Uninstall / Re-install Exchange 2010
Posted on 2013-10-31
Need a little help. I am currently running a standalone exchange 2010 SP1 on a 2008 R2 server through VMWare. I want to uninstall exchange and re-install in a different location, while upgrading to exchange SP3 at the same time if possible (can do separately at a later date if needed).
Previous network admin installed exchange program files on a 400GB drive separate from the system drive, including the info store and logs. The info store got too big and I broke it off into another vmdk, then re-attached the info store to exchange. Now I have the exchange program files on a 400GB drive and would like to use that space for other things. What I would like to do is re-install exchange to the system drive, and remove that 400GB vmdk that it currently sits on.
So far I have made a clone of the Exchange VM to re-build if that is a possibility.
Any help would be appreciated!