INstalling SBS

I am installing a new SBS Server on my network.  I already have a server on the network with Windows 2003 server/Exchange Server 2003 (not SBS).

I want the new SBS to be the main contorller on the network with the other server preforming some minor tasks.  

What is the best migration path?

Kevin RobinsonPrivate VB.NET ContractorAsked:
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1) Install the new server (SBS) and create a new domain
2) Migrate Exchange mailboxes, Public Folders, and users accounts to the new server
3) uninstall Exchange from the old server.
4) Run DCPROMO on the old server to remove the domain controller role from this server
5) Run DCPROMO again on this server and join this to the SBS domain
6) Re-join your client workstations to the new SBS domain.

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Kevin RobinsonPrivate VB.NET ContractorAuthor Commented:
Whats the best way to transfer the active drictrory user accounts
How many users do you have...if only 10 or so, I would manually recreate the users in the new domain.  However, any more then that, you can use the ADMT tool (active directory migration tool):

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Kevin RobinsonPrivate VB.NET ContractorAuthor Commented:
I tried to set up a trust between my SBS domain and the Windows 2003 domain but I get an error
" This operation is not supported on a computer running Small Business Server"
Yes, you can not have trusts with SBS

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Kevin RobinsonPrivate VB.NET ContractorAuthor Commented:
Im installing 2003 Standard version instead.  Thanks for the help
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