exchange 2007 upgrade !!

Posted on 2011-10-11
Last Modified: 2013-01-20
can we inplace upgrade exchange2007 standard to exchange2007 enterprise
Question by:HitenderPotan
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    Accepted Solution

    Yes this is possible an straight forward. but remember it is one way upgrade, you can't downgrade later on.

    Upgrade Instructions
    The upgrade in place of how to upgrade from Exchange 2007 Standard to Exchange 2007 Enterprise
    is a one way upgrade (There is no downgrade option).
    To upgrade from Exchange 2007 Standard to Exchange 2007 Enterprise follow
    the instructions bellow:
    1. Open "Exchange Management Console".
    2. Navigate to “Server Configuration”.
    3. Right click on the server that need to be upgrade to Exchange 2007 Enterprise,
             and press on “Enter Product Key” button
    4. Complete the wizard.
    5. Restart the Exchange 2007 Services.
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    Expert Comment



    Yes, it is possible from inplace upgrade Exch2007 STD to Exch2007 Enterprise Edition.

    But ,There is no downgrade option.

    To Upgrade frm Exch STD to Enterprise EDition Follow the steps:

    a)open "Exch Managemnt Console"

    b)Navigate to "Server Configuration".

    c)Right clk on the server  that need to be upgrade to Exch 2007 Enterprise Edition

        And press on "Enter product key " button

    d)complete the wizard.

    e)Restart the server (or)Restart  Exchange 2007 services.

    Author Comment

    i have seen this on Microsoft KB, but i want to know is it only matter of key change only...or we have to make some changes in registry
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    Expert Comment

    no it is key change only and the software will recognize this change and operate under Enterprise version.
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    Expert Comment

    No, need to change the registry,software will identify and operate Enterprise version.
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    Expert Comment

    Dear mumbaiexperts,

    it worth to read others comments before suggesting yours, it is replica of mine with few words rearranging.


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