Read this: http://www.amset.info/exchange/migration.asp
Many people have said that it was useful.
As long as you take your time, do things in the right order and do not shutdown the old server too early or before all the data has been moved, then it is a pain free operation. I can usually do it with zero downtime and the users don't even know that anything has happened.
From: exchangelist-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:exchangelist-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Rich Gallo
Sent: 25 January 2008 13:46
Subject: [ExchangeList] Moving Exchange 2003 to New Hardware
I was hoping to get any personal experiences (good or bad) about moving Exchange to a new piece of hardware. I have read all the Knowledge Base articles and otherwise about how to go about doing it, and they all make it sound like it is a very cut and dry thing with no issues most of the time but I am still concerned…
So.. anyone? Anyone?? Looking forward to any responses!
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