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Migrating exchange 2010 from a Virtual server to regular server

We have just migrated our exchange 2003 (on a server 2003 box) to exchange 2010 by adding a virtual server (server 2008 r2) on a test box.
We have migrated exchange completely over the the virtual server and have uninstalled exchange and demoted and removed the old server 2003.

We now have a new server 2008 r2 server that we would like to have host the exchange 2010 instead of the virtual server.
There is a tun of documentation of how to migrate from 2003 to 2007 or to 2010 but not seeing alot of info on moving exchange 2010 from one box to another.  Maybe because its so easy there is no point. :)

Looking for someone who has done this and can give me some direction and things to be aware of or if somone has a resource that discusses this process in detail.

Thank you very much.
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AZCS
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btdownloads7Commented:
I haven't done this with 2010, but I'm guessing that it's the same as with 2007. You can't just move the server. You basically have to do it the same way as you did before, which is set up the new server from scratch, demote the virtual server, move the mailboxes over, and then get rid of the old server.
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BusbarSolutions ArchitectCommented:
this is so easy, you don't need to worry about it.
just installed the 2008 R2 box, join it to the domain and install Exchange 2010 server normally in the same Exchange organization, this will give you 2 servers.
configure the send connectors and recieve connector on the new server, then create the databases on the new server and move the users to the new server.
uninstall the exchange from the virtual machine and that is it.
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AZCSAuthor Commented:
Sounds good Ill start this afternoon and let you know how it goes. What about public folders?
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BusbarSolutions ArchitectCommented:
if you have public folders then you will have to use add public folder replica script to add the new servers to the replica set, same as you did with 2003
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