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SBS2003 Migration to Server 2012/Exchange 2010

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Like so many here, we are migrating all our customers to Server 2012 and newer versions of Exchange.  For this particular customer we built the new server using 2012, installed AD and merged AD with the SBS domain.  All went relatively smoothly but Exchange 2013 wouldn't install in the same environment as Exchange 2003, so we installed Exchange 2010, migrated the users, mailboxes, etc.  It has been operational for about 30 days, we left the old server running until a few 32 bit apps could be converted.  Last week we attempted to move the FSMO to the new server to de-commission the old.  Everything went well until Exchange dropped b/c it couldn't find the old GC.  I moved the FSMO back to the old server, restarted the new server and everything came back up - I looked in Exchange and it is pointing to the old server for GC.  We need to get rid of the dependency for the old server and install Exchange 2013 soon - did we miss a step somewhere and how can we fix it

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