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Move exchange 2010 database to new SBS2011 server

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Long story short, i migrated from SBS2008/Exchange2007, Hoping to fix issues i had with that box, New SRV2008R2/DC, Exchange 2010 migrated ok, exchange is generally working but migration has bought across same issues from old SBS2008.(permissions etc on exchange) I (stupidly)  trashed the SBS2008 box too early, DCpromo, removed sbs2008 from domain , .
I would now like to move my exchange/mailboxes from Exchange 2010 to a newley created SBS2011 Box. Only 5 Users/mailboxes, Whats the easiest way to do this with clean install and not a migration. Only 5 mailboxes. no other data. How would i link the new users on SBS2011 to mailboxes that i bring over.

Thanks in advance.
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You can manually create users with empty mailboxes on the SBS2011
If you have exchange 2010 Sp1 installed on  both servers you can use new-mailbox exportrequest and new-mailbox importresquest powershell commands.

http://www.msexchange.org/articles-tutorials/exchange-server-2010/management-administration/look-import-export-mailbox-improvements-exchange-2010-service-pack-1-part2.html
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Thanks i will do some reading on link provided and give it a go and let you know how i go.
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Its basically creating PST files of the mailboxes and imported them to the new server.
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In the process of upgrading to Exchange SP2 on both computers, the service pack has fixed my original issues, so thanks for you help. I did the export and import anyway just to test and it was exactly what i should have done in the first place.
Thanks heaps
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