Re: Exmerge Question

  • From: Danny <nocmonkey@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "[ExchangeList]" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2005 15:28:47 -0500

On Thu, 13 Jan 2005 11:14:10 -0900, Tim Jordan <tim@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I'm doing a server replacment this weekend.  It's a small network using
> SBS 2000 with about 15 users.
> I plan to pull the hard drives and install new drives then do a clean
> install of SBS 2003.
> My plan is to export the Public Folders and users email to .pst files
> and then import them back in when the new server is up and all accounts
> have been created.
> Going from workstation to workstation will be very time consuming.  Will
> Exmerge help in my scenario?
> Bonus question:
> The guys I work for have ghosted all the workstations at our client site
> and did not change the SID on the workstations before joining to domain.
> The domain controller (currently running Samba) will be replaced at this
> site with SBS 2003.  What would be the best way to join the existing
> workstations to the new domain without encountering a conflict with
> duplicate computer SIDs?

You could change the SID's:

Or downlod sysprep from Microsoft.


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