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Migrate exchange 2010 to new VM server
could someone please point me in the right direction step-by-step/how to's for migrating exchange 2010 to a new VM server.
I have an older proliant rack server running windows 2008 R2/Exchange 2010. And I want to move exchange to a new server Windows 2008 R2, but using HyperV (2008 R2 too) to run Exchange 2010.
I was initially thinking about creating an image of the older server and just loading it via acronis onto the VM, but that's probably not best practice.
Windows Server 2008
8/22/2022 - Mon
There can be problems with migrating servers with databases, unless you power off the server and take an offline image of it, like with Acronis or the such. Then use utilities to convert the acronis image into a vhd.
Another choice would be to install a new Exchange 2010 server in your organization and then migrate everything over as if it were simply a new server. You can install the new server (both OS and application) using demo keys until you have completed the migration, then re-assign the existing keys to the new VM.
Really depends on how much data you have and how much downtime you can tolerate. The first option will greatly depend on the performance of the underlying hardware, but 500GB of data could easily take 18 hours to complete.
do you have links for both scenerios?
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