Quotes (") in folder names couldn’t be migrated. They can be stored on Nexus,
but the migration tool in use wouldn’t migrate them. We emailed users with
quotes in folder names.
[HELPDESK] If a user said they had changed their folder names, we advised them
to double check this in WebReg and say ‘thanks’ if they had, or assist them if
the rename had not worked.
Slashes on the end of folder names sometimes caused email to be misfiled after
migration. A slash at the end implied another folder existed inside that one.
As with quotes we emailed users.
[HELPDESK] If a user said they had changed their folder names, we asked them to
double check this in WebReg and say ‘thanks’ if they had or assist if the
rename had not worked.
Exchange is case-insensitive and dovecot (the IMAP server on Herald) was
case-sensitive. Users were being contacted on a three-weekly cycle to rename
these folders. On migration these folders were merged, however the migration
process checked for this condition, emailed the user and failed the migration.
4.4. Reserved Names
Some folder names such as "Calendar" are reserved in Exchange. If these folder
names were in use, they were re-mapped on migration as below:
|Herald folder || ||Oxford Nexus folder |
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