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Forefront Security for Exchange Server upgrade required

[This topic is intended to address a specific issue called out by the Exchange Server Analyzer Tool. You should apply it only to systems that have had the Exchange Server Analyzer Tool run against them and are experiencing that specific issue. The Exchange Server Analyzer Tool, available as a free download, remotely collects configuration data from each server in the topology and automatically analyzes the data. The resulting report details important configuration issues, potential problems, and nondefault product settings. By following these recommendations, you can achieve better performance, scalability, reliability, and uptime. For more information about the tool or to download the latest versions, see "Microsoft Exchange Analyzers" at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=34707.]  

Applies to: Exchange Server 2007 SP1, Exchange Server 2007

Topic Last Modified: 2010-05-15

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Setup cannot complete the Exchange 2007 upgrade if the local computer is running a version of Microsoft Forefront Security for Exchange Server that is not supported for use with the following versions of Exchange 2007:

  • Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
  • Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2)
  • Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3 (SP3)

Exchange Setup requires that the version of Microsoft Forefront Security for Exchange Server are upgraded. Setup also requires that the Microsoft Forefront Security services are disabled before the Exchange Server 2007 upgrade can continue.

To resolve this issue, upgrade Microsoft Forefront Security version 10.0 for Exchange Server to Microsoft Forefront Security for Exchange Server SP1 or to a later version that is appropriate for the version of Exchange that you are installing. Then, disable the Microsoft Forefront Security for Exchange Server services before you resume the Exchange Server upgrade.

For more information about how to install a service pack or a software update to an Exchange Server that is running Forefront Security, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 929080, How to install a service pack or a software update on an Exchange Server computer that is running Forefront Security.

 
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