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How to verify exchange 2013 schema versions

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I have an exchange 2007 environment and will be prepping it for exchange 2013.

I will be running /preparead /alldomains /prepare schema from the exchange 2013 CU SP3 update itself.

The one thing I cannot find it what schema version numbers should I be at once this is completed. I search and cannot find the numbers.

Any thoughts.
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by:Seth Simmons
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take a look at this article; there are a couple ways to determine the version and it also shows the version number for each

How to determine the current Active Directory or Exchange Server schema version
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/556086
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I saw that but I don't see the version number for when you prep from the sp3 update.
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by:Seth Simmons
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ahh...this one has the CU updates

Prepare Active Directory and Domains
http://technet.microsoft.com/library/bb125224%28v=exchg.150%29.aspx
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awesome...thanks!
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by:Vijaya Babu Sekar
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You may refer the below link, It would be helpful, Thanks.

http://www.bhargavs.com/index.php/2009/11/20/verify-exchange-server-schema-version/
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by:Seth Simmons
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that site refers to the link i already posted
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Do I need to run forestprep when running preparead, prepareschema, preaprealldomains when running them from excvhmage 2013 cu sp3?
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forestprep is for adprep when installing a newer version of windows to be used as a domain controller; not for exchange installations and updates

if you look at the second link i posted (Prepare Active Directory and Domains) you will see the other switches you mentioned
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