Exchange 2007 join to Windows 2008 domain

Hi;
I just set up a Windows 2008 server with pure Windows 2008 domain structure.  I am going to setup my Exchange 2007 server, this will be installed on a Windows 2003 server.  If there is any problem if I join this Exchange 2007 server to my new Windows 2008 domain structure?
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KANEWONGAsked:
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tigermattConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Don't forget that Exchange 2007 Service Pack 1 is the ONLY version of Exchange at present which can be installed to Windows Server 2008. You will need to install all the prerequisites before installing Exchange. See http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb691354(EXCHG.80).aspx.

As LegendZM has stated, the WIndows 2003 Server must be made a member server in the domain before you are able to install Exchange. Also, don't forget that any attempt to run dcpromo after Exchange is installed WILL break Exchange - just keep that in mind.

-tigermatt
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grahammjCommented:
No, shouldn't have any issues at all.

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LegendZMPrincipal Security ArchitectCommented:
You will need to join the 2003 server to the 2008 domain before installing Exchange 2007.

Any reason why you'd prefer to install Ex07 on 03 instead of 08?
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KANEWONGAuthor Commented:
thanks for all response.

to summarize all your response.

1. The Exchange 2007 SP1 can install on either Windows 2003 or Windows 2008 server.
2. The host of Exchange 2007 need join to my new domain.
3. dcpromo on Windows Server 2008 host must be run before Exchange 2007 install on the other host.

Correct?
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tigermattCommented:
That's exactly correct. Point 3 is the most important out of the list - NEVER run dcpromo after Exchange is installed to any server.
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KANEWONGAuthor Commented:
do I need to run forestprep, domainprep something like that?
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tigermattCommented:
The Exchange Server 2007 setup will do that automatically. You can do it manually if you wish, but it's not necessary.

-tigermatt
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KANEWONGAuthor Commented:
thanks!
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tigermattCommented:
You're welcome!
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