Upgrading RC1 to 5.5 RTM (older thread, couldn't find it)

Upgrading RC1 to 5.5 RTM (older thread, couldn't find it)

Post by Alan Racze » Tue, 17 Mar 1998 04:00:00

Mr. Matheisen and "Witheld"

Couldn't find my original thread, sorry.

Okay, I relent. How about if I build up an Exchange 5.0 server ( I have
the RTM software), moved the users to this server, back it up, then when
I build the new 5.5 RTM server configure it exactly and restore the

My concern is that, and correct me if I am wrong, the data structures
are different between 5.0 and 5.5? I have downloaded the Backup and
Restore white paper, but have not gotten into it yet.

So is this a better scenario, and would I go about it the same way?


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