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Installing Exchange Management on XP Sp2 box

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I have installed IIS Services, the admin pack MSI and I still get the error stating that NNTP services are not installed or started.  There is no NNTP service listed.  

I installed adminpak form this link: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=c16ae515-c8f4-47ef-a1e4-a8dcbacff8e3&DisplayLang=en

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by:bobby_harris
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You install NNTP by Add/Remove programs, Add/Remove Windows Components, highlight Application Server, click details, then highlight IIS and click details button.  You should see NNTP here.  Just click it and click OK to install.

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by:Knance
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No Application server under add windows components or anywhere else I looked.....
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by:Sembee
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Which version of the Exchange tools are you trying to install?
You cannot install the Exchange 2000 tools on to Windows XP. You need to use Exchange 2003 tools.

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by:Knance
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Installing Exchange System Management Tools off of the Exchange Server 2003 cd.
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On XP you only need

- Internet Information Services Snap-In component
(You do not need to install the SMTP service as with SP2 IIS installs the SMTP bits too)
- Windows 2003 Server Admin Pack
(http://www.amset.info/exchange/tools-prereq.asp)

It doesn't need the NNTP at all.

Are you doing a custom installation? You need to select custom at the top, then install next to the system tools.

Simon.
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by:Knance
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I am suddenly hearing the song "If I only had a brain" from the Wizard of Oz

When I got the selection for installation I was selecting Typical instead of custom, Typical was trying to isntall Collaboration tools as well which needed NNTP, once I chose Custom and then only selected Exchange System Management Tools it installed perfectly.
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by:bobby_harris
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My apologies.  I just re-read your question.  On XP, just install IIS.  You shouldn't need NNTP.  Change your install to custom.

Bobby
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by:bobby_harris
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Oops, guess my post was too slow.  ;)
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