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Adding 2nd processor to Exchange 2003

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Have a Dell Power Edge 4600 server running Windows Server 2003.  It's primary role is that of a backend Exchange 2003 server.  It also acts as a Print Server.  Will be adding a second Xeon Processor this weekend.  

Are there any issues or tweaking I will have to do to make Exchange work and/or work better with two processors?

Thanks.
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Please have a look at this doc for more info on adding new processors to Windows Server 2003.

http://download.microsoft.com/download/4/9/5/495b3ede-586b-48f0-82b6-8b82f23963e4/Scale.doc

There is nothing required from Exchange side. still, you can have a look at the following link for Exchange 2003.

Performance and Scalability Features of Exchange Server 2003
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/exchange/guides/WhatNewE2k3/b9636d09-3dec-4d20-8f38-83df2c265db9.mspx?mfr=true

Thanks,
Amit Aggarwal.
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Thanks for the Links.  Didn't fully answer my question, but I appreciate the effort.  Added the second processor and it went smooth as could be.  Exchange didn't even hiccup and is running faster than ever.  No teaks required on my part.
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