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). By default, there should be only one binding in Default Web Site in IIS as on the following screenshot: To access this setting,Continue reading PST Flight Deck IIS communication issues

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

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)

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

HOW TO: 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 HOW TO: 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