Upgrading Exchange Server 5.5 to Exchange 2003 in a Medium-Sized Organization

    This deployment kit, Upgrading Exchange Server 5.5 to Exchange Server 2003 in a Medium-Sized Organization, includes four technical articles.
    • Version:


      File Name:

      Exchange 5.5 to 2003 Deployment Kit.exe

      Date Published:


      File Size:

      4.4 MB

        The technical articles in this deployment kit were created to help information technology (IT) professionals from medium-sized organizations understand what is involved in using the standard deployment method to upgrade to Microsoft Windows Server™ 2003 Active Directory and Exchange Server 2003.

        • The first article (Overview: Strategies for Upgrading Exchange Server 5.5 to Exchange Server 2003) contains a high-level introduction of the process for upgrading from Exchange Server 5.5 to Exchange Server 2003.
        • The second article (Exchange Server 5.5 Standard Deployment Method Overview – Is This the Right Strategy for You?) helps you determine if the standard deployment method is the right upgrade path for your Exchange 5.5 Server organization.
        • The third article (In-Place Upgrade of Microsoft Windows and Active Directory) outlines the steps required to plan, design, and implement an upgrade from Windows NT 4.0 to Windows Server 2003 Active Directory using the in-place upgrade process.
        • The fourth article (Upgrading Exchange Server 5.5 to Exchange Server 2003 Using the Standard Deployment Method) outlines the steps required to plan, design, and upgrade your Exchange Server 5.5 organization to Exchange Server 2003 using the standard deployment method.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows 2000, Windows 2000 Advanced Server, Windows 2000 Professional Edition , Windows 2000 Server, Windows 2000 Service Pack 2, Windows 2000 Service Pack 3, Windows 2000 Service Pack 4, Windows Server 2003

        • The file is a Microsoft Word 2003 document. Users who do not have Microsoft Word can view this document through the downloadable Word 2003 Viewer.
        1. Click the Download button on this page to start the download
        2. Do one of the following:
          • To start the installation immediately, click Run.
          • To save the download to your computer for installation at a later time, click Save.
          • To cancel the installation, click Cancel.

    Popular downloads

    Loading your results, please wait...

    Free PC updates

    • Security patches
    • Software updates
    • Service packs
    • Hardware drivers

    Microsoft suggests

    Download a free trial of Windows Server 2012 R2.
    Windows Server 2012 R2 free trial
    Experience the new and enhanced capabilities.
    Free trial