Moving Exchange 2007 to a different drive/partition?

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Outlook version
Outlook 2013 32 bit
Email Account
Exchange Server
I'm moving my Exchange 2007 installation from its current drive to a new drive/partition because of space issues. Any thoughts how to do this easily and any gotchas would be helpful.



Diane Poremsky

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Outlook version
Outlook 2016 32 bit
Email Account
Office 365 Exchange
Are you moving everything, just the logs or the logs and the database? You need to unmounts the database so you'll want to do it during a slow time. If the database is large, it can take a couple of hours or so. If downtime is an issue, create a new database in the other partition and move mailboxes.

To move, use

Move-StorageGroupPath and then Move-DatabasePath cmdlet. (You can move it in the GUI too.)
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