SBS 2011 Exchange Reinstall?
Posted on 2013-12-15
Have a SBS 2011 box that has been in operation for about 18 months. Up to this point it has been used for file and print sharing only. Now we would like to utilize the Exchange Server as well. There were some issues in regards to the server name that I thought were resolved when the server when in. Since it has been several months, I'm a bit foggy on what transpired during the original install. Now however, I see that Exchange thinks the other server name is still in play. When I go into EMC / Server Config - 2 servers are listed: Server11 (non-existent) and Server2 (actual server name). I also see entries for Server11 under mailbox, Client Access etc. In addition, I see that there are public and private databases for server11 as well as server2. At this point, it would probably be best to uninstall Exchange and reinstall / configure but based on other posts this looks to be strongly discouraged.
Wondering if anyone has had success with the removal / reinstall of Exchange in SBS2011? There is nothing in Exchange that has to be preserved at this point data wise. I really would like to avoid a full server reload like the plague. Other advice also appreciated.