Ask the Expert

Mixed mode vs. native mode Exchange Server

Can an Exchange Server 2003 work in "mixed mode" Active Directory or does it have to be "native mode" Active Directory?

    Requires Free Membership to View

Yes, you can run Exchange 2003 in either mixed mode or native mode. For a great explanation of the differences, please look at the Microsoft article Description of mixed mode and native mode in Exchange 2000 Server and in Exchange Server 2003.


Do you have comments on this Ask the Expert Q&A? Let us know.
Related information from SearchExchange.com:

  • Reference: Exchange Migration Learning Guide
  • Tip: Mixed mode vs. native mode: What's the difference?
  • Tip: Going native
  • Resource Center: Exchange 2003 tips and resources

  • This was first published in January 2006

    There are Comments. Add yours.

     
    TIP: Want to include a code block in your comment? Use <pre> or <code> tags around the desired text. Ex: <code>insert code</code>

    REGISTER or login:

    Forgot Password?
    By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy
    Sort by: OldestNewest

    Forgot Password?

    No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an email containing your password.

    Your password has been sent to: