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need to clean all legacy exchange 2003/2007 records/objects in AD and Exchange

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Hi Experts,

I have a client who want to migrate to Exchange 2013. His organization is Exchange 2010, and they decommissioned all exchange 2007/2003 services a while ago, however MS recently ran a tool and they found some legacy exchange components in AD that exchange still makes reference in BPA

Is there a free tool that we can use to clean all exchange legacy components in Exchange 2003/2007?

If not

Can you please summarize all steps to delete all legacy Exchange 2003/2007 components from AD using ADSIedit tool or any other OS built tool?

What entries/DNS/objects/resources should be deleted?

Please advise
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You can refer this http://blog.dargel.at/2012/02/23/remove-legacy-exchange-server-using-adsi/ to remove the decomissioned exchanged server.

Remove the Last Legacy Exchange Server from an Exchange 2010 Organization
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg576862.aspx

Check the dns console for orphan server object and delete the same.If the exch server was also dc run metadata cleanup if the faulty server instances are present.http://www.petri.co.il/delete_failed_dcs_from_ad.htm
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