Removing an Exchange Server after migrating to VM
Posted on 2012-08-30
I was running a single 2008 r2 enterprise server running several different applications, including a perfectly working Exchange 2010 server.
I decided to build a new Hyper-V 2008r2 server and install a seperate Exchange 2010 server.
I have successfully moved all the mailboxes and everything works fine.
I'm looking for some documentation on successfully removing the Exchange 2010 installation from the physical server. I want to make sure I don't break anything or leave any remnant behind. I want to make sure I transfer any settings or roles to the Virtual installation.
I know from experience how messy manual removals can be from AD, etc..if its not done properly in the first place.
Any advice appreciated.