Transfer Limited/Transfer Stopped warnings in PST Flight Deck console

There is a feature in the PST Flight Deck preventing drive fulfillment. This would cause migration issues and potential crashing of the processes. This setting can be found in the Settings > Environment > Advanced > Uploads Monitor. The operator has an option to set and tweak the values to optimize the environment to itsContinue reading Transfer Limited/Transfer Stopped warnings in PST Flight Deck console

Active Directory provisioning in PST Flight Deck

PST Flight Deck offers an option to enable desired users directly via the Active Directory environment without enabling those users in the console. This option is called Active Directory provisioning. In the PST Flight Deck console, navigate to Settings > Environment > Advanced. When AD Group Distinguished Name and Value next to Migration priority ofContinue reading Active Directory provisioning in PST Flight Deck

Creating the App registration for Modern Auth

To create an application registration in Azure for Modern Auth, follow these steps: Log into your Azure portal and select the “App Registration” option located in your dashboard, or simply type the name into the search bar. In the app registration, select the “New Registration” option: Next, fill the following columns: Name – Name theContinue reading Creating the App registration for Modern Auth

Info: Requirements for ingestion account in PST Flight Deck

Overview The ingest account needs to meet certain criteria so PST Flight Deck can migrate PST files into the target. Details Each service account responsible for ingestion needs to have the Application Impersonation rights. The process for granting the permissions is described here. The service account doesn’t need an Office 365 license assigned to beContinue reading Info: Requirements for ingestion account in PST Flight Deck

Configure Azure Storage and PST Flight Deck for Backup Storage

This article explains how to create and configure storage for PST Flight Deck in Microsoft Azure. Create The Storage in Azure In the Azure portal click New | Data + Storage | Storage account. In “Create Storage Account” provide a name for the storage. Choose “Resource Manager” for the Deployment model. For Account kind selectContinue reading Configure Azure Storage and PST Flight Deck for Backup Storage

HowTo: Set up PST Flight Deck helpdesk portal

Overview The PST Flight Deck Helpdesk portal is a simple web interface for managing PST Flight Deck migrations. It has limited functionality compared to the PST Flight Deck console, which makes it useful for operators. Steps Follow the steps below to set up a helpdesk portal. Create a new secure group in Active Directory andContinue reading HowTo: Set up PST Flight Deck helpdesk portal

PST Flight Deck License and domain relation

Summary This article explains the relationship between the license and the domain in PST Flight Deck. Details When installing PST Flight Deck, you’re prompted to enter a License. The license contains domain information. The domain information in the license is important for the PST Flight Deck Core server location. In other words, the Core serverContinue reading PST Flight Deck License and domain relation

Configure Central Upload Agent in Azure

Summary  Due to the security related issues, SMB protocol would not be allowed on Azure public facing interfaces. Therefore CUA can’t utilize SMB for uploading files to Core in Azure. For this purpose it’s possible to use the Migration Agent and configure it as the Central Upload Agent in Flight Deck console. Solution Install the MigrationContinue reading Configure Central Upload Agent in Azure

How to check if a user has Outlook rules set

Summary/Overview​​ Sometimes it may be necessary to see if a user has Outlook rules set. Prerequisites PST Flight Deck 6.2 or higher Steps 1. Go to the PST Flight Deck admin console > Settings > Windows Migration Agent > Agent. 2. Select Edit XML. 3. Add to the bottom: <CheckLocalOutlookRules>true</CheckLocalOutlookRules> 4. Click Save. If theContinue reading How to check if a user has Outlook rules set

Changing the location where Migration agent creates snapshot

Summary/Overview​​ Sometimes you might need to change the location where the Migration agent creates snapshot due to disk space limitations. Steps 1. Go to PST Flight Deck admin console > Settings > Windows Migration Agent > Agent. And, then open Edit XML. 2. Add to the bottom: <PSTLocalCache>%Temp%</PSTLocalCache> 3. %Temp% is default location on C:Continue reading Changing the location where Migration agent creates snapshot