Want to decomission old Exchange 2003 server

Posted on 2012-09-10
Last Modified: 2013-03-08
I have two Exchange servers running at the moment.  The original server is running Exchange 2003, and all mailboxes have been moved to the new server which is running Exchange 2010.  I want to decommission the 2003 server, however when I shut it down all users' Outlooks go offline.  For some reason they need the old server to be online to connect to mail even though their mailboxes have been moved to the new server.  What would be causing this?
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    Can you check if there is any .prf file in Office path in user machine. Open it up with notepad and check if Old server is listed.
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    Is the E2k3 server a DC\GC as well ?
    Where are the FSMO roles ?
    What all roles are installed on the New server ?
    What does EXBPA list ? Does OWA\Webmail work fine at that time ?

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