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Old 07-23-2010, 08:30 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I have done some searching, but I can't find this particular scenario so I wanted see if others had any suggestions. My company has merged with another and we are moving both companies to a new domain in a new forest. The new domain will be running EX2007. My current environment is EX2003 with Blackberry Professional Server 4.1.4.3. I am trying to figure out the best way to migrate the BPS Server to the new domain and attach it to the new server. I was planning on using ADMT to migrate the server, use a BESAdmin account on the new domain, and the repoint the BPS. That may be too simplistic and I am unsure the best way to change the server. Is the process for BES and BPS the same when it comes to moving to a new server? Should I just reinstall all together?

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if not in the same Exchange org, you will have to uninstall and install as new on 2007 which will require wiping the devices before activating on the new BPS instance.
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Thanks. Are there any special steps needed to decommission the current BPS? Just reinstall with the same serial and licenses?

Do I need to install BPS on 64-bit windows for EX2007? I though I read that somewhere.

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BPS does knot have to be installed on the exchange server, but it is supported.
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