Well, you have to log in firstly with Enterprise administrator or a Shema admin
To run Exchange 2003 ForestPrep
Insert the Exchange CD into your CD-ROM drive.
On the Start
menu, click Run
, and then type E:\setup\i386\setup /ForestPrep
, where E
is your CD-ROM drive.
On the Welcome to the Microsoft Exchange Installation Wizard
page, click Next
On the License Agreement
page, read the agreement. If you accept the terms, click I agree
, and then click Next
On the Product Identification
page, type your 25-digit product key, and then click Next
On the Component Selection
page, ensure that Action
is set to ForestPrep
. If not, click the drop-down arrow, and then click ForestPrep
. Click Next
The ForestPrep option on the Component Selection page
|If ForestPrep does not appear under Action, you may have misspelled the "ForestPrep" command in Step 2. If this is the case, go back to Step 2 and retype the command.
On the Microsoft Exchange Server Administrator Account
page, in the Account
box, type the name of the account or group that is responsible for installing Exchange.
The Microsoft Exchange Server Administrator Account page
|The account that you specify will also have permission to use Exchange Administration Delegation Wizard to create other Exchange administrator accounts. For more information about Exchange Administration Delegation Wizard, see the Exchange Server 2003 Administration Guide (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=21769).
to start ForestPrep. After ForestPrep starts, you cannot cancel the process.
|Depending on your network topology and the speed of your Windows 2000 or Windows Server 2003 domain controller, ForestPrep may take a considerable amount of time to complete.
On the Completing the Microsoft Exchange Wizard
page, click Finish