[ExchangeList] Re: installing and additional exchange 2003 server

  • From: Patrick <london31uk@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2008 02:59:33 -0700 (PDT)

Ok Guys,


I have been onsite and it is a bit more complicated than I thought. Here is the situation.


3 domains


domian A, Domain B, and Domian C


Domian a for staff, Domain b for students and domain C host the exchange server.


Domain A and B both have access to the Exchange server in C. Now the plan is to install a new server in Domain A and then migrate the users over.


Now my question is, those the standard swing migration process still apply.


I suspect that I would have to run Forest and Domain Prep on Domain A. Once doen would the New server find the existing exchange server organisation?


I just need to know what to expect. I can not understand why it was done this way in the first place, but somehow it has to be fixed.


Whats other options are available?





----- Original Message ----
From: Simon Butler <simon@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>; "msexchange@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <msexchange@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, October 20, 2008 5:55:44 PM
Subject: [ExchangeList] Re: installing and additional exchange 2003 server

If you know your way around Exchange, then my migration guide will be of assistance.
You don't need to prep, because that is a domain change, not a server specific change.

Simon Butler
MVP: Exchange, MCSE
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From: exchangelist-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:exchangelist-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Patrick
Sent: 20 October 2008 17:08
To: exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx; msexchange@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [ExchangeList] installing and additional exchange 2003 server

Hi Guys,
I have just been told to migrate users away from a failing exchange server to another box. Juts wondering if anyone can point me to some solid documetaion on how to do this.
I intend to install a new exchange 2003 server into the existing organisation, once done, migrate the users, and at a later date take the old server offline.
This is somewhat blind to me, as i do not have full details of the site yet, but wondering if i will need to go through the same steps in setting up the first exchange server in the ORG. Will I have to run domain and forest prep.
 I think I have a deadline of Friday to have it all sorted, so need to start gathering as much infor as possible.

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