contain their shared departmental drives and then a folder for APPS which will contain their shared applications such as AOP, etc. </li></ul>Microsoft Migration
Microsoft Migration Be Mindful That User Shortcuts May Change With Migrated Departments Shortcuts on users’ desktop or other areas may or may not work (if items point to J:, shortcuts they should still work, however due to level of customization, some shortcuts may not work especially those that point to network drives that no longer exists such as K: The Help Desk is available to help users with renaming their shortcuts if needed.
Questions and Answers (following slide) Microsoft Migration
Microsoft Migration Questions and Answers <ul><li>Will we have off campus web access to new MS Outlook email? Yes, the new MS Outlook email system has a web access interface just as GroupWise had its web access interface. </li></ul><ul><li>Will users’ GroupWise mailbox mail and calendar items be converted and migrated over to the new MS Outlook system? Yes for each full time and part time faculty/staff user. However, GroupWise mailbox items will not be converted or migrated over to the new system for student workers. </li></ul>