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Building new Exchange but need to deal with Old exchange

jkaminsky asked
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

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