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Re: [K12OSN] smbldap with exchange mail server



Yup, I agree a virtual environment test is in order.  Thanks again for
the advice.

-Rob

Conrad Lawes wrote:
> Because of Exchange's reliance on AD,  you will have to replace before
> removing AD.  I suggest setting up  vmware virtual environment (sandbox)
> for proof-of-concept testing  to map out your migration strategy.
> 
> Cheers,
> Conrad
> 
> 
> On Thu, Jan 8, 2009 at 7:07 AM, Rob Owens <rowens ptd net
> <mailto:rowens ptd net>> wrote:
> 
>     I am willing to give up Exchange.  I was just hoping to take it one
>     step at a time.  Toying with user authentication is risky enough
>     (and a big enough job) without throwing email into the mix as well.
> 
>     Anyway, thanks for the response.
> 
>     -Rob
> 
>     On Wed, Jan 07, 2009 at 08:39:09PM -0500, Conrad Lawes wrote:
>     > Exchange is heavily dependent on Active Directory.   As much as I love
>     > Linux,  I would NOT recommend this route unless you are willing to
>     give up
>     > Exchange as well.
>     >
>     > Of course, there are many Exchange alternatives such as Zimbra,
>     Kerio Mail,
>     > and  Scalix.
>     >
>     >
>     > On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 2:15 PM, Rob Owens <rowens ptd net
>     <mailto:rowens ptd net>> wrote:
>     >
>     > > I have an existing Windows 2003 server that's running Active
>     Directory and
>     > > Exchange.  As part of my "baby steps" process, I'd like to
>     replace the AD
>     > > system with Samba/LDAP but keep the Exchange server for email
>     (for now).
>     > >  Does anybody have experience doing such a thing, and can
>     anybody offer me
>     > > any advice?  I fear that Exchange may complain when AD is turned
>     off...
>     > >
>     > > -Rob
>     > >
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