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Microsoft Exchange is an important tool for managing mail servers located on a LAN. Exchange servers are sometimes forced to be completely deleted from Active Directory, for example, when the server is old and needs to be improved, or when it should be migrated to another server.
We must follow the steps below to uninstall Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
• Before removing, to give all the activities in the current server to other servers, so that the network is down. Dedicated server is the server designated router, so go all the existing services. All these roles can be assigned to the Exchange server after the new installation.
• First group of users mailbox enabled must be disconnected from the system. This can be done using Active Directory user accounts control. Then move the mail server to another system entirely.
• All services will be stopped before it can be removed. There are many common services such as instant messaging, different protocols are used for the marketing services via e-mail, information and management, routing engine, etc.
• Registry Editor is responsible for the removal of some of the registry values ??that can not be deleted automatically. This is important because the future, the installation might not work properly, if it finds the registry values ??are present in the system. This service will also stop running if it can not be stopped manually.
• If Exchange 2007 server is installed on an administration page, the server object must be deleted from the program administration.
• Then, run the Exchange System Manager to remove all administrative groups. There are attributes across multiple servers to be removed manually, which is necessary for future successful installation.
• control of the machine where you installed the Exchange server must also be removed. It was shut down and rebooted to remove Active Directory Exchange organization. Adequate time is needed to complete this process.
• Exchange 2007 default installation program supplied with the removeorg /, which can be used to completely uninstall the guide. This command can be run from any server, and remove all Exchange servers in the system.
• Make sure that all computers already connected to the network can connect to the new server. Finally, remove the server from the system administrator.
The step by step procedure to remove Exchange 2007 is easy, but a cumbersome procedure. Special care must be taken to ensure that nothing goes wrong, as if an error occurs, it is difficult to reinstall Exchange Server on the same computer.