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SBS2003 Exchange issues: can I add a new server with Exchange 2007/2010?

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Client has an SBS2003 box, exchange keeps falling over. can I add a new server, with 2007/10?
I would actually like to RETIRE the SBS2003 box completely someday. I have another 2008Re box with AD installed.
Will I run into any probs?
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I do recommand you "fix" your exchange problem before any migration - otherwise the problem may well be inherited by the new system and you will be facing the same issue.

Let's forget migration and concentrate on your current situation - you want to add another Exchange box to your system. Although you can add another Exchange server to your system, you can't disable the Exchange on your SBS box. That means you will have two exchange servers running doing a front-end back-end setup. Exchange will keep failing unless you fix the problem.

As for a migration, the problem may well be inherited so I recommend that to be fixed beforehand. Unless you are building your domain from scratch.
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by:GordonRae
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It's running out of space really, tried increasing store size, didnt work, and the server is "tired", and SBS can be a "handfull" to be polite :) I'm happy to migrate to 2008R2.... The domain is HQ plus three other offices with AD servers... not be rebuilding that one!
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