To prepare the domain
  1. Log on to any server in the domain as a member of the DomainAdmins group.

  2. From the Office Communications Server installation folder or CD, run SetupSE.exe (for Standard Edition server) to start the deployment tool.

  3. Click Prepare Environment.

  4. Click Prepare Active Directory.

  5. At Prep Current Domain, click Run.

  6. On the Welcome to the Domain Preparation Wizardpage, click Next.

  7. On the Domain Preparation Informationpage, review the information, and then click Next.

  8. On the Ready to Prepare Domainpage, verify your current settings, and then click Next.

  9. On the Domain Preparation Wizard has completedpage, click View Log.

  10. Under the Actioncolumn, expand Domain Prep, look for <Success>Execution Result at the end of each task to verify that domain preparation completed successfully, close the log window, and then click Finish.

  11. Wait for Active Directory replication to complete or force replication to all the domain controllers listed in the Active Directory Sites and Servicessnap-in for the forest root domain controller.

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