Migrating Windows 2000 Server To 2003 Server

Posted on 2004-11-25
Last Modified: 2010-04-19
I was told there is some problems when you run the adprep /forestprep and adprep /domainprep on the windows 2000 server machine when you have Microsoft exchange 2000? I have Microsoft Exchange 2000 but it is not on the server its on all the users computers because they dont like microsoft outlook so will i have any problems???Thanks for the help....
Question by:jjatsk
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    First, i dont think you have Exchange on each Client, but anyway, here are some links:

    Fixes to install before you run adprep /Forestprep on a Windows 2000 domain controller to prepare the Forest and domains for the addition of Windows Server 2003-based domain controllers:;en-us;331161

    Windows Server 2003 adprep /forestprep Command Causes Mangled Attributes in Windows 2000 Forests That Contain Exchange 2000 Servers:;en-us;314649

    Author Comment

    Opps i was thinking of microsoft outlook..Sorry about that..What the heck is Microsoft exchange? What it is used for?
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    exchange is the mailserver programm running on a server.
    it's for centralized mail hosting/sending/receiving.

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