Exchange Server 2007, Migration to another Exchange 2007 box

I currenlty run an Exchange Server 2007, the physical server is not that great at the moment and I am running out of disk space. So I am thinking about creating another Exchange server 2007 server as a virtual machine and migrating all my users.

However my current Exchange server is behind is updates and rollups. I don't want to run these currently due to limited disk space. Hence a new server.

Would both servers require that they are both updated to Rollup 10 etc or can they be in different states?

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Nick RhodeIT DirectorCommented:
I wouldn't recommend migrating to a server that is not updated to at least the current version its running on.  I would update it to equal or higher before migration.  Get all your updates on the new server then migrate it over :)
Mohammed KhawajaManager - Infrastructure:  Information TechnologyCommented:
They don't need to be on rollup 10 but is recommended.  As long as both servers are on the same build, you should be okay.

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Simon Butler (Sembee)ConsultantCommented:
You can migrate from an older version of Exchange 2007 to a newer version.
Bring the new server fully up to date with Service Pack 3 Rollup 11. However once you have it in place, don't do any management from the old server - that is where the problems can start.

carlocAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your help. Very much appreciated.
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