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How to install exchange 2010 in an exchange 2003 environment!

Posted on 2010-09-20
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To cut a long story short I started an install of 2010 remotely and then the 2003 server when down. When it came on i decided to reformat my 2008 server and redo exchange. However I kept getting an instability  error message and install wouldn't start so I decided to run adsiedit and go delete the administrative group that was pointing to the 2008 server. Install runs but now i get the message below. I just tried renaming my server to and running the install again and it still gives this error. I need some help please. My plan is to get this running so that i can decommission  the exchange 2003 that is already sitting on a server that overheats!


Summary: 5 item(s). 1 succeeded, 1 failed.
Elapsed time: 00:00:06
Preparing Setup
Completed

Elapsed Time: 00:00:04


Hub Transport Role
Failed

Error:
The following error was generated when "$error.Clear(); if ($server -eq $null) { new-exchangeserver -DomainController $RoleDomainController -Name $RoleNetBIOSName }" was run: "Could not find the default Administrative Group 'Exchange Administrative Group (FYDIBOHF23SPDLT)'.".

Could not find the default Administrative Group 'Exchange Administrative Group (FYDIBOHF23SPDLT)'.

Elapsed Time: 00:00:01


Client Access Role
Cancelled




Mailbox Role
Cancelled

Finalizing Setup
Cancelled


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Question by:lasanji
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by:Shreedhar Ette
ID: 33721997
Run Setup.com /preparead once and then try to install the Exchange.
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by:v_9mhdrf
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RESOLUTION:
- Run "Setup.com /PrepareAD" to regenerate the Default Exchange 2007 Admin Group
and properly prepare Active Directory for Exchange 2007.

And also please follow the article- 937358
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by:lasanji
ID: 33723873
I opened up the command prompt as an admin and navigated to the dvd drive and then ran the command setup.com /preparead
The command ran the unattended setup with no roles being installed.
The organization checks failed with the following message

A setup failure previously occurred while installing the Hub transport role. Wither run setup again for just this role, or remove the role using control panel
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by:lasanji
ID: 33724030
still got the same error message as before

Summary: 8 item(s). 4 succeeded, 1 failed.
Elapsed time: 00:02:48


Preparing Setup
Completed

Elapsed Time: 00:01:03


Stopping Services
Completed

Elapsed Time: 00:00:00


Copy Exchange Files
Completed

Elapsed Time: 00:00:30


Restoring services
Completed

Elapsed Time: 00:01:03


Hub Transport Role
Failed

Error:
The following error was generated when "$error.Clear(); if ($server -eq $null) { new-exchangeserver -DomainController $RoleDomainController -Name $RoleNetBIOSName }" was run: "Could not find the default Administrative Group 'Exchange Administrative Group (FYDIBOHF23SPDLT)'.".

Could not find the default Administrative Group 'Exchange Administrative Group (FYDIBOHF23SPDLT)'.

Elapsed Time: 00:00:11


Client Access Role
Cancelled




Mailbox Role
Cancelled




Finalizing Setup
Cancelled


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lasanji earned 0 total points
ID: 33731386
I finally got it!
I couldn't uninstall exchange so i had to manually uninstall it by stopping and siabling all exchange services, deleting the registry key values for the exchange +exchangeserver and then renaming the exchange folder.
Restarted the machine and then did a setup /m:recoverserver and then ran the schema and domain then installed exchanged.
The first error told me that the reg keys transport and then pickup weren't available.
All i had to do was create those keys manually and then it installed.
Thanks again for the input
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