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    can anyone tell me if exchange 2003 has a messenging service like exchange 2000 has? ive heard that the IM service hasnt been included on 2003. the other alternative is to use live communications server 2003 bu that has to be run on windows server 2003 (i think!)

    any help GREATLY appreciated

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    Re: exchange 2003 messenger

    Originally posted by sandeep
    can anyone tell me if exchange 2003 has a messenging service like exchange 2000 has? ive heard that the IM service hasnt been included on 2003. the other alternative is to use live communications server 2003 bu that has to be run on windows server 2003 (i think!)

    any help GREATLY appreciated
    That is correct, Exchange IM is not part of Exchange 2003. Check out the links at the bottom to see a 3-way feature set comparison between Exchange 5.5, 2000 & 2003.

    Exchange 2000 Conferencing Server has been discontinued. Detailed product information, downloads, and support options that can help you get the most out of your Exchange 2000 Conferencing Server installation are still available from the resources listed on this page. However, the features and functionality of Exchange 2000 Conferencing Server are now available in Microsoft Office Live Communications Server 2003 and Microsoft Office Live Meeting.


    Q. When was Exchange 2000 Conferencing Server discontinued?

    A. Exchange 2000 Conferencing Server was discontinued on January 31, 2004.



    Q. Why was Exchange 2000 Conferencing Server discontinued?

    A. Microsoft made the decision to combine enterprise-ready instant messaging (IM), presence awareness, and an extensible environment that enables organizations to develop customized real-time communication solutions with a familiar user experience and integrate them into the new Microsoft Office System programs.



    Q. Is there a replacement for Exchange 2000 Conferencing Server?

    A. Yes, many of the features and functionality previously offered in Exchange 2000 Conferencing Server can be found in Live Communications Server and Live Meeting along with an extensible environment enabling organizations to develop real-time communication solutions with a familiar user experience fully integrated into the new Microsoft Office System programs.



    Q. Can I still get support for Exchange 2000 Conferencing Server?

    A. Exchange 2000 Conferencing Server follows the standard Microsoft life-cycle policies for server product support. Exchange 2000 Conferencing Server mainstream support ends on December 31, 2005. Extended support ends on December 31, 2007.



    Q. What are main differences between the features of Exchange 2000 Conferencing Server, Live Communications Server, and Live Meeting?

    A. Live Communications Server and Live Meeting come with:

    Encrypted instant messaging and voice and video Internet conferencing
    Presence status integrated with Microsoft Office System programs and Microsoft SharePoint® Team Services sites
    Extensible environment for building presence awareness–enabled custom applications
    Controlled bandwidth consumption
    Attendance and meeting reporting
    Exchange 2000 Conferencing Server includes multiparty audio and video conferencing.

    For further information, review the Exchange 2000 Conferencing Server and Office Live real-time collaboration comparison chart.



    Q. What is the recommended real-time communications solution for Exchange 2000 Conferencing Server users?

    A. Install Live Communications Server for enterprise-grade instant messaging, voice, video, and presence awareness in Microsoft Office System programs and subscribe to Live Meeting for remote, interactive Web conferencing and presentations.



    Q. Does my company qualify for free Live Communication Server 2003 licenses?

    A. If you have Software Assurance (SA) or an Enterprise Agreement (EA) that is signed and valid as of October 1, 2003, you are entitled to an equivalent number of Live Communications Server CALs and/or Server Licenses—at no cost. Contact your Microsoft representative for more details about how to take advantage of this offer.



    Q. Does Office Live Communications Server require Windows Server 2003 or Exchange Server 2003?

    A. Live Communications Server requires Microsoft Windows Server™ 2003 and Microsoft Windows® Active Directory® directory service. Exchange Server 2003 is not required to run Live Communications Server. For more information about product-specific requirements, visit the Live Communications Server Product Information page on the Office Online site.
    http://www.microsoft.com/exchange/ev...#Collaboration
    http://www.microsoft.com/exchange/ev...encing/faq.asp
    Andrew

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