RE: Upgrade from 5.5 to 2k, I did a mess....

  • From: "Mark Fugatt" <mark@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "'[ExchangeList]'" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 15 Jun 2003 02:06:36 -0400

If I remember correctly it?s the Display Name of the organization that
causes the problem, so in Exchange 5.5 Administrator, click on the
Organization Object and then go to File > Properties and change the Display
Name for the Organization object and then try to install Exchange 2000

Hope this helps

Mark Fugatt 
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-----Original Message-----
From: Darwin O. Solano [mailto:dar.solano@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Sunday, June 15, 2003 12:34 AM
To: [ExchangeList]

Hi all?
Last Saturday I began an Upgrade from Exchange 5.5 to Exchange 2K for a
client. The server were up to Sp3 on W2K and SP4 on Exchange, everything was
running smooth until I insert the Exchange 2K CD for the upgrade. The thing
was that the upgrade can not be done because the name of the organization
contains invalid characters; the character was an ?&? in the middle of the
name. The message told me that I have to change the name of the organization
thru the Admin console for Exchange 5.5.
I have tried everything to do it, but without success. Can anyone point me
in the correct direction to solve my upgrade.?

Darwin O. Solano

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