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I have two Windows 2003 R2 Standard DC SP2 and one Windows 2003 R2 Enterprise 64Bit trying to get exchange 2007 entrprise and the install says My network is in mixed mode

I ran LDP.exe and here is the results for both DC;s

ld = ldap_open("tgcs002", 389);
Established connection to tgcs002.
Retrieving base DSA information...
Result <0>: (null)
Matched DNs:
Getting 1 entries:
>> Dn:
      1> currentTime: 09/08/2010 05:51:48 Eastern Standard Time Eastern Daylight Time;
      1> subschemaSubentry: CN=Aggregate,CN=Schema,CN=Configuration,DC=our,DC=network,DC=tgcsnet,DC=com;
      1> dsServiceName: CN=NTDS Settings,CN=TGCS002,CN=Servers,CN=Default-First-Site-Name,CN=Sites,CN=Configuration,DC=our,DC=network,DC=tgcsnet,DC=com;
      5> namingContexts: DC=our,DC=network,DC=tgcsnet,DC=com; CN=Configuration,DC=our,DC=network,DC=tgcsnet,DC=com; CN=Schema,CN=Configuration,DC=our,DC=network,DC=tgcsnet,DC=com; DC=ForestDnsZones,DC=our,DC=network,DC=tgcsnet,DC=com; DC=DomainDnsZones,DC=our,DC=network,DC=tgcsnet,DC=com;
      1> defaultNamingContext: DC=our,DC=network,DC=tgcsnet,DC=com;
      1> schemaNamingContext: CN=Schema,CN=Configuration,DC=our,DC=network,DC=tgcsnet,DC=com;
      1> configurationNamingContext: CN=Configuration,DC=our,DC=network,DC=tgcsnet,DC=com;
      1> rootDomainNamingContext: DC=our,DC=network,DC=tgcsnet,DC=com;
      23> supportedControl: 1.2.840.113556.1.4.319; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.801; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.473; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.528; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.417; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.619; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.841; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.529; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.805; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.521; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.970; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.1338; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.474; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.1339; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.1340; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.1413; 2.16.840.1.113730.3.4.9; 2.16.840.1.113730.3.4.10; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.1504; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.1852; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.802; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.1907; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.1948;
      2> supportedLDAPVersion: 3; 2;
      12> supportedLDAPPolicies: MaxPoolThreads; MaxDatagramRecv; MaxReceiveBuffer; InitRecvTimeout; MaxConnections; MaxConnIdleTime; MaxPageSize; MaxQueryDuration; MaxTempTableSize; MaxResultSetSize; MaxNotificationPerConn; MaxValRange;
      1> highestCommittedUSN: 916315;
      4> supportedSASLMechanisms: GSSAPI; GSS-SPNEGO; EXTERNAL; DIGEST-MD5;
      1> dnsHostName: tgcs002.our.network.tgcsnet.com;
      1> ldapServiceName: our.network.tgcsnet.com:tgcs002$@OUR.NETWORK.TGCSNET.COM;
      1> serverName: CN=TGCS002,CN=Servers,CN=Default-First-Site-Name,CN=Sites,CN=Configuration,DC=our,DC=network,DC=tgcsnet,DC=com;
      3> supportedCapabilities: 1.2.840.113556.1.4.800; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.1670; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.1791;
      1> isSynchronized: TRUE;
      1> isGlobalCatalogReady: TRUE;
      1> domainFunctionality: 2 = ( DS_BEHAVIOR_WIN2003 );
      1> forestFunctionality: 0 = ( DS_BEHAVIOR_WIN2000 );
      1> domainControllerFunctionality: 2 = ( DS_BEHAVIOR_WIN2003 );
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0x0 = ldap_unbind(ld);
ld = ldap_open("tgcs001", 389);
Established connection to tgcs001.
Retrieving base DSA information...
Result <0>: (null)
Matched DNs:
Getting 1 entries:
>> Dn:
      1> currentTime: 09/08/2010 05:53:39 Eastern Standard Time Eastern Daylight Time;
      1> subschemaSubentry: CN=Aggregate,CN=Schema,CN=Configuration,DC=our,DC=network,DC=tgcsnet,DC=com;
      1> dsServiceName: CN=NTDS Settings,CN=TGCS001,CN=Servers,CN=Default-First-Site-Name,CN=Sites,CN=Configuration,DC=our,DC=network,DC=tgcsnet,DC=com;
      5> namingContexts: DC=our,DC=network,DC=tgcsnet,DC=com; CN=Configuration,DC=our,DC=network,DC=tgcsnet,DC=com; CN=Schema,CN=Configuration,DC=our,DC=network,DC=tgcsnet,DC=com; DC=ForestDnsZones,DC=our,DC=network,DC=tgcsnet,DC=com; DC=DomainDnsZones,DC=our,DC=network,DC=tgcsnet,DC=com;
      1> defaultNamingContext: DC=our,DC=network,DC=tgcsnet,DC=com;
      1> schemaNamingContext: CN=Schema,CN=Configuration,DC=our,DC=network,DC=tgcsnet,DC=com;
      1> configurationNamingContext: CN=Configuration,DC=our,DC=network,DC=tgcsnet,DC=com;
      1> rootDomainNamingContext: DC=our,DC=network,DC=tgcsnet,DC=com;
      23> supportedControl: 1.2.840.113556.1.4.319; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.801; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.473; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.528; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.417; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.619; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.841; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.529; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.805; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.521; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.970; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.1338; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.474; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.1339; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.1340; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.1413; 2.16.840.1.113730.3.4.9; 2.16.840.1.113730.3.4.10; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.1504; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.1852; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.802; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.1907; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.1948;
      2> supportedLDAPVersion: 3; 2;
      12> supportedLDAPPolicies: MaxPoolThreads; MaxDatagramRecv; MaxReceiveBuffer; InitRecvTimeout; MaxConnections; MaxConnIdleTime; MaxPageSize; MaxQueryDuration; MaxTempTableSize; MaxResultSetSize; MaxNotificationPerConn; MaxValRange;
      1> highestCommittedUSN: 517039;
      4> supportedSASLMechanisms: GSSAPI; GSS-SPNEGO; EXTERNAL; DIGEST-MD5;
      1> dnsHostName: tgcs001.our.network.tgcsnet.com;
      1> ldapServiceName: our.network.tgcsnet.com:tgcs001$@OUR.NETWORK.TGCSNET.COM;
      1> serverName: CN=TGCS001,CN=Servers,CN=Default-First-Site-Name,CN=Sites,CN=Configuration,DC=our,DC=network,DC=tgcsnet,DC=com;
      3> supportedCapabilities: 1.2.840.113556.1.4.800; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.1670; 1.2.840.113556.1.4.1791;
      1> isSynchronized: TRUE;
      1> isGlobalCatalogReady: FALSE;
      1> domainFunctionality: 2 = ( DS_BEHAVIOR_WIN2003 );
      1> forestFunctionality: 0 = ( DS_BEHAVIOR_WIN2000 );
      1> domainControllerFunctionality: 2 = ( DS_BEHAVIOR_WIN2003 );
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Not sure how to change the mode back to native

what util can I do that with?

What line is it in this report the shows that it is in mixed mode?

Thanks

Tom
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Open ADUC, right click on the domain and select "Raise Domain Functional Level"
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... once the level has been raised it cant be lowered...
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When I opened ADUC and tried to raise the level I got this

Current Domain function level is Windows Server 2003

The doamin is at the hightest level

Am I running native or mixed mode can you tell from my first post? if not what can I do to proove it?
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by:Swapnil Prajapati
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From the LDP result i can see that your Domain level is 2003 but your forest functional level is mixed as it says forestFunctionality: 0 = ( DS_BEHAVIOR_WIN2000 );

I think you need to raise your forest level to Native from Mixed
You need to goto Active Directory Domain and Trust and then you have to raise your forest functional level from mixed to Windows 2003 Native.
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Thanks

I have one windows 2000 server running exchange serve 2000 on my network once I get exchange 2007 running on my windows 2003 server then I can take the windows 2000 server offline and make that change what you think
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by:Swapnil Prajapati
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Might Be the following link help you for your transition for Exchange from 2000 to 2007

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa996719%28EXCHG.80%29.aspx

Once you successfully Transit your exchange server to 2007 you can Raise your Forest functional level to Windows 2003 Native.
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You don't need to take the Windows 2000 server offline as it is only a member server. But if you're changing the forest functional level, that means that you cannot have or implement (even later on) a DC running Windows 2000 in your forest, assuming that you have more than one domain. Ever! If you're not running any Windows 2000 DCs then go right ahead.
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