ADC provides a method for replicating a Microsoft Exchange
Server version 5.5 directory with Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
Active Directory. You can perform replication in either direction,
depending on how you configure the
There are two versions of ADC. One version is included with Windows 2000 and the other is included with Exchange 2000. You should consider which version to use when managing ADC and coexistence with previous versions.
Important When setting up Connection Agreements, the Exchange 5.5 bridgehead server must be running Exchange version 5.5 Service Pack 1 (SP1) (SP3 recommended).
Use ADC to:
Use the Active Directory Users and Computers console to manage
Use the Exchange Administrator program to manage mailboxes, custom recipients, and distribution lists within the Exchange directory. When you perform directory replication from Exchange to Windows, the selected Exchange objects are added to Active Directory.
It is very important to ensure that directory replication is successful. After the replication from Exchange to Windows takes place, verify that the replication was successful by examining the Active Directory objects in Active Directory Users and Computers. After the replication from Windows to Exchange has taken place, verify that the replication was successful by examining the Exchange Directory objects in Exchange Administrator.
You can also verify replication using the Windows 2000 Event Viewer. You choose which replication events to log from the Active Directory Connector console.
This section contains the following topics:
For more information about Active Directory Connector, coexistence, and upgrading, see Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server Planning and Installation.