This one is quick but interesting. You may run into an error “WMI Provider Error: Cannot find object or property” during SQL Server migration, in particular when switching SQL Service account from Source to Target.
Just came across a common post-migration scenario that often happens during old Source domain decommissioning: What do we do with Source Domain name? Particularly how to redirect all those old name references to already migrated
Recently I’ve encountered QMM MAgE (Migration Agent For Exchange) issue which led me to the interesting discovery of how it obtains SQL project connection information. Struggle always has to pay off with the reward, isn’t it
Active Directory Migrations require managing entropy and chaos until you are done, at which point, hopefully, you have essentially the same services you started with. It is work that, at best, you can get through without anyone noticing.
When I red Mark’s excellent post titled Marathon Rules of Migration it occurred to me that I ought to post my own set of rules and guidelines for a migration, which I call my Migration Mantra’s. They are,