Friday , November 27 2015

Installing Exchange 2003 in Windows Server 2003

Microsoft Stopped Providing Downloads for “Exchange 2003 Sp1” Long back

Installiing Exchange 2003 with SP2 setup is not possible as its only a upgrade Setup

Step 1.

Installing Prerequisites

Start – Run – appwiz.cpl – “Add or Remove Windows Components”

Choose these Prerequisites ( ,IIS , SMTP ,NNTP , WWW)

Click ok

Install the prerequisites

Step 2.

Run the “Setup.exe” in the i386 folder

Step 3.

Choose “Typical”

Step 4.

“Create a Organization “

Step 5.

By Default the Org Name will be “First Organization”

Step 6.

Choose Next

Step 7.

You can ignore this pop up – It speaks about Security Groups of windows 2000

Step 8.

Setup will do a “Domain prep” and “Forest Prep” automatically

Step 9.

Click “Finish”

Great !!

You learnt to Install Exchange 2003 Now


About Satheshwaran Manoharan

Microsoft Exchange Server MVP , Publisher of Supporting/Deploying/Designing Microsoft Exchange for some years. Extensive experience on Microsoft Technologies.

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