Lotus Domino 5 to Exchange 2007

By brendon on July 30th, 2010

I recently had to run a migration from a Lotus Domino 5 server to Exchange 2007 on SBS 2008. Microsoft has released a funky little tool to assist in the synchronisation of Domino & Exchange address lists and allow the graceful migration of mailboxes. MSExchange.org has a useful article on how to configure the free Microsoft connector ‘MS Transporter Suite

The mailbox migration had me stumped as the Domino 5 was not hosting several of the required roles PLUS Lotus notes version 6 to 7 must be installed on the server for the import to work.

As we were doing a single import of all users mailboxes and not planning on running the two systems in parallel, the toolbox gives the ability to import mail items directly from the domino NSF files. There are a few gotcha’s but read on for the steps I followed to import the user mailboxes: Continue Reading

Modify the number of TV Guide Rows

By brendon on June 16th, 2010

In Brisbane, there are about 12 Digital channels worth watching. I run my MCE at 1080p which leaves a lot of wasted space on the default Channel Guide page. Hack7MC has found a useful little tool that allows you to increase the number of rows shown. The how-to is easy to follow and the TV guide looks great once it is done.

Trend Micro Officescan root User password reset

By brendon on June 16th, 2010

Strangely there are no KB articles showing how to recover the root password of an Officescan v10 server. You need to log a support call with Trend and they send the following information out: Continue Reading

Log CMD output to Text file with date

By brendon on May 30th, 2010

Ever tried to export the output from a command prompt to a file and include a date??

You might run into a probelm seeing how the %date% output includes / characters.

Useful little command is %date:/=-% so that the output is “day-month-year” not “day/month/year”