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Installing Exchange 2003 on a mamber server 2003 joined to a windows 2000 advanced DC

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Hi Experts,

  I have a single AD domain in a windows 2000 advanced server, Exchange 2000 is curretly running snd working on the same DC. I'm planning to install a new server 2003 member server and have exhange 2003 installed on it , so I can move my users from the old 2000 to the new 2003 exchange, is there any issues in  this setup.

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Exchange 2003 will run fine on a Windows 2003 member server. Just make sure you migrate all your mailboxes and other settings to your new server before uninstalling Exchange from the DC.

Also, don't forget that you can't make the member server a DC in the future whilst Exchange is installed as this will break Exchange, so don't leave that out in any provisioning you are doing now.

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but do I have to do /forestprep and domainprep before exchange 2003 installation
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As you are running Exchange 2000 you will need to prep the forest and domain for the new version. Put the Exchange 2003 CD in to the server and let it autoplay. It will give you a checklist of things that you have to do.

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Yes, since you are upgrading from 2000 to 2003, you will have to extend your Active Directory schema to allow Exchange 2003 to store the new Exchange 2003-specific classes and attributes.

For further information: http://www.msexchange.org/tutorials/Forestprep-Domainprep-Explained.html
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