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Adding Exchange 2003 to an existing Exchange 2003 Org

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I have a exchange 2003 Organisation in a windows 2003 domain. I have two servers and I am planning on decommissioning the current servers with 2 new servers
One of the servers is a exchange 2003
After setting on the first new server and joining it to the existing domain, I plan on moving the FSMO roles to the new server, setup the dhcp and dns etc etc
I want to install exchange 2003 on the second new server. Do I have to joing it to the exchange organisation? Does anyone have the steps? Of course I also want to move the mailboxes and public folders over as well then eventuallly remove the old exchange from theadministratove group

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No, your schema is already ready for exchange. It will show up in the ESM as a separate server in the same org.
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So after I install exchange on the new server and joing it to the existing org I should be able to move the mail boxes?
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If the server is a member of the domain, and there is already an exchange org, when you install exchange in the new server it will be part of the org.
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Before you copy mailboxes across you should replicate the public and system folders to the new server, because those mailboxes will need them.

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