KBI 310229 Unable To Install The 2003 Exchange Management Tools On W2008


Argent Exchange Monitor – All


14 Oct 2010


Exchange 2003 Management Tools supported operating systems are, Windows Server 2000 and Windows Server 2003.

Technical Background

Error message ‘The “Internet Information Services Snap-In” component of the Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) is either not installed or disabled’ is received when attempting to install the Exchange 2003 Management tools on a Windows 2008 Server.

You can have Exchange 2003 SP2 servers in your Windows 2008 forest but not directly installed on a Windows 2008 Server. Therefore, you cannot install the Exchange Management Tools for Exchange 2003 on a computer running Windows Server 2008 OS.

MS Article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/931903


Using WMI account query method does not affect the functionality of the Argent Exchange Monitor.

You can find this drop down option under Argent Exchange Monitor > Administration > Licence Manager > Licensed Servers > Select the Properties of the licensed exchange server by using right click.