uninstalling exchange server 2003

Posted on 2008-02-11
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how do you uninstall an exchange server 2000 from domain with 4 exchange 2000 servers, and 1 exchange server 2003
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cedarghost earned 375 total points
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There you go. This will explain how to start removing the 2000 servers from your site, step-by-step.

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0 - Full backup before any action (survival guide ;-)
1 - be sur that no one mailbox are stored on this server
2 -  be sur to have replicated any public folder stored on this server to the others Exchange servers.
3 - transfert the recipients update roles if owned on this server and do the same for the routing master role
3.1 - Check the replication of the offline address boo, and free /busy system public folders
4 - use the exchange 2000 installation CD to uninstall the exchange server

Be sur to check your topology before doing anything ( mail routing, ocal bridghead, etc)


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thank you

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