I'm not that experience in SBS but I am in the process of installing
(upgrading) a client from SBS 4.5 to SBS2000 on a new server.
I am installing SBS2000 from scratch on the new server and bringing over the
data (including the e-mail boxes/data) from the old server to the new. (I'm
not installing sbs4.5 then installing sbs2000...when you start the install
for sbs2000, at some point it will ask you to insert the CD for 4.5 as proof
if you bought your sbs2000 as an upgrade)
There is a good MS knowledgebase paper on this migration process. It's in
two parts. (don't have the Q# at the moment, just do a search on
Thomas J. Kroljic
> hello all:
> I have a client that is ready for hardware and software upgrades on
> workstations and the server. I did not perform the original SBS
> and it is often somewhat flakey so I'd like to 'start from scratch' with
> new server.
> 1) if I take the new server and install the original SBS4.0 software, will
> be able to *cleanly* apply SBS2000 without to much difficulty?
> 2) would there be a simple enough way to port my SBS4.5 Exchange (on the
> server) to the SBS2000 (on the new server)?
> Thanks in advance.
> p.s. Are there any good books/whitepapers that will help me get up to
> quickly with 2000server and XP-Pro ???