SBS 2003 ISO

Hi All,

We have a client who unbelievably still has and SBS 2003 box which is just doing file sharing. We are trying to clear this up and get rid of the unused features for them but cannot uninstall Exchange 2003 with out a copy of the disk (Which they have of course lost).

Does anyone happen to have an SBS 2003 Standard iso sitting around we could nab.

Thanks in advance for any help.

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Dirk MareSystems Engineer (Acting IT Manager)Commented:
I have all 5 disc which one do you need?

PKBurgess1983Author Commented:
Disk 2 please. Thanks Dirk
You can't uninstall the unused features on an SBS server, it is against the User agreement and makes it unstable. The only situation that would allow you to do that is when you are migrating everything from SBS to another Server. You would then have to migrate AD and Exchange to the new server, then uninstall exchange on the SBS so it can be properly removed from the Active Directory tree. After that you would completely remove the SBS server from your system and not use it again.

But if you want to keep on using the OS, you must keep all the services on it installed and running.
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PKBurgess1983Author Commented:
Hi Rindi,

Thank you, I know this. The server is being decommissioned in the next few months and email has already moved to Office 365 which is why we need to kill exchange locally. We are arranging a work around for now.
As Office 365 isn't part of your local AD domain as far as I know, there is no need to remove/kill your local exchange server. That is only needed when you migrate from an SBS server to a local exchange server that is within your AD domain. Just keep it on the server until you are ready to shut it down.
Dirk MareSystems Engineer (Acting IT Manager)Commented:
I uploaded the ISO to Link

It will be available for the next two weeks.


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PKBurgess1983Author Commented:
Amazing worked like a dream, thanks Dirk very helpful.
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