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Posts: 40
Registered: ‎11-23-2010
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Migrating BES Express to new hardware?

I have a BES Express 5.0.3 server running on Windows 2003 R2 using the bundled SQL Express.

 

I want to replace it with a Windows 2008 R2 box with the same or a different server name.

 

I've read a few documents that seem to suggest building a new server as a brand new/separate BES and using Transporter to move the accounts over.

 

What's the simplest way to do this please?

 

Thanks,

Paul

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Posts: 32,249
Registered: ‎06-25-2008
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I'm rockin the BlackBerry DTEK60, Passport, Z30, Z10, Q10, BlackBerry Mini Stereo Speaker, 64 gig PlayBook,BT Headset HS-700

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Re: Migrating BES Express to new hardware?


hutchingsp wrote:

I have a BES Express 5.0.3 server running on Windows 2003 R2 using the bundled SQL Express.

 

I want to replace it with a Windows 2008 R2 box with the same or a different server name.

 

I've read a few documents that seem to suggest building a new server as a brand new/separate BES and using Transporter to move the accounts over.

 

What's the simplest way to do this please?

 

Thanks,

Paul


get a new SRP and CAL on order (it free) and then install new BES and use transporter to move users over.

 




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Posts: 40
Registered: ‎11-23-2010
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Re: Migrating BES Express to new hardware?

As in just go here and download it again?

 

http://us.blackberry.com/apps-software/business/server/express/

 

Obviously having already registered and downloaded it I'd like to be sure I'm not going to somehow render my current BES invalid by "de-registering" it or something.

 

Thanks,

Paul

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Posts: 32,249
Registered: ‎06-25-2008
My Device:

I'm rockin the BlackBerry DTEK60, Passport, Z30, Z10, Q10, BlackBerry Mini Stereo Speaker, 64 gig PlayBook,BT Headset HS-700

My Carrier: I am on AT&T. Please edit your Personal Profile with your DEVICE TYPE, DEVICE OS and Carrier

Re: Migrating BES Express to new hardware?

you can order up to 9 at a time and it wont de register your current SRP.

 




Click here to Backup the data on your BlackBerry Device! It's important, and FREE!


Click "Accept as Solution" if your problem is solved. To give thanks, click thumbs up
Click to search the Knowledge Base at BTSC and click to Read The Fabulous Manuals

BESAdmin's, please make a signature with your BES environment info.


SIM Free BlackBerry Unlocking FAQ
Follow me on Twitter @knottyrope


Want to thank me? Buy my KnottyRope App here


BES 12 and BES 5.0.4 with Exchange 2010 and SQL 2012 Hyper V