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Hello Guys..I'm having problem in setting up my exchange server 2003 in a test lab...
I have my dc on 2003 server which does my dns. I have installed another member server where i planned to install exchange 2003..My problem is when i try to do a forestprep i received the error message: please see attached file

I have alos done a dcdiag and netdiag..

Please help
thanks
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Question by:techlabtest
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by:Robby Swartenbroekx
ID: 39253338
Do you do the forest prep on the member server or on the dc?
It needs to be run on the DC.
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by:Manpreet SIngh Khatra
ID: 39253361
Are you using an account thats member of Schema, Enterprise and Domain Admins ?
I would also like you to check if you can check which server holds the FSMO roles and is the DC a GC as well ?

Lordpan sorry to say but it isnt necessary to run on a DC or GC server :(

- Rancy
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Amit earned 500 total points
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Whatever id you are using, add it to Enterprise, Schema and Domain Admin Group and then run the setup again. Any reason for 2003, this is pretty old and now almost out of MS support.
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by:techlabtest
ID: 39253396
My domain controller holds the fsmo roles...what you mean by GC?

thanks
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by:Manpreet SIngh Khatra
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GC means Global Catalog server and that is with a checkbox in ADSited and Services console and then the machine needs to be restarted

- Rancy
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by:techlabtest
ID: 39253462
yes it's a global catalog server...Enterprise, Schema and Domain Admin Group done too
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by:Amit
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whether you cloned this server from production? As i can see several replication errors..
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by:techlabtest
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yep..i will prefer to skip exchange 2003...i will go directly on exchange 2007....
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