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Force removal of Exchange from the system manager

Posted on 2008-06-17
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I had a problem with my exchange 2003 server databse due to power failure and some of the Mailbox store were damaged.
I did try to fix them but one of them could not be mount anymore.
After i did a new server and moved all the mailboxes to it, those who had Mailboxes in this store i did create new Mailboxex for them and now everything is ok except the server itself.
I have tried to remove the exchange from add remove, but i couldnt because of an error users still have Mailboxes on it. After several trials i was so pissed that i did deletedeverything on this server, formated it and still i cant remove its name from the System Manager.

Is there a way that i can delete the server name from the system manager. when i try to remove it still iget the same error users still have mailbox on it where in fact the server doesnt exist anymore.

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go into adsiedit.msc and delete it from there
expand configuration
expand services
expand microsoft exchange
expand your exchange org
expand administrative groups
expand your administrative group
expand servers

over here the old and new servers will be listed
delete the old server that does not exist
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Thank you
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