How to move mailboxes from SBS 2008 in Domain1 to Exchange 2010 in Domain2 without migrating users?
Posted on 2011-03-02
The company I work for has recently been taken over. We were previously (and currently still are) running SBS 2008 Premium with Exchange 2007. The new board of directors have asked me to implement the following, partly to prepare for growth of the user base and partly because they want a completely 'fresh start':
1. Deploy new servers & new domain (newdomain.local) with Windows 2008 Enterprise
2. Create new users and groups in AD in newdomain.local
3. Install Exchange 2010
4. Move existing user mailboxes from olddomain.co.uk to newdomain.local for the relevant users
I've yet to work with Exchange 2010 (so forgive me if this is a ridiculous comment) - would it be possible in some way to take advantage of the new 'Personal Archive' feature to do this?
Anyway, my main issue is moving mailboxes between two domains that I can't establish a trust relationship between and associate those mailboxes with brand new user accounts.
Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated, as to be honest I'm a bit out of my depth here...