"Dave the Clueless" <dave@newsgroup> wrote in message
>I installed SBS2008 on our server box. New domain, reconnected
> clients, etc.(not an upgrade or swing)
> I have a backup of Exchange from our old domain done with NTBackup a
> few months ago that I need to access.
> I have a Server 2003 member in my domain.
> Is it possible for me to install Exchange 2003 on this member server
> and restore to it? Any suggestions?
No, not in the same domain. It would have to be into a whole separate
domain/organization, then do a movemailbox migration method, but that is
pretty complex especially the fact that SBS doesn't allow trusts to be
You can use a tool such as Ontrack Power Controls to extract the mailboxes
directly from the old Exchange databases in your backup without installing
it, into PST files, which you can use Exmerge to pump them into your current
installation, or simply add them to your users' Outlook profiles and move
the data into their mailboxes.
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