Adding Exchange 2013 test server with exchange 2007

We are running Exchange 2007 on multiple servers in our environment.

I've been asked to bring up a 2013 exchange server to co-exsit ASAP.

Is it possible to bring a 2013 online with my 2007 so I can move a couple of users to it?

I know I have to expand the AD schema to support it, but just not sure if it will co-exsit or not without any issues. We are eventually upgrading to 2013 later this year, but I was ask to get one server online now.

Any thoughts on this?
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Pete LongTechnical ConsultantCommented:
Yes you need to have SP3 on all the Exchange 2007 Servers, and deploy Exchange 2013 From at Least version CU1 (CU2 is available).


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Pete LongTechnical ConsultantCommented:
This is a migration from 2010 but the process is much the same :)

Kindly go though this article

Which will help you to install Exchange 2013 in an existing exchange 2007 organization.

Senior IT System EngineerIT ProfessionalCommented:
is there any issue that we need to be aware of before cutting over to 2013 ?
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