Solved

Can i migrate accounts from exchange 2003 to exchange 5.5

Posted on 2006-10-30
4
266 Views
Last Modified: 2010-03-06
hello everybody,
in my company we have a couple of exchange servers in various locations, and i would like to move accounts from my exchange 2003 to 5.5.

i know there is a tool that migrate accounts from 5.5 to 2003, but i need the opposite.
is it possible, and if so can someone please tell me how can i do.

Thank you
Ran
0
Comment
Question by:Rman01
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
4 Comments
 
LVL 29

Accepted Solution

by:
mass2612 earned 125 total points
ID: 17839711
Hi,

I would really re-think migrating users to a 5.5 server. But if you have to I don't know of any tool you may need to use exmerge to copy the data to a PST then delete the mailbox on the 2003 server, allow for replication the create a new mailbox on the 5.5 server and re-import the data from the PST file. As always I would test this on a test mailbox first.

0
 
LVL 24

Assisted Solution

by:flyguybob
flyguybob earned 125 total points
ID: 17840033
*shudder*  Why Exchange 5.5?
Have you considered upgrading Exchange 5.5 to Exchange 2003?
ExMerge is about your best bet at this point.
Exchange 2007 will have the ability to perform mailbox moves across forests.  Granted, you will have to utilize the Exchange Management Shell to accomplish this.
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/exchange/e2k7help/2fda5c27-e62e-4362-8313-931ff94472e6.mspx?mfr=true
0

Featured Post

Office 365 Training for IT Pros

Learn how to provision tenants, synchronize on-premise Active Directory, implement Single Sign-On, customize Office deployment, and protect your organization with eDiscovery and DLP policies.  Only from Platform Scholar.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Learn to move / copy / export exchange contacts to iPhone without using any software. Also see the issues in configuration of exchange with iPhone to migrate contacts.
How to resolve IMCEAEX NDRs in Exchange or Exchange Online related to invalid X500 addresses.
In this video we show how to create a Shared Mailbox in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center. Log into Exchange Admin Center.: First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center. Navigate to the Recipients >> Sha…
The video tutorial explains the basics of the Exchange server Database Availability groups. The components of this video include: 1. Automatic Failover 2. Failover Clustering 3. Active Manager

710 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question