We help IT Professionals succeed at work.
Get Started

Building new Exchange but need to deal with Old exchange

jkaminsky
jkaminsky asked
on
265 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-09
Today our exchange server blue screen on us located on the C drive.  As for the Store it still is on the D drive.  I have built a new exchange box on a new 2003 server.  AD still looks at the old-mail server because Exchange wasn't properly removed from the domain.  I'm thinking that if load 2003 server and backup the old store to an external drive then I can restore all the mail boxes to the new store but before I do that I need to remove the old exchange server from Active Directory.  I know nothing is simple is there a easier solution to this I would like to just point everyone to the new server within AD.  This will allow them to see the new exchange..  I know I can create a new user and point them to the new exchange but I don't want to do that.  Can someone tell me what would be the best procedure to move everyone with in AD to the new exchange


 
Comment
Watch Question
IT Director
CERTIFIED EXPERT
Commented:
This problem has been solved!
Unlock 1 Answer and 2 Comments.
See Answer
Why Experts Exchange?

Experts Exchange always has the answer, or at the least points me in the correct direction! It is like having another employee that is extremely experienced.

Jim Murphy
Programmer at Smart IT Solutions

When asked, what has been your best career decision?

Deciding to stick with EE.

Mohamed Asif
Technical Department Head

Being involved with EE helped me to grow personally and professionally.

Carl Webster
CTP, Sr Infrastructure Consultant
Ask ANY Question

Connect with Certified Experts to gain insight and support on specific technology challenges including:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Research
  • Professional Opinions
Did You Know?

We've partnered with two important charities to provide clean water and computer science education to those who need it most. READ MORE