Update Migration Agent with Auto Update Feature

PST FlightDeck comes with a feature called Auto Update. It allows updated versions of the Migration Agent to be pushed to workstations. Steps You have to create packages for AutoUpdate. There are two versions of the Migration Agent; therefore, there are two versions of AutoUpdate package: x86 and x64 (different bitness). Install the latest versionContinue reading Update Migration Agent with Auto Update Feature

PST Flight Deck IIS communication issues

ISSUE When experiencing large delays of IIS calls in IIS logs, and PST Flight Deck is having problems with communication between modules, check the Binding settings in Internet Information Services Manager (IIS). SOLUTION By default, there should be only one binding in Default Web Site in IIS as on the following screenshot: To access thisContinue reading PST Flight Deck IIS communication issues

Core Server is not detecting additional Active Directory domains

Overview PST FlightDeck supports the synchronization of users from a different domain and the scenario of running a remote Active Directory (later AD) scan from additional server than the Core server. Solution Below are the steps to follow to achieve this: The binaries from Active Directory Sync module needs to be copied to the serverContinue reading Core Server is not detecting additional Active Directory domains

How to Enable Schedule groups in Flight Deck

Users in PST Flight Deck can be also enabled in batches scheduled for desired time frame.  This option can be found in the Admin console in Manage > Schedule groups. Scheduling a group: Click on the Add button located in the top left corner. Fill in all the columns in the wizard: Schedule date: Time frameContinue reading How to Enable Schedule groups in Flight Deck

Troubleshooting IIS (Internet Information Services)

Issue Sometimes you may observe random issues with Internet Information Services (IIS) and you need to check the configuration or set up the service again. Solution Using the IIS page, you can find two websites that are used to configure Flight Deck correctly (Default Web Site and PST Flight Deck BITS Website) Under the DefaultContinue reading Troubleshooting IIS (Internet Information Services)

Manage files in Ingest Blocked status

Summary If the file doesn’t meet the ownership threshold, it ends up in Ingest Blocked status. A user must address any files with this status. By default, the ownership threshold is set to 90%. It can be adjusted in Settings > Environment > Ownership. Steps There are two ways to address the Ingest Blocked status.Continue reading Manage files in Ingest Blocked status

SharePoint User Activity

Understanding the daily ebb and flow of SharePoint usage helps you see the underlying adoption and footprint of the SharePoint ecosystem within your tenant. The SharePoint User Activity report provides visibility into these areas. The Chart shows the daily aggregate numbers for five key SharePoint Metrics: Files Viewed or Modified, Files Synced, Files Shared Internally, FilesContinue reading SharePoint User Activity

How to configure PST Flight Deck server to use an alternate port for BITS uploads

Description: FD utilizes the BITS protocol to upload data from the FD Agent running on users’ workstations to a central processing directory, most commonly local to the PST Flight Deck. The BITS protocol is designed to run on port 80 by default. At times an organization may wish to run BITS on an alternate portContinue reading How to configure PST Flight Deck server to use an alternate port for BITS uploads

Enable/Disable user for migration

Summary This will cover how to enable or disable user(s) for migration. 1. Enable User: If a User needs to be enabled for migration, he needs to have a migration priority assigned. It can be done in FlightDeck Admin Console > Change Priority > Migration Priority Migration priority can be set from 1 to “n“, where “n” isContinue reading Enable/Disable user for migration