Master Exchange Server Dead - Lost System Folders
Posted on 2006-11-28
We have 2 Exchange Servers - The First Exchange Server in the Exchange Organisation has died - The Master Exchange Server function has to be transferred to the second Exchange Server, previously a Member Exchange server. We have good backup of IS and Brick Level for mailboxes on the Dead Exchange. We can recreate mailboxes on the second Exchange Server and import mailboxes and public folders from backup tape ?
How do we recover System Folders (Schedule+ Free Busy / Offline Address Book / Organisational Forms ?
What about Recipent Update Services and Routing Group Master Roles - Can these just be seized by the second active Exchange Server.
The Original Master Exchange Server is dead and will never be back on the domain.
As these Public System Folders were never replicated, can we recover these at all ?