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Deskmail Bulk Migration Toolkit

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When planning and coordinating your own unit’s migration from Deskmail, you may find the following resources useful. Use them as is or adapt them for your purposes. See also the Bulk Migration FAQs.

Most of these materials were created and successfully utilized by UW Medicine for their migration from Deskmail to Exchange Online/Office 365 and are openly shared with the UW community.

Sample bulk migration timeline

Typical Bulk Migration Timeline

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Project coordination resources

Communication & change management resources

Training & help resources

Technical resources

  • Outlook profile setup script (coming soon)
  • Exchange Online/O365 resource (room, group calendar, etc.) request template (coming soon)
  • Endorsement process for shared and sponsored NetIDs