Here is a quick list:
- Plan your AD
- Implement your Windows 2000 based domain controller by either doing
in-place upgrade of your NT4 PDC or a brand-new domain. Inplace upgrade
- Go native on AD domain.
- Implement 2-way ADC recipient CA between E55 and AD
- Do E2k forestprep
- Do E2k domainprep
- Install Exchange 2000 by joining into existing E55 org
- Move users, PFs, connectors
- Decommission E55 servers
- Go native on E2k org.
This is user-transparent way..
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http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com and http://office.microsoft.com
Always run latest versions: W2k SP2, NT4 SP6a, E2k SP2, E55 SP4, Office XP
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> We are in the process of migrating 5.5 to 2000.
> I'm thinking of following process.
> this is just outlined process, of course there will be lot of
> but I'm just checking if this is what I need to do (just as outline).
> Please help me out...with few bullets or just in_case indeas ??
> 1. Install win2k in seperate box
> 2. Promote to Active Directory integrated DNS.
> 3. Establish the trust between NT 4.0 and 2000
> 4. Install Exchnage 2000 in seperate box
> 5. Join this exchange to 5.5 while installing.
> 6. Install Site Replicating Service and Active Directory Connector if
> is only one Exchange 5.5 is there.
> 7. Move the mailbox on the fly or use exmerge to move and restore mailbox.
> 8.Replicate the public folders.