RE: FW: Database issue---need suggestions

  • From: "John T \(Lists\)" <johnlist@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "'[ExchangeList]'" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2006 11:29:54 -0800

IF, with your new computers, created a entire new domain structure but just
happen to use the same name, I really think you went about that in the wrong
way.

John T
eServices For You


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Farhan Ahmed Khan (ITG) [mailto:farhank@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Wednesday, January 25, 2006 11:17 AM
> To: [ExchangeList]
> Subject: [exchangelist] FW: Database issue---need suggestions
> 
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> 
> can anyone reply on this pls....need ur suggestions .....thanks
> 
> ________________________________
> 
> From: Farhan Ahmed Khan (ITG)
> Sent: Tue 1/24/2006 4:51 PM
> To: '[ExchangeList]'
> Subject: Database issue
> 
> 
> 
> We are running Windows 2000 and Exchange Server 2003 Ent on one single
machine,
> which is also a DC. Exchange and Emails is working fine but we find
problems when
> we are reforming our DC services. Somehow some of our Active Directory
services are
> corrupted and we can not join a new machine to the domain as additional
domain
> controller. Lot of engineers tried to troubleshoot it but didn't succeed.
So to get rid of
> this we did one thing...
> 
> 
> 
> 1.    bought 2 new machines
> 2.    installed server 2003 on both machines
> 3.    one is now domain controller with the same old domain name
> 4.    second is member server with exchange 2003 ent installed
> 5.    created approximately all accounts which are around 250 with
mailboxes
> 
> 
> 
> Now I need to find out how I can link my old exchange database with this
new
> machine? What I am planning is to somehow link the old database with the
new
> machine and shutdown the old one.....pls reply if anyone has
suggestions.....but m
> sure with one thing that the old machine can't be troubleshooted and we
already
> wasted lot of time on the old one.
> 
> 
> 
> TIA
> 
> Farhan
> 
> 
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