Exchange 2000 server crappy....new exchange 2003 server ready to go...how do i move everything properly?
Posted on 2004-04-01
I have an existing Exchange 2000 server on Win2k
I have built a new Win2k box with exchange 2003 up and running.
The end result is to replace the old with the new.
I would like someone to confirm that i will be doing all the required steps to successfully make the switch over
1 - Replicate Public folders
2 - Replicate subfolders
3 - Run move mailbox wizard
4 - Remove replications
5 - Remove exchange 2000 from old server
6 - Remove AD from old server
7 - Remove old server from domain
8 - Change new servers ip and add appropriate "A" record to dns to point new server name to the original servers name
Im sure its not that simple so maybe you could help be with adding the steps i missed...i have search Microsnots site but only get results for large environment scenarios.
This is a single mail server environment....no front end and backend mail servers to worry about.