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Exchange server -2007


I have one root domain Glogix.com,which is havinbg all AD roles but my exchange server 2007 sp1 is installed into child domain that is ind.Glogix.com,

When i ran the \schemamaster swich on root doamin(Glogix.com) then it is completed successfully.Now when i am trying to run /PrepareAD switch into child Domain(Ind.Glogix.com) then i am getting beloww error message..

 "Setup needs to contact the Active Directory schema master but this computer is not in the same Active Directory domain as the schema master. "

I have alreday tested that my Exchange server 2007 that is child domain able to communicate with schema master into Root domain(Gloigx.com).

Please assist..on this.


1 Solution

Are the DC's all 64 bit? Can you confirm that the service pack of the Exchange media that was used to upgrade the schema is the same level of the prepareAD command.

Have you review this - http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/exchangesvrgeneral/thread/5c129f9c-7e46-4465-b8fe-c2fc80f90262
The user account from which you are running the PrepareAD switch into child Domain, needs to have Exchange full administrator rights in your root domain. Can you verify if you have the same rights ?
AmitIT ArchitectCommented:
You need to be a member of Enterprise and Schema Admin Group.
Suliman Abu KharroubIT Consultant Commented:
You should run it on the schema master itself.

to find the schema master run : netdom query FSMO.

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