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Migrating from Exchange 5.5 and BackOffice SBS to Exchange 2003 and Windows 2003

We are a small company (about 50 users), and would like to know if there is a good way to migrate from BackOffice Small Business Server to Windows Server 2003 and Exchange 2003? The Small Business Server is running Exchange 5.5.

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Here are step-by-step instructions from Microsoft: Upgrading to Windows Small Business Server 2003. For step-by-step instructions on how to migrate from a Windows NT 4.0 server, see Migrating from Small Business Server 4.5 or Windows NT 4.0 Server to Windows Small Business Server 2003.

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  • This was first published in May 2006

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