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Exchaneg 2007 SP3 Deployment

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We are looking to deploy SP3 for Exchange 2007.
Single AD forest with 4 child domains.
I am looking to do schema upgrade before we deploy Sp3

Can someone confirm if i am getting this right?
Use Entprise Admin ID and run SP3 setup on one of the root domain controller with schema master role.
1) setup /PrepareAD
2) setup /PrepareAllDomains

Will that be all??
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by:Viral Rathod
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You can install Exchange 2007 SP3 from SP2 with no issues

There is no need manually upgrade the AD schema before upgrading to SP3,When you install the SP3 it will automatically upgrade the AD schema

But make sure you have disabled Microsoft Forefront Security before installing Exch 2007 SP3

Also refer the following KB
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982423 

Ref : http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/Server_Software/Email_Servers/Exchange/Q_26612729.html
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by:Viral Rathod
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You can install Exchange 2007 SP3 with no issues

There is no need manually upgrade the AD schema before upgrading to SP3,When you install the SP3 it will automatically upgrade the AD schema

But make sure you have disabled Microsoft Forefront Security before installing Exch 2007 SP3

Also refer the following KB
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982423 

Ref : http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/Server_Software/Email_Servers/Exchange/Q_26612729.html 
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by:amku03
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well,

we have different domains in diff reqions and respective exchange admin will do their SP3 upgrade and thats why i wanted to do teh AD upgrade before hand on the root and all domains.

So if that sounds fine , do you think I have the right instructions set for preparing AD before hand?

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Viral Rathod earned 500 total points
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Yes ,You have the Right Information.

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by:amku03
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Thanks...
Quick additional one :  Do we need to disable Symantec Antivirus during Upgrade process??
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by:Viral Rathod
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No ,Only disable Microsoft Forefront Security.
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by:amku03
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I am running PrepareAD and got the following error:



11: CN=ms-Exch-Resource-Schema,CN=Schema,CN=Configuration,DC=Domain,DC=com
Entry DN: CN=ms-Exch-Resource-Schema,CN=Schema,CN=Configuration,DC=Domain,DC=com
Add error on line 180: No Such Attribute

The server side error is "The parameter is incorrect."

10 entries modified successfully.

An error has occurred in the program

*******

Please help
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by:amku03
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Please ignore my last note.
Found the possible cause  and related article:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/948214
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