Daily Archives: November 7, 2005

Blogcast: Switching to Native mode

So this is the last in the blogcast series showing how to upgrade your Exchange Organisation from Exchange 5.5 to 2003.  This blogcast talks about switching your organisation to Native mode from the properties of the organisation and warning you about the possible problems that will occur if you make this permanent step.  Finally cleanup steps are taken to remove connection agreements from the Exchange 5.5 organisation  This blogcast runs for 1 minutes and 31 seconds.   View the blogcast here

Other blogcasts in this series:

1: Reviewing the Exchange Organistion

2:Creating the trust 

3: Assigning appropriate rights

4:Exploring Deployment tools and checklists

5:Preparing Active Directory

6: Using the Active Directory Migration Tool

7: Configuring the Active Directory Connector

8: Checking the Migrated User accounts

9: Creating a connection agreement

10: Verifying synchronisation

11: Starting to Install Exchange 2003

12: Using the Public Folder migration tool

13: Moving user mailboxes

14: Verifying mailboxes have moved

15: Removing the last Exchange 5.5 Server

So now you have all of the demo walkthroughs showing you how to migrate and upgrade to Exchange 2003.  Leave a comment and let me know what you think of the series.  Many thanks to the TechNet team in Redmond for taking the time to record these blogcasts.If you want to have a look at other blogcasts, there are some on Microsoft.com for you to browse through as well as the excellent infrastructure series that John Howard has been recording…