SP3 upgrade for Exchange 2007

Hey Guys,

I am planing to upgrade my exchange 2007 environment from SP2 to Sp3. I have SCC in 2 node Windows 2003 cluster, One UC, 2 HUB & 1 Edge. And UC  Box integrated with Lync 2010.
Guys can you give your inputs on this. what are things need to be considered and prerequisite before upgrading the SP3?
HaribaskaranAsked:
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Manpreet SIngh KhatraConnect With a Mentor Solutions Architect, Project LeadCommented:
1. Still i need to prepare schema before applying the Sp3? - Yes
2. what are the sequences i need install Sp3?
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff607233%28v=EXCHG.80%29.aspx

Upgrading to Exchange 2007 SP3
We recommend that you upgrade your servers that are running the Mailbox server role after you upgrade your servers that are running the server roles in the following list. Upgrade your computers in the following order:

Client Access servers
Unified Messaging servers
Hub Transport servers
Edge Transport servers
Mailbox servers

- Rancy
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Manpreet SIngh KhatraSolutions Architect, Project LeadCommented:
Yours is a Complex environment with many a things dependent on others as as SP has changes so its very indepth to understand it wont affect the connection\partnership with other applications

- Rancy
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HaribaskaranAuthor Commented:
OK. Can you briefly prvoide some idea what are thigns need to be considered before updating the Sp3?

1) Acatualy we have 2008 AD but my exchange servers all are running in windw02 2003.
 Still i need to prepare schema before applying the Sp3?
2) what are the sequences i need install Sp3? like
1) HUB
2) Edge
3) Mailbox
4) UC

Or DR servers?

Will be appreciated if you provide more information on this.
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HaribaskaranAuthor Commented:
Thanks Rancy for your inputs. this will helpful for me to preapre the plan. I will get back to you once I completed this SP3 upgrade activity.
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Manpreet SIngh KhatraSolutions Architect, Project LeadCommented:
Sure would like to hear back from you will help my experience as well

- Rancy
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