During Exchange Server 2013 setup you may encounter error code 8224 running ldifde.exe to import schema file.
When you are preparing an Active Directory Forest for Exchange Server 2007 installation you may encounter an ldifde.exe error importing the schema file.
This article explains which upgrade paths are supported from Exchange 2003 to Exchange Server 2010, and under what scenarios you would want to use Exchange 2007 as an interim upgrade path.
An Exchange Best Practices Analyzer bug gives a misleading error report in scans of Exchange Server 2010 organizations.
During Exchange Server 2007 schema extension you may encounter a security descriptor error which will cause setup to fail.
In one of life’s “chicken and egg” situations I recently encountered the issue of promoting a Windows Server 2003 64-bit R2 server to be a Domain Controller in an environment with only Windows Server 2003 32-bit (non-R2) servers as existing Domain Controllers. DCPromo will tell you that the Forest has not been prepared for the […]
The Windows Server 2008 ServerManagerCmd.exe tool makes installing the Exchange Server 2007 pre-requisites a snap. In this example I am installing the pre-requisites for a typical Exchange Server 2007 installation (Mailbox Server, Client Access Server, Hub Transport Server). The components are installed using ServerManagerCmd.exe. The following commands can be executed in a command shell to […]