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Unity on SBS?

Can Unity run on the small business edition of Exchange? <br><br>

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Anonymous
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Re: Unity on SBS?

No, Unity can't be installed on the small business version of Exchange.

The primary problem is the license for the SBS version wont accomodate us. The number of simultaneous connections is not sufficient to allow SA/AA access and the voice mail connections to the Exchange store on the box at the same time.



Jeff Lindborg
Unity Product Architect
Active Voice Corp
jlindborg@activevoice.com

Anonymous
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Re: Unity on SBS?

Just became a member of this user forum, and fell upon this note.

We successfully installed Unity on a separate server from our SBS... but our SBS isn't quite itself anymore.

The Exchange Server in SBS isn't a "completely official" version of Exchange Server. It would not replicate the database with our Unity installation of Exchange Server.

To resolve this we had to install a full brand-new copy of the official Exchange Server on our SBS, which trampled on our Pop3Gateway. Pop3Gateway is only designed to work on SBS 4.5.

Gawd! That Unity installation was one of the longest, most horrible installations I have ever experienced. Thank the Lord I was only assisting our Unity technician. So many days working until 2-3am and returning to work the next day at 7am!

The good word is that everything seems to be working: SBS, Exchange and Unity. We restored our Pop3Gateway software (I sure can't remember how! But don't tell Micro$oft! They said it was impossible to do!)

So... Yes, Unity can be installed in a SBS environment. It just ain't pretty.

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