Solved

SBS 2000 & exchange 2000 upgrade to sbs 2003 with exchange 2003

Posted on 2006-11-16
3
178 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-19
We have a client who has sbs 2000 server with exchange 2000. They would like to put in a new server with sbs 2003 which also comes with exchange 2003. there are 8 workstations 6 of them run on xp pro and two of them runs on win2kpro.  What is the best approach.? I would like not to alter anything on the workstations and keep the same domain. Also, the company’s public website is also on the same server and exchange web access is also running on the same  server?
0
Comment
Question by:netcomp
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 74

Expert Comment

by:Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy
ID: 17960783
If you want to keep everything in the same Active Directory Domain you have only one option... www.sbsmigration.com

Jeff
TechSoEasy
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:netcomp
ID: 17975713
jeff, that link looks realy good. I spent some time on the site.  So,  the alternative would be to recreate everything from scratch with a new domain name?  
0
 
LVL 74

Accepted Solution

by:
Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy earned 500 total points
ID: 17976185
No, the alternative would be to use the method described in http://sbsurl.com/migrate which requires a new domain name.  It's not everything from scratch although that would be an option as well... but you wouldn't have to use a new domain name doing that... but you would have to fully remove the workstations from the old server and join them to the new one.

Jeff
TechSoEasy
0

Featured Post

Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

A lot of problems and solutions are available on the net for the error message "Source server does not meet minimum requirements for migration" while performing a migration from Small Business Server 2003 to SBS 2008. This error pops up just before …
You may have discovered the 'Compatibility View Settings' workaround for making your SBS 2008 Remote Web Workplace 'connect to a computer' section stops 'working around' after a Windows 10 client upgrade.  That can be fixed so it 'works around' agai…
This video Micro Tutorial shows how to password-protect PDF files with free software. Many software products can do this, such as Adobe Acrobat (but not Adobe Reader), Nuance PaperPort, and Nuance Power PDF, but they are not free products. This vide…
Michael from AdRem Software outlines event notifications and Automatic Corrective Actions in network monitoring. Automatic Corrective Actions are scripts, which can automatically run upon discovery of a certain undesirable condition in your network.…

688 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question