RE: Migration from 5.5 to 2000 problem

  • From: "Hemmings, Rob" <Rob.Hemmings@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "[ExchangeList]" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 13 Jan 2004 15:11:46 -0000

When preparing schema for E2K
Setup.exe /forestprep
Setup.exe /domainprep
Two separate stages.....

Not sure about ADC... didn't do upgrade from Exch55, just clean install
to W2K AD

Hemmings, Rob
Bexley Mail Administrator / Postmaster
Senior Support Analyst 
Steria (Bexley) UK Ltd

-----Original Message-----
From: s.walker@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:s.walker@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: 13 January 2004 15:05
To: [ExchangeList]
Subject: [exchangelist] Migration from 5.5 to 2000 problem

Hi, we have an old windows 2000 server running 5.5 sp4. We have 
about 100 users. I want to install 2000 on a new server and 
eventually move all mail etc from the old to the new server. I was 
told to run "setup /forestprep /domainprep" on one of our domain 
controllers. I did this last week but it is not obvious if it has
1) How do I check to see if it has worked?
2) On reading various articles the subject of an Active Directory 
Connector (ADC) has now emerged. Should I have installed this 
first? If so how can I get round this now.

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