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Howto Remove References to non existant Exchange-Servers

Hi Experts,

we recently moved our Windows 2008 Domain-Controller with Exchange 2007 to a new W2KrR2 Domain Server with Exchange 2010.
Takeover of the AD works fine - the Old Server was removed with dcpromo.

I Moved the neccessary Postboxes to the new Exchange-Server. But Uninstall did not work. So i killed the server after the AD was moved.

Now, when i try to connect from outlook to the new server, a message appear, that the information store was not availabe.

Starting the Exchange Console and go to the Databases in the Organisation Management, a warning appears ...

Get-MailboxDatabase-Status
The Exchange has no connection to the old Information Store on Server 'killed'

Get-PublicFolderDatabase-Status
The Exchange has no connection to the old Information Store on Server 'killed'

Sounds not good!!!

Is there any way to repair this. The next Problem is, both Servers was VM's and i have no backup from the removed old server ( vRanger make no Backups from VM's with active snapshots)


Please help

Thanks a lot
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hpenderle
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endital1097Commented:
you can use ADSIEdit

you can also remove databases
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endital1097Commented:
you can use adsiedit to remove the servers and databases
see image
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hpenderleAuthor Commented:
Hi,

thanks for your answer - i've removed the entries with adsiedit, but the mainproblem ist still there.

Not Outlook Access to the Exchange-Server - the standard email folder could not be opened...

Any further ideas

Thanks

HPE

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endital1097Commented:
was the old exchange server online for any period of time after the mailbox moves? the outlook client will automatically update the mailbox server within the profile. if the server was taken offline before that you need to manually update the profile.
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hpenderleAuthor Commented:
Hi Entital,

i found the outlook problem - it was Outlook 2003, which can only access E2010 with decrypted rpc.

But your help with removing the old entries was perfect.

Thanks and best greeting

HPE
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endital1097Commented:
np, i just had someone else with outlook 2003,  i should have asked what version
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