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Need to move Exchange to a new server

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I currently have a server that is running Microsoft Windows Server 2003 for Small Business that is running Exchange.  We have had some hardware issues with this server and have purchased a new Windows Server 2003 for Small Business server.  I need to move our Exchange settings and database over to the new server. What is the best procedure for doing this?
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by:Manpreet SIngh Khatra
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try to re-register maildsmx.dll http://support.microsoft.com/kb/834122
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by:Neranel
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Im assuming that the hardware in NOT the same.
 
If this is the case you want to check out doing a SWING migration.
Its not free, but worth every penny and copyrighted, sorry..
http://www.sbsmigration.com/  
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by:Neranel
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Rancy quit.
The issue here is two SBS 2003 servers cannot be in the same domain, so you cant do that.
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http://msexchangeteam.com/archive/2007/02/09/434847.aspx
Migrating Windows Small Business Server 2003 to New Hardware
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc747454.aspx

Have a look at:
http://www.smallbizserver.net/Default.aspx?PageContentMode=1&tabid=144

for all the info on Small Business Server check out www.sbsfaq.com 
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by:Manpreet SIngh Khatra
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Hello xpconsult, have you tried something. As far as Neranal comment goes i can tell you that we can install ADC in the SBS environment and migrate everything to that and yes its totally possible.
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I have used and live by SBS Swing Migration, microsofts solutions never give you everything, you find something that it did not transfer 3 months down the line.
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by:Manpreet SIngh Khatra
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Any updates ?
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by:Manpreet SIngh Khatra
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Hello is there any updates on the issue ?
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by:Manpreet SIngh Khatra
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Any updates on the issue ?
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We are working on it over the
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by:Manpreet SIngh Khatra
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Would wait for your Update .... -:)
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by:Manpreet SIngh Khatra
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Hello xpconsult were you able to move data to the new server successfully .......... ?
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