uninstall Exchange 2016 Server without AD

ekontosWDB 1 Reputation point
2021-02-23T19:02:14.007+00:00

I have an existing 2016 Exchange server that is NOT connected to AD because I reinstalled a new box with all of the information. I am trying to remove the remnants of exchange from the box but the installer keeps wanting to connect to AD for the removal. I dont want it removing ANYTHING from AD.

How can I do this>

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Exchange Server Management
Exchange Server: A family of Microsoft client/server messaging and collaboration software.Management: The act or process of organizing, handling, directing or controlling something.
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  1. Kael Yao-MSFT 37,586 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2021-02-24T06:20:49.147+00:00

    Hi, @ekontosWDB

    To my understanding, you have recovered the exchange server on a new hardware and would like to uninstall exchange from the old hardware.
    If I misunderstood something, please feel free to correct me.

    In your case, I suppose that you may need to reinstall the operation system to uninstall Exchange from the server.


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