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migrate production exchange 2007 spk1 server to a nre box

Dear Experts,

I need to migrate to a new box an existing exchange 2007 spk1 server which its on production.
Can you provide me an step by step help to do so.
For your info this box its runing Mbx+Hub+Clientaccess roles ( other machine take cares of edge) AD and dns are instaled on other boxes.
thanks in advance.
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Manpreet SIngh KhatraSolutions Architect, Project LeadCommented:
Edge is not a part of AD so you cannot migrate to that machine as ther is no Mailbox role on it.
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Manpreet SIngh KhatraSolutions Architect, Project LeadCommented:
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diegomirnerAuthor Commented:
no no, I sed , THat I have Edge role on other box.
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Manpreet SIngh KhatraSolutions Architect, Project LeadCommented:
Hope that these help
http://searchexchange.techtarget.com/generic/0,,sid43_gci1305253,00.html

Here are instructions to migrate all roles:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb332343(EXCHG.80).aspx

if you're running a coexisting environment with Exchange 2003:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb310767(EXCHG.80).aspx

On your new 2008 server, be sure to disable Ipv6 or you'll run into some issues with auto discover etc:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/network/ipv6/ipv6faq.mspx
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rakeshmiglaniCommented:
you might want to install the new server with exchange 2007 on it and then move the mailboxes across.
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diegomirnerAuthor Commented:
I will prefer to mantain same machine name
any idea?
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rakeshmiglaniCommented:
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Manpreet SIngh KhatraSolutions Architect, Project LeadCommented:
Yeah you can disjoin this server from the network and join the new one with reset account and then run the setup.com /recoverserver
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Manpreet SIngh KhatraSolutions Architect, Project LeadCommented:
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Manpreet SIngh KhatraSolutions Architect, Project LeadCommented:
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Manpreet SIngh KhatraSolutions Architect, Project LeadCommented:
Also would like to know if the current Exchange server is a member server or Domain controller
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diegomirnerAuthor Commented:
no, its not, only runs MBX + HUB + C.A.

I need to migrate in a way like diconect the old one and connect the new one at all must same time like one second of diferentrs.
I prefer to do it like that in case of faliure , i canreconect the old one.
any idea?
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MikeGGGCommented:
You may consider to use Acronis Universal Restore - IMHO a fastest and easiest way to migrate your server to a new hardware
http://www.acronis.com/enterprise/products/ATICW/universal-restore.html
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diegomirnerAuthor Commented:
for your info Im using as backup solution Symantec backup exec.
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Manpreet SIngh KhatraSolutions Architect, Project LeadCommented:
No there is no time specification. You can disjoin the old server reset the AD computer account and join the new server and just run the /recoverserver switch and it would get everything back on this server also remember that the server name and Ip has to be the same.
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diegomirnerAuthor Commented:
Ok , so Thanks for all comments , but I have decided to migrate a a second box with different name so i can do a hot migration , I find it more reliable for as.
Thanks again
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