Microsoft KB Archive/251817
Article ID: 251817
Article Last Modified on 2/27/2007
- Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server Standard Edition
- Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5 Standard Edition
This article was previously published under Q251817
After you install an Exchange Server 5.5 computer and then join the Exchange Server 5.5 site with an Exchange 2000 server, intrasite replication is forced manually between the two servers. When you attempt to join an Exchange Server 5.5 computer to the mixed Exchange Server 5.5/Exchange 2000 site, and you select the name of the Exchange 2000 server to join the site, you may receive the following error message during Setup:
If you click OK, you receive the same error message.
If you click OK a third time, Setup jumps to the final screen with the following error messages:
At this point, the only option is to click OK to quit Setup.
Adding an Exchange Server 5.5 computer to a pure Exchange 2000 administrative group does not work.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server.
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