Exchange Deployment Tools
When you first place your Exchange 2003 CD in your CD-ROM drive, the Exchange Server 2003 Setup splash screen (shown in Figure 3.1) opens. From the initial menu, you have access to Exchange 2003 documentation and the deployment tools that are available for this version.Figure 3.1 Exchange 2003 Setup dialog box.
These tools are similar to the tools that were available for Exchange 2000, including the ForestPrep and DomainPrep utilities and utilities to verify the domain setup and network configuration. The following section covers preparing to install Exchange using some of these utilities.