Solved

Migrating from exchange 2k3 to 2k3 sp2

Posted on 2006-11-27
4
192 Views
Last Modified: 2010-03-06
Hi i am selling a customer a new server and a fresh copy of small business server 2003 rc2. What is the best way to migrate exchange from the old server to the new one. I know i can just do a backup and restore of exchange, but I'm afraid that will bring over a bunch of unused mailboxes and unneeded data. Please let me know your thoughts. thanks
0
Comment
Question by:sparky06413
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:itcoza
ID: 18022449
have you considered using Exmerge?
0
 

Author Comment

by:sparky06413
ID: 18022485
No what is Exmerge?
0
 
LVL 39

Expert Comment

by:redseatechnologies
ID: 18022512
Considering Exchange is but one small part of SBS, and assuming you are going from SBS200x to SBS2003 R2 (it isnt very clear), you have 2 real options,

Swing Migration -> http://www.sbsmigration.com
or, doing it manually, which may include exmerging the data out as suggested above - If you are going to do this, then you would probably be best served rebuilding the entire domain (although, that is not essential)

-red
0
 
LVL 39

Accepted Solution

by:
redseatechnologies earned 125 total points
ID: 18022517
This is Exmerge - it pulls exchange mailboxes out to PST files
http://www.petri.co.il/brick_level_backup_of_mailboxes_by_using_exmerge.htm

-red
0

Featured Post

Optimizing Cloud Backup for Low Bandwidth

With cloud storage prices going down a growing number of SMBs start to use it for backup storage. Unfortunately, business data volume rarely fits the average Internet speed. This article provides an overview of main Internet speed challenges and reveals backup best practices.

Question has a verified solution.

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

This process describes the steps required to Import and Export data from and to .pst files using Exchange 2010. We can use these steps to export data from a user to a .pst file, import data back to the same or a different user, or even import data t…
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.
To add imagery to an HTML email signature, you have two options available to you. You can either add a logo/image by embedding it directly into the signature or hosting it externally and linking to it. The vast majority of email clients display l…
This video discusses moving either the default database or any database to a new volume.

809 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