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Old 11-01-2010, 04:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello,

I am planning on migrating users from an Exchange 2010 hosted service with BES to an in-house Exchange 2010 with BES.

During the transition time, I will have both Exchange and BES servers running at the same time.


Can I have 2 BES servers running at the same time with half of the BES users on one server and the other half on the other BES server ?


My plan is to do :
- disable BES user1 on old_server
- enable BES user1 on new_server
- send activation to user1 from new_server ( which will wipe the device )
- repeat step for user2 and so on ...

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Old 11-01-2010, 08:38 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Have you thought about using the BlackBerry Enterprise Transporter Tool? I am not sure if you could use it for hosted exchange/bes as i have not dealt with either.

I am using the tool to move users from what was originally a test server to a productions environment. I have not had to re-activate any of the users.

You should be able to get the software from blackberry.com
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Doubt the hoster will allow access to the database, most of the time they are running many domains on one database.
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