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How add a second mail server to exchange 2010 infrastructure

Posted on 2012-03-12
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Last Modified: 2012-08-06
I would like to add a second mail server exchange 2010 at our mail infrastructure. Currently we have a server with all roles installed on and would like to add a second server with only  mailbox roles installed on   for load balancing. Moreover, I wonder how I can move mailboxes from one server to another,
Question by:pozlu0
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by:Elmar Koschka
ID: 37709464
in emc you can move a mailbox to another server. See http://www.howexchangeworks.com/2009/08/mailbox-move-in-exchange-2010.html
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ID: 37709531
Thanks to everyone for the response,
I do not know how to install the new server with only the mailbox role installed

Expert Comment

by:Elmar Koschka
ID: 37709606
its a role in setup of exchange. start the setup.

after that create a dag like this:

Author Comment

ID: 37709682
Ok thanks but if want to install It without being a dag server but only a "stand alone" mailbox server how can I perform this?
thanks for the invaluable assistance

Author Comment

ID: 37714264
If I understand it I have to set only the mailbox role and that's when the setup is correct?

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Elmar Koschka earned 2000 total points
ID: 37714312
yes thats it

after that you move some mailboxes to new server

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