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Detailed Steps to upgrade Windows 2000 AD to Windows 2003 AD

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Last Modified: 2012-05-12
Dear Expert,

We are still using windows 2000 Active Directory within our company (only one location).
There are two separate w2k Domain controllers in one forest and two separate exchange 2003 enterprise servers (installed on windows 2003 standard servers)

We would like to only upgrade to windows 2003 Active Directory without touching Exchange 2003 servers.

Can you give us some guidelines and detailed steps on how to perform this upgrade?
We do not want to touch the exchange 2003 environment.

Do we need to do any migration like ADMT for our existing objects such as desktops and other resource servers
or it is transparant in one shot.

I would like to just upgrade to windows 2003 AD and have the least changes in our existing environment without touching our existing exchange 2003 servers, desktops or other resouce servers.

Thanks a lot,

Charlie
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