Preparing Exchange 2007 SP1 in Windows Server 2003 SP2

There are steps to be done before installing Exchange 2007 SP1.

In Windows Server 2003. This is what I need to do:

  • I need to ensure it is upgraded to service pack 2 since I don’t have Windows Server 2003 R2. You can install service pack 2 right away without installing service pack 1
  • I Install .netframework 2.0 sp2 or above. I prefer to install .netframework 3.5
  • Microsoft Management Consosle (mmc) 2.0
  • Windows Server 2003 Power Shell 1.0  Knowledge Base KB KB926139
  • Cumulative Time Zone for windows server 2003 KB 931836
  • Joined Domain
  • ADAM for Edge Transport Server Exchange 2007 (Optional) (which is not in a domain member)


After that, extract the Exchange Server 2007 SP1 to local hard drive.

Run the setup to prepare the unattended installation

in Command Prompt:

– I sequently running the command

  • PrepareLegacy   – setup /PrepareLegacyExchangePermission
  • PrepareSchema – setup /PrepareSchema
  • PrepareAD        – setup /PrepareAD /OrganizationName:”netoverme”

2 responses to “Preparing Exchange 2007 SP1 in Windows Server 2003 SP2

  1. Pingback: Transition Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2007 « Netoverme's Blog

  2. I really like the notes that u wrote
    its so useful for me and thanks
    im looking forward for more
    configuration and installation guide
    Azizullah Salimy

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