setting up blackberry server express

I have a black berry enterprise server and exchange server in my network both work on different boxes. We have started running out of licenses for BB users. I understand with blackberry enterprise express we can setup 75 users without being licensed.
Is the setup going to be the same as the setup for enterprise server where we had 2 different servers? I understand with BB enterprise express exchange server and BB server use the same box.

Any help will be appreciated

i am  using W2k3 sp2, EXch 2003 sp2, 4Gb ram,

I have checke this link on instructions to setup BB server. I am wondering if it will still be the same.
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Wireless_Programming/Blackberry/Q_21940339.html
cchibongaAsked:
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michaelgoldsmithCommented:
I just installed BES Express on my Exchange 2007 server running on a Windows 2008 box. This is supported up to 75 devices. Any more and they recommend installing on a separate server. The install was very smooth as the docs are pretty clear as to pre-requisites and install steps.
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cchibongaAuthor Commented:
Can you provide me with the link on how to set it up? I have seen the prerequisite info but no steps
thanks.
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cchibongaAuthor Commented:
Also can the Blackberry Professional Enterprise coexist with the Blackberry Express enterprise version? We are thinking of keeping our licensed server and then building another blackberry server that is going to run the express version.
Is that possible to have different blackberry versions running in the same domain licensed and unlicensed?
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michaelgoldsmithCommented:
Not sure about the BES and BES Express coexisting, but the install can be found here:
http://docs.blackberry.com/ja-jp/admin/deliverables/14347/Install_the_BES_software_Xprs_998493_11.jsp
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cchibongaAuthor Commented:
so i setup the server and installed the blackberry express. however when i go into the administration site i and try to add a user by going to "create a user" the only option i get is "cancel".. also when i am loggin into the site i get 2 options one is to log in as "active directory" which lets me in..the other is using " bberry administration service" option which i can't figure out the user name and password for it.

i don;t know if the 2 are related.
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michaelgoldsmithCommented:
I followed the install directions and created a user name of besadmin on my domain. This is the account I use to log in.

When I add a user (create user) I just type part of the name and it gives me any matches in AD.
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cchibongaAuthor Commented:
i did the same but its not doing it for me i used a different usersname bbexpress but gave it the same access rights.
Also during installation it did not give me an option to enter the SRp key and the authentication key. i only had an option for the license key. Infact after i hit next it does not give me the option to enter my exchange server name like it says in the video.
how can i manually add my microsft exchange server to the installation. As it does not see it for some reason. maybe thats why it not giving me option to add because it is not seeing my exchange server. it sees active directory coz i can add administrators but not regular users.
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michaelgoldsmithCommented:
I would remove and re-install using the guides - not sure what video you are mentioning.

Make sure you have the latest version and  that your pre-requisites are completed.

http://docs.blackberry.com/ja-jp/admin/deliverables/14347/Installing_the_BES_software_280300_11.jsp
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cchibongaAuthor Commented:
I figured it out guys.. i had to call RIM about it. Strangely the fact that i had terminal server services installed was causing the problem. Really weird right?
Anyways i uninstalled terminal server services and i was able to perform installation with no problem. Thanks for you help guys.
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michaelgoldsmithCommented:
Good luck with the BES Express.
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cchibongaAuthor Commented:
thanks for all your help Michaelgoldsmith.
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cchibongaAuthor Commented:
how do i close this question since i resolved it on my own?
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ltechsolutionsCEOCommented:
accept your answer as the solution
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