The Testing Phase: Validating the Plan to a Limited Number of Users

With the testing completed, the Exchange Server 2003 upgrade team has all the tools needed for a successful upgrade, if the steps outlined so far in this chapter have been followed. The Design document is updated based on the prototype testing results so that the end-state that the executives and decision-makers are expecting has been conceptually proven. Unpleasant surprises or frantic midnight emails requesting more budget are nonexistent. The roadmap of how to get to the end-state is created in detail, with the project schedule outlining the sequential steps to be taken and the Migration document providing the details of each step. Documentation on the exact server configurations ...

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