Difference between revisions of "Windows Account Migration March 2018"

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==Introduction==
 
==Introduction==
UMIACS staff will be migrating all UMIACS user Windows accounts to a new domain to prepare for simplified password management. This migration will kickoff this process by moving from our existing Windows Active Directory domain (pc.umiacs.umd.edu) to a new one (ad.umiacs.umd.edu).  After this migration we will be starting a one month migration to consolidate from our UNIX Kerberos5 domain.
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Currently UMIACS provides two user authentication stores our Kerberos5 realm (Linux/UNIX) and Windows Active Directory (PC).  To simplify our user experience we will consolidating authentication into a single Active Directory domain (UMIACS).  UMIACS staff will need to migrate all UMIACS user Windows accounts to a new domain to prepare for a single password for users in UMIACS.   This migration step will kickoff this process by moving from our existing Windows Active Directory domain (PC\username) to a new one (UMIACS\username).  After this migration we will be starting a one month migration to consolidate from our UNIX Kerberos5 domain.
  
 
'''No files or emails will be lost as part of this migration.​'''
 
'''No files or emails will be lost as part of this migration.​'''
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* Log off your Windows workstation (if you have one) prior to 8am on Saturday, March 24th, otherwise you will be forcibly logged out at this time.
 
* Log off your Windows workstation (if you have one) prior to 8am on Saturday, March 24th, otherwise you will be forcibly logged out at this time.
  
==Service impact==
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==Service(s) impact during this Migration==
 
* '''Your password will not change.'''
 
* '''Your password will not change.'''
* Authentication to the Pulse Secure VPN will not be available during this time.
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* Authentication to the Pulse Secure VPN will not be available during this migration window.
 
* Windows workstations will be unavailable to log into during this time.
 
* Windows workstations will be unavailable to log into during this time.
 
* Exchange email access will be interrupted during this time.  Email will be delivered however will not be accessible from phones, Outlook, or Outlook Web Access.
 
* Exchange email access will be interrupted during this time.  Email will be delivered however will not be accessible from phones, Outlook, or Outlook Web Access.

Revision as of 18:02, 5 March 2018

When: Saturday, March 24th 2018 from 8am-11:59pm

Introduction

Currently UMIACS provides two user authentication stores our Kerberos5 realm (Linux/UNIX) and Windows Active Directory (PC). To simplify our user experience we will consolidating authentication into a single Active Directory domain (UMIACS). UMIACS staff will need to migrate all UMIACS user Windows accounts to a new domain to prepare for a single password for users in UMIACS. This migration step will kickoff this process by moving from our existing Windows Active Directory domain (PC\username) to a new one (UMIACS\username). After this migration we will be starting a one month migration to consolidate from our UNIX Kerberos5 domain.

No files or emails will be lost as part of this migration.​

Actions you need to take

  • Log off your Windows workstation (if you have one) prior to 8am on Saturday, March 24th, otherwise you will be forcibly logged out at this time.

Service(s) impact during this Migration

  • Your password will not change.
  • Authentication to the Pulse Secure VPN will not be available during this migration window.
  • Windows workstations will be unavailable to log into during this time.
  • Exchange email access will be interrupted during this time. Email will be delivered however will not be accessible from phones, Outlook, or Outlook Web Access.

After the migration has completed