This document serves as both a guideline for redeployment document for the Exchange Migration performed at the GDM Company. The process described mainly focuses on a typical transition of Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2016 environment, converting the Exchange 2010 server to Exchange 2016 Server MBX role. Additional role options such as the Edge Transport role, are out-of-scope within this document.
t’s time to demote existing Windows server 2003 and migrate all Windows server roles to new Windows server 2012 R2, there are no down time for Part1 steps and Part2 steps, but we need to schedule down time for Part3 steps to cut over all services.
After done for Active Directory Preparation, now we need to install a new Windows Server 2012 R2, export data from existing windows server 2003 and then import to new Windows Server 2012 R2. Install windows 2012 R2 domain server Build a new Windows 2012 R2 Server (Make sure you fully patch it). Logon to windows… Continue reading MINIMAL DOWNTIME MIGRATION OF WINDOWS SERVER ROLES – PART 2
As we know Windows Server 2003 was end support on July 14, 2015, but there are some customers still using it for some reasons. Today, my customer asked me to migrate their Windows server 2003 to Windows Server 2012 R2, there are many windows roles on that server, let’s follow below steps to migrate it… Continue reading MINIMAL DOWNTIME MIGRATION OF WINDOWS SERVER ROLES – PART 1