Re: Moving mailboxes between storage groups & mailbox stores on the same server

  • From: Danny <nocmonkey@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "[ExchangeList]" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 2 Mar 2005 17:39:42 -0500

Thanks guys!  I knew the process on the surface was simple, but there
is obviously a lot going on in the background.

Cheers,

...D


On Wed, 2 Mar 2005 17:03:23 -0500, Mulnick, Al <Al.Mulnick@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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> One consideration/best practice left unsaid is to make sure the users aren't
> logged in to the mailstore at the time of the move.  I know it's common
> practice not to do that, but it seems a good idea to point it out.
> 
> A nice thing about moving them on the same server is that the client doesn't
> need a bunch of updating so you can remove the legacy store almost
> immediately.  Great way to defrag these server stores...
> 
> -ajm
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rick Boza [mailto:rickb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Wednesday, March 02, 2005 4:28 PM
> To: [ExchangeList]
> Subject: [exchangelist] Re: Moving mailboxes between storage groups &
> mailbox stores on the same server
> 
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> Should be no big deal Danny, just right-click, exchange tasks, move mailbox.
> You can control-click to do several at a time.
> 
> The move mailbox tool is even multi-threaded in E2K3.
> 
> I would suggest doing it from one of the two servers, though.
> 
> On 3/2/05 4:00 PM, "Danny" <nocmonkey@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> > http://www.MSExchange.org/
> >
> > Exchange Server 2003... I have two Storage Groups, each with one
> > Mailbox store.
> >
> > From the ADU&C MMC, can I simply move the users to the other Mailbox
> > store in a different SG?  I ran a few tests, but I am wondering if
> > their are any behind the scenes things that need to be modified or
> > will come back to haunt me.
> >
> > Thank you,
> >
> > ...D
> >
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