Improve company productivity with a Business Account.Sign Up

x
?
Solved

help needed for Exchange 2000 to 2003 migration across 3 servers

Posted on 2007-03-30
1
Medium Priority
?
214 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-18
Need some help to plan/do the Exchange 2000 to 2003 upgrade.
We have 3 sites - each site has its own Exchange server.

Main Site : PS04 (Main Server for incoming Email etc)
Remote Site1 : PS21
Remote Site2 : PS30

I have planned to get 3 x New Servers with Exchange/Windows 2003 Server. I have looked at the MSexchange.org 200 to 2003 migration but that is for 1 server but I am happy with those processes.

Which order do I migrate the servers?

Also have Mcafee Groupshield/Spamkiller on the server - will this have to be removed or just installed on the new server once it is moved across?
0
Comment
Question by:sarmario
1 Comment
 
LVL 104

Accepted Solution

by:
Sembee earned 1500 total points
ID: 18822688
You have to prep the forest and the domain. Once you have done that, the actual order probably doesn't matter. I would probably do the server that generates the OAB and is generally the lead server - so the main site first. Then migrate the others as time allows. There is no problem with running a mixed site.

My version of the migration guide is here: http://www.amset.info/exchange/migration.asp

Simon.
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Port Scanner

Check which ports are open to the outside world. Helps make sure that your firewall rules are working as intended.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

Join & Write a Comment

This is a very interesting topic. Ransomware has been around for a while but has increased drastically over the last year or so.
Lotus Notes is the most prominent choice of all users due to its advance email management. It provides email features along with contact management, appointments, task, calendar etc. Many users rely on its service to carry out electronic communicati…
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
Planning to migrate your EDB file(s) to a new or an existing Outlook PST file? This video will guide you how to convert EDB file(s) to PST. Besides this, it also describes, how one can easily search any item(s) from multiple folders or mailboxes…

587 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