Solved

Migration from Exchange 2007 to Exchange 2013

Posted on 2013-01-29
4
1,302 Views
Last Modified: 2013-02-03
Hello,

Perhaps someone has succeeded in doing this so I thought I would ask:)

We have an exchange 2007 server running on win 2008 R2. Many mailboxes.
The server has all roles, client access role, transport, mailbox.
We want to migrate over to One Exchange 2013 server, mailbox by mailbox if possible. Has anyone done this? any step-by-step lists on the web? the new server should co exist perhaps first as mailbox role - and mailflow goes thru the old or?

Appreciate any help,
thanks
josef
0
Comment
Question by:joebilek
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 7

Accepted Solution

by:
mmicha earned 500 total points
ID: 38832894
I believe to do coexistance you have to wait for a Exchange 2007 update rollup to support Exchange 2013.  

Right now anyone on Exchange 2010 also has to wait for SP3 to add the capability.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:joebilek
ID: 38832973
ok thanks, will check that.

Does anyone know If we can move to 2010 instead - as our 2007 server is slow/full and we need to do something that works and fast?

Josef
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:joebilek
ID: 38832993
That would be co-exist an internet facing Exchange 2007 server with all roles (single server) with a new single server Exchange 2010 server first being mailbox role server - i guess?

step by step would be the best:)
0
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:mmicha
ID: 38833011
Exchange 2007 and 2010 can coexist.

I've never had to perform that so I'm sure there are others who could better assist.  Though there are guides online to give you some idea of requirements and such.  Below is a link to MS Exchange Deployment Assistant:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/exdeploy2010/default.aspx#Index

Though, if you wanted to jump right to 2013, you could use a tool like: migrationwiz.com

Probably wouldn't let you do it in a mailbox by mailbox model though.
0

Featured Post

Are your AD admin tools letting you down?

Managing Active Directory can get complicated.  Often, the native tools for managing AD are just not up to the task.  The largest Active Directory installations in the world have relied on one tool to manage their day-to-day administration tasks: Hyena. Start your trial today.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

As cyber crime continues to grow in both numbers and sophistication, a troubling trend of optimization has emerged over the last year.
After hours on line I found a solution which pointed to the inherited Active Directory permissions . You have to give/allow permissions to the "Exchange trusted subsystem" for the user in the Active Directory...
This tutorial will walk an individual through the process of transferring the five major, necessary Active Directory Roles, commonly referred to as the FSMO roles to another domain controller. Log onto the new domain controller with a user account t…
This tutorial will walk an individual through setting the global and backup job media overwrite and protection periods in Backup Exec 2012. Log onto the Backup Exec Central Administration Server. Examine the services. If all or most of them are stop…

707 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question