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Using Exchange 2000 Server with Previous Versions of Exchange

There are tools and techniques for running Exchange 2000 Server in an organization that consists of servers running a previous version of Exchange.

Because Exchange 2000 Server is so closely integrated with Windows 2000, it does not contain a directory as previous versions of Exchange did. Instead, Exchange 2000 Server uses Active Directory for all directory services.

By using Active Directory Connector, you can configure an Exchange 2000 Server computer to share information with a computer running a previous version of Exchange. Active Directory Connector allows you to replicate information between Active Directory and your previous version of Exchange. You can add new Active Directory features, and continue to deploy Exchange 2000 Server, without disrupting your current Exchange organization.

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Coexisting with Previous Versions