Still celebrating National IT Professionals Day with 3 months of free Premium Membership. Use Code ITDAY17

x
?
Solved

SBS 2008 + New Server

Posted on 2013-11-24
2
Medium Priority
?
300 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-28
Hi all

I've got a couple of clients currently running SBS 2008 looking for an upgrade.
I'm keen to put in a new Exchange Server and split the role between the two servers, one on Exchange 2007, the other on Exchange 2010. I'm not too sure how to go about the installation of the second Exchange server, as I want to have the Front-end up so there's no issue with OWA/Mobile connectivity for mailboxes as I move them.

Does anyone have any good articles/advice?

Cheers
0
Comment
Question by:Cyb3tT3ch
[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 Comments
 
LVL 31

Accepted Solution

by:
Gareth Gudger earned 2000 total points
ID: 39673428
I've used these articles to upgrade a number of clients from SBS 2003 to Exchange 2010 without incident.

https://www.simple-talk.com/sysadmin/exchange/upgrade-exchange-2003-to-exchange-2010/

Now in this article he refers to using an ISA server for the firewall. You can simply skip those sections if you don't have one, or, use the concepts to rework those sections for whatever firewall you are using.

The command under OWA Configuration in this article describes what the second part of your question.

Set-OWAVirtualDirectory <CASHUB01>\OWA ‘ -ExternalURL https://webmail.inframan.nl/OWA ‘-Exchange2003URL https://legacy.inframan.nl/exchange 

This sets up a forwarder so mailboxes on both the old and new servers can coexist without OWA breaking.

Being that you are on SBS, which has a 75 user limit, you may even be able to skip this as you can probably move all your mailboxes in one weekend. My last two 2003 SBS migrations I didn't even use this as I move the whole thing in one weekend.
0
 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:Gareth Gudger
ID: 39673429
You may also want to consider Office 365 for SBS as well.
0

Featured Post

VIDEO: THE CONCERTO CLOUD FOR HEALTHCARE

Modern healthcare requires a modern cloud. View this brief video to understand how the Concerto Cloud for Healthcare can help your organization.

Question has a verified solution.

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

This article describes how to import Lotus Notes Contacts into Outlook 2016, 2013, 2010 and 2007 etc. with a few manual steps. You can easily export and migrate Lotus Notes contacts into Microsoft Outlook without having to use any third party tools.
By default Outlook 2016 displays only one time zone in the Calendar. The following article explains how to display two time zones in one calendar view.
The viewer will learn how to create a normally distributed random variable in Excel, use a normal distribution to simulate the return on an investment over a period of years, Create a Monte Carlo simulation using a normal random variable, and calcul…
The viewer will learn how to create two correlated normally distributed random variables in Excel, use a normal distribution to simulate the return on different levels of investment in each of the two funds over a period of ten years, and, create a …

721 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