attempting to install sp2 for Exchange 2007 - Error Active Directory Schema is not up to date

pancho15 used Ask the Experts™
Need to install sp2 for exchange 2007 - do I need to run, prepareSchema and prepare AD?  (

If so do I run from my exchange server or do I copy the Exchange sp2 files to my domain controller and run the setup with the command switches? (just a little confussed with this)

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There is a pre requesties for installing exchange 2007 service pack 2 like AD schema need to be prepare, etc..

Have a look at this article for step by step with all prerequesties

Hope this helps you

you have to do the following 4 tasks for the SP2 installation,
1.Extend the Schema
2.Prepare Active Directory
3.Install Windows Installer 4.5
4.Uninstall Interim Updates

Please refer the blog - for more details.
Install Exchange 2007 SP3. Don't waste time with SP2.

during the setup of EXCHANGE or a SERVICE PACK it will perform the setup /prepareSchema for you and the /PrepareAD if needed.

You can run it yourself if you want. You can run it from your exchange server as long as your account has Schema Admin rights and you have a good network connection to the Schema Master.

If you run /PrepareAD without updating the Schema first, then PrepareAD will run it for you



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