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Error with Quest when moving mailboxes from Domino to Exchange 2010 (Powershell error??)

Posted on 2011-09-27
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Hi, we are using the quest migration tool to move some mailboxes from domino to Exchange 2010.

Most are working but some error with a cryptic error (which looks like an error that powershell returns):

09:47:04 DEBUG: PSCMDLET: Get-MailUser  -Identity CN=John Smith,OU=Finance,OU=London,DC=domain,DC=dom -DomainController DC1.domain.dom

09:47:04 DEBUG: Attempt 1 of 3 to get enabled mail user 'CN=John Smith,OU=Finance,OU=London,DC=domain,DC=dom' was not successful - will retry in 15 seconds. (PS Result: Specified method is not supported.

09:47:04  )

09:47:19 DEBUG: PSCMDLET: Get-MailUser  -Identity CN=John Smith,OU=Finance,OU=London,DC=domain,DC=dom -DomainController DC1.domain.dom

09:47:19 DEBUG: Attempt 2 of 3 to get enabled mail user 'CN=John Smith,OU=Finance,OU=London,DC=domain,DC=dom' was not successful - will retry in 15 seconds. (PS Result: Specified method is not supported.

09:47:19  )

09:47:34 DEBUG: PSCMDLET: Get-MailUser  -Identity CN=John Smith,OU=Finance,OU=London,DC=domain,DC=dom -DomainController DC1.domain.dom

09:47:34 DEBUG: Attempt 3 of 3 to get enabled mail user 'CN=John Smith,OU=Finance,OU=London,DC=domain,DC=dom' was not successful - will retry in 15 seconds. (PS Result: Specified method is not supported.

09:47:34  )

09:47:49 ERROR: [7559-1-221-000003EF] Error:

09:47:49  

09:47:49  AdFwd::_PSHEnableObject() - PowerShell Result: Specified method is not supported.

09:47:49  :

09:47:49  [000003EF] The requested operation cannot be performed in full-screen mode.

The account that the migration tool uses to run has full access to the user accounts being migrated. Most migrations work, but some fail as above and I can't see any reason why

Has anyone got any ideas?

Thanks.
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Looks like the user is disabled or hidden in AD from the account running Quest.

No experience of this especially just looking t the log suggests this.
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1. can we normally access the same affected "john" from the powershell? Is that working fine?
Any other accounts @ the same OU works fine?

2. apart from the "DC1.domain.dom"...can we bind to another DC and check the behaviour?
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Thanks for the suggestions.

The account running quest has full access to the user account object in AD.

I will see if I can force Quest to bind to a different DC and run it from there.

Will report back!
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After further investigation it turns out that the DCs are located half way around the world and so we think the authentication is timing out. We are going to install a new DC locally and retest. Thanks for all comments.
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