Solved

Changing the exchange server on numerous computers

Posted on 2008-10-24
5
159 Views
Last Modified: 2010-03-06
We are currently in the process of moving our exchange to a new server. We would like to have the smallest impact on users but also don't want to be going from computer to computer to change the users mail settings to look to the new exchange server. Is there a way to globally make this change to hit as many clients in one shot?
0
Comment
Question by:grantandres
  • 3
5 Comments
 
LVL 19

Expert Comment

by:Delphineous Silverwing
Comment Utility
If you add the new server to your existing infrastructre then MOVE the mailboxes to it using the AD/Exchange Task tool; Outlook will automatically reconfigure itself.
0
 
LVL 6

Expert Comment

by:AmitTank
Comment Utility
If old server is running in the environment then outlook try to connect to that old server and old server redirect the request to new server where mailbox currently available and update the outlook profile with new server automatically.
0
 

Author Comment

by:grantandres
Comment Utility
So you are saying for it to reference to the new server the old one will have to be operational still?
0
 
LVL 19

Accepted Solution

by:
Delphineous Silverwing earned 125 total points
Comment Utility
Only until Outlook reconfigures itself on everyone's PC.  You'll need to leave the old server up for a couple months to improve your chances that everyone has logged in and automatically updated.
0
 
LVL 19

Expert Comment

by:Delphineous Silverwing
Comment Utility
What version Exchange and Outlook are being used presently?
0

Featured Post

Top 6 Sources for Identifying Threat Actor TTPs

Understanding your enemy is essential. These six sources will help you identify the most popular threat actor tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs).

Join & Write a Comment

Suggested Solutions

Resolve DNS query failed errors for Exchange
Find out how to use Active Directory data for email signature management in Microsoft Exchange and Office 365.
In this video we show how to create a User Mailbox in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center. Log into Exchange Admin Center.: First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center. Navigate to the Recipients >> Mailb…
In this video we show how to create a Distribution Group in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center. Log into Exchange Admin Center.: First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center. Navigate to the Recipients >>…

763 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

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

8 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now