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Migration impossible...Not So

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Migration impossible...Not So

  1. 1. Keith Brooks - Professional Services Manager Bill Malchisky – Effective Software Solutions
  2. 2. Keith Brooks @lotusevangelist Keith Brooks Managing and Integrating over 20 years of Messaging Solutions Projects Written multiple articles on Sametime and Domino Administration Speaker at 25+ IBM/Lotus® related conferences/LUGs Certification Exam Author – Sametime, Connections, Social, Domino Co-authored IBM® Quickr Administration for Domino Admins Book Co-authored IBM® Redbooks on Quickr and Social IBM Champion for Collaboration Solutions and Websphere® E-mail: kbrooks@rockteam.com : @lotusevangelist My Website: http://keithbrooks.com My Blog: http://blog.vanessabrooks.com
  3. 3. Keith Brooks @lotusevangelist William Malchisky Jr. •IBM Champion (2011 - 2016) •Effective Software Solutions, LLC •Co-founder of Linuxfest at Lotusphere/Connect •Speaker at 25+ Lotus/IBM related events/LUGs •Co-authored two IBM Redbooks on Linux •Co-wrote the IBM Education Administration track for Domino 8.5 Bill Malchisky Jr. william.malchisky@effectivesoftware.com @billmalchisky Skype: FairTaxBill
  4. 4. Keith Brooks @lotusevangelist Before, During and After You May Need One
  5. 5. Keith Brooks @lotusevangelist Can You Save Budget with Your Migration? Just be certain to avoid some common pitfalls and spend money to save budget
  6. 6. Keith Brooks @lotusevangelist One of the Costliest Expressions Known in IT Migrations “Oh don't worry {Consultant's Name}, we'll setup the Linux/Windows/i/p/z series servers for you. It'll be easier.”
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  8. 8. Keith Brooks @lotusevangelist Do You Have the Time?
  9. 9. Keith Brooks @lotusevangelist Plan vs No Plan http://www.abetterpick.com/blog/thoughts/failing-to-plan-is-planning-to-fail.html Moving to IBM Connections Cloud? See David Hablewitz’s MWLUG presentation http://goo.gl/lY13tw
  10. 10. Keith Brooks @lotusevangelist SSL vs What is SSL
  11. 11. Keith Brooks @lotusevangelist Us vs Them Microsoft Online Notes Inspector (MONTI) reports on mail files size, document count (calendar, contacts, groups, mail, and tasks), Mail-In Databases size, and lets you create these reports manually or on a scheduled basis. https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=29567 has an excellent FREE tool, MCAnalyze with over 200 different items you may need to know about before you move anyone
  12. 12. Keith Brooks @lotusevangelist GB of Files vs Some Files
  13. 13. Keith Brooks @lotusevangelist Should Move vs Must Move
  14. 14. Keith Brooks @lotusevangelist Clean Up First vs Just Do It
  15. 15. Keith Brooks @lotusevangelist What OS vs We Hate MS
  16. 16. Keith Brooks @lotusevangelist “Why would you spend money to buy a new version to match the ISV OS requirements? My guy just edits the release file.” AND “Why do we need new licenses or renewals?” OS Version Upgrade Avoidance Creates Expensive Issues Later
  17. 17. Keith Brooks @lotusevangelist Automatic vs Manual Directory Creation To CSV or Not to CSV, There is NO Question, You must CSV! (or use some other tool)
  18. 18. Keith Brooks @lotusevangelist Test Plans vs 1st Time lucky…or Not
  19. 19. Keith Brooks @lotusevangelist Co-Existence vs All at Once
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  21. 21. Keith Brooks @lotusevangelist Notification • You must let everyone know what is going on at all times • Start a wiki, newsletter, emails, website, blog, anything to help keep people in the loop • Management needs to know you are on target • Users need to know what to do, what to expect and when it starts • ABC - Always Be Communicating
  22. 22. Keith Brooks @lotusevangelist Automated Client Installs vs Manual panagenda Marvel Client Gab Davis’s session later today in this same room at 14:50-15:35 Domino at the back, party in the front - choosing the right UI for mail
  23. 23. Keith Brooks @lotusevangelist Staff: Retrain vs Firing
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  25. 25. Keith Brooks @lotusevangelist Not running a backup during business hours never should imply that backups are to be avoided Limiting Backups vs. Eliminating Backups
  26. 26. Keith Brooks @lotusevangelist The Morning (after) Has Broken • EVERYTHING….Just kidding, but to the users… • Executives will pontificate, you need to validate • You will receive numerous calls, do not get frustrated
  27. 27. Keith Brooks @lotusevangelist Mail Routes vs Mail isn’t Flowing! https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa995992(v=exchg.65).aspx
  28. 28. Keith Brooks @lotusevangelist Train the Admins vs Trial by Fire
  29. 29. Keith Brooks @lotusevangelist https://media.licdn.com/mpr/mpr/p/5/005/076/119/2ab25b0.jpg
  30. 30. Keith Brooks @lotusevangelist Moral of the Story 1. Plan, Plan, Plan 2. Train your Admin staff (and maybe users?) 3. Provide up to date information and QA 4. Test, Test, Test 5. Document everything
  31. 31. Keith Brooks @lotusevangelist References 1. David Hablewitz moving to the Cloud session from MWLUG 2016 http://www.slideshare.net/davehabl/smartcloud-administration-best-practices-mwlug- 2016?ref=https://thenotesguyinseattle.com/2016/08/22/mwlug-2016-recap/ 2. Use MONTI https://support.office.com/en-US/article/Migrate-from-Lotus-Notes-to-Office-365-9a2909e3- c185-4217-94e3-806809147cb3 3. A Workshop guide to Mail Migrations https://www.binarytree.com/blog/2012/september/best-practices- for-an-email-migration-planning-workshop/ 4. Example of a project plan for migrations http://www.lclark.edu/live/files/9835-google-migration-plan 5. IBM Redbooks: Eight Steps to a Successful Messaging Migration: A Planning Guide for Migrating to Lotus Notes and Domino http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/pubs/pdfs/redbooks/sg245335.pdf 6. Dell Mail Migration Plans https://www.google.co.il/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=13&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwi54v_kidjOAhXLLsAKHVQZCn 84ChAWCEgwAg&url=https%3A%2F%2Fdocuments.software.dell.com%2Fsnippets%2FPrintableVersion.ashx%3Fid%3D3386&usg=A FQjCNEDLm7tzwTuz9jU4jkZu6ixhDd1Hw 7. Logos and graphics created at https://www.festisite.com/logo/maker/
  32. 32. Keith Brooks @lotusevangelist Keith Brooks E-mail: kbrooks@rockteam.com Rockteam: http://rockteam.com My Skype & Twitter: @lotusevangelist My Website: http://keithbrooks.com My Blog: http://blog.vanessabrooks.com Thank You Everyone Bill Malchisky Jr. william.malchisky@effectivesoftware.com @billmalchisky Skype: FairTaxBill

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