Improve company productivity with a Business Account.Sign Up

x
?
Solved

Installing Exchange 2010 in child domain

Posted on 2013-06-20
6
Medium Priority
?
560 Views
Last Modified: 2014-02-06
We have 800 users on exchange 2003:

root domain: abc.local
child domain: abc.domain.local

We have Exchange 2003 in the child domain only - abc.domain.local

We want to upgrade/transition to Exchange 2010 in same AD site and for only the child domain user mailboxes.

What setup / commands do we need to run (prepare ad / schema /legacypermissions etc) in each domain above. Please list step by step in correct order of execution.

thank you
0
Comment
Question by:jazmanuni
  • 3
  • 2
6 Comments
 
LVL 49

Accepted Solution

by:
Akhater earned 2000 total points
ID: 39265155
you need all of them

/PrepareLegacyPermissions
/PrepareSchema
/PrepareAD
/PrepareDomain:child.domain.com

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb125224(v=exchg.141).aspx
0
 

Author Comment

by:jazmanuni
ID: 39265228
Is that in root domain ? and what do I run in child domain, can you be more speciifc?
0
 
LVL 49

Expert Comment

by:Akhater
ID: 39265242
run them all from the root domain

for the last one you can simply change it with /PrepareAllDomains


f you need more info please just let me know
0
Problems using Powershell and Active Directory?

Managing Active Directory does not always have to be complicated.  If you are spending more time trying instead of doing, then it's time to look at something else. For nearly 20 years, AD admins around the world have used one tool for day-to-day AD management: Hyena. Discover why

 

Author Comment

by:jazmanuni
ID: 39279606
Can you confirm the order they should be executed? are these correct order?

/PrepareLegacyPermissions
/PrepareSchema
/PrepareAD
/PrepareAllDomains
0
 
LVL 49

Expert Comment

by:Akhater
ID: 39280573
yes these are indeed correct

thanks
0
 

Expert Comment

by:Russ Wrightson
ID: 39840175
Akhater,

In the Prepare AD and Domains white paper on Technet, it mentions that the setup/PrepareSchema command must be run on a 64-bit computer. I have the same environment as jazmanuni but I do not have a 64 bit machine in my empty root.

Thoughts?

thanks : -)
0

Featured Post

Has Powershell sent you back into the Stone Age?

If managing Active Directory using Windows Powershell® is making you feel like you stepped back in time, you are not alone.  For nearly 20 years, AD admins around the world have used one tool for day-to-day AD management: Hyena. Discover why.

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

Join & Write a Comment

Configure external lookups on for external mail flow on Exchange 2013 and Exchange 2016.
In a Cross Forest, the steps to migrate users are quite complicated and even in the official articles of Technet there is no clear recommendation on which approach to take .. From an experience, I mention and simplify which way to go and how to use …
This video tutorial shows you the steps to go through to set up what I believe to be the best email app on the android platform to read Exchange mail.  Get the app on your phone: The first step is to make sure you have the Samsung Email app on your …
Watch the video to know how one can repair corrupt Exchange OST file effortlessly and convert OST emails to MS Outlook PST file format by using Kernel for OST to PST converter tool. It can convert OST to MSG, MBOX, EML to access them. It can migrate…

584 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question