Changing the location of the store and transaction logs in exchange 2003
Posted on 2008-06-19
We are running exchange 2003 enterprise. I have just bought a new server and want to move exchange over. So far i have installed exchange from cd with the default options. When I go into ESM I can now see both servers but as of yet I haven't gone through any of the steps in the MS knowledge base article 822931.
However, on the new server I want to have the transactions logs on one disk and the store on another. At present they are all on my c drive. Is it simply a case of stopping the services, copying the files to where I want them and then browsing to the correct location within ESM? (ie for the store it would be the database tab of mailbox store properties and for the transaction logs it would be the general tab of the first storage group properties). Or is it more complicated than that?