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We have recently built a new forest with one domain in it its all 2008r2 and at this stage it has exchange 2010 all setup ready to migrate to.. Now the managment want to know if i can move the root domain and have a empty domain as the root..

A/ Can this be completed and what are the risks?
B/ If so How?
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You are talking about changing DNS domain names (restructuring domain names), correct me if I am wrong.

1st - Root domain cannot be changed \ restructured
2nd - Having Exchange 2010 domain restructuring is not possible \ supported

What you can do, setup new forest with parent and child domain, setup new exchange 2010 in new child domain and then do cross forest migration to move exchange mailboxes and so on.
This will also lead to migration of users and computers as well.

Mahesh
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Mahesh

My research seem to come out the same, would be nice if someone else has the same conclusions, as The is a Migration project I doe have users or computers move yet so that's not a issue but I cannot see the customer paying for a rebuild..
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