Remove Exchange server 2003 after migrating to Exchange 2010

Posted on 2013-12-02
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I have migrated our exchange server 2003 to 2010 recently. After the migration I have disabled the Exchange 2003 services and restarted the both Exchange 2003 and 2010 and all works fine. Now I have to uninstall the Exchange 2003 server and just wonder I do need to rehome the Recipient Update service to new Exchange 2010? Or can I delete recipient update service objects from the Exchange System Manager where possible and remove Enterprise Configuration from ASDI Edit?

Appreciate any comments from experts please.

Thanks in advance.
Question by:mcltech
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Will Szymkowski earned 400 total points
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RUS is only used for Exchange 2000/2003. You can delete this without any issue. You have to delete the enterprise RUS via ADSIEdit.

Then you can simply uninstall Exchange from Add/Remove programs. You will be prompted if there are any outstanding tasks needed to be done before you can remove Exchange 2003.


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Thanks Spec01.

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