Disabling Exchange Server
Posted on 2006-06-24
Hi, I'm currently running MS Exchange Server on a Windows 2000 machine but I need to disable the entire Exchange Server software as I haven't the time currently to go through configuring it just yet. Searching the web either gives me help on disabling a single configuration option or how to completely remove it from the server. But I don't want to do either of these, I just want it to stop exchange server and not use any part of it at all for now, until some point were I can re-enable it when I have the time to go through configuring it properly. It should be an easy thing to do, but I've only started looking into exchange server and I installed it with every intention of setting it up, but other commitments and having to direct my attention to other areas of configuring my server (AD, setting up users, etc, etc.) mean I would rather disable Exchange for now to ensure it doesn't affect the system at all while I sort other issues out.
Any help on this would be gratefully received.