Preparing for Implementation of Exchange 2003
Several tasks should be done prior to installing Exchange 2003. The choice of running Exchange 2003 on Windows 2000 or Windows 2003 affects the preinstallation steps that need to take place and the functionality of Exchange. Some tasks are optional, such as forest prep and domain prep (automatically done when setup is run), but most tasks are requirements that would stop the install process, such as having a Global Catalog available on the network or not having the NNTP service installed on the server where you are installing Exchange.
Implementing Active Directory
Before you install Exchange Server 2003 on your network you need to make sure that Active Directory is properly deployed. The Active Directory ...