For Windows Server 2008, the RSAT package is copied to the server by default when you install Windows, but it is not installed by default. You install individual tools by using Server Manager. ADSI Edit is included under Role Administration Tools, Active Directory Domain Services Tools, Active Directory Domain Controller Tools. For details about installing Remote Server Administration Tools, see .
To prepare the schema of the current forest
1.Log on to a server in your forest as a member of the SchemaAdmins group and with Administrator rights on the Schema Master.
2.From the Office Communications Server installation folder or CD, run SetupEE.exe (for Enterprise Edition server consolidated configuration) or SetupSE.exe (for Standard Edition server) to start the deployment tool.
3.Click Prepare Environment.
4.Click Prepare Active Directory.
5.At Prep Schema, click Run.
6.On the Welcome to the Schema Preparation Wizard page, click Next.
7.Do one of the following:
Click Default: Schema files are located in the same directory as Setup.
Click Browse and navigate to the directory where the schema files are located.
9.On the Ready to Prepare Schema page, verify your current settings and then click Next.
10.On the Schema Preparation Wizard has completed page, click View Log.
11.Under the Action column, expand Schema Prep, look for <Success> Execution Result at the end of each task to verify that schema preparation completed successfully, close the log, and then click Finish.
12.Wait for Active Directory replication to complete or force replication to all the domain controllers listed in the Active Directory Sites and Services snap-in for the forest root domain controller. Force replication between the domain controllers in all Active Directory sites to cause replication within the sites to occur within minutes.
13.Manually verify that schema preparation ran successfully and that the schema changes replicated to root domain and child domains, as described in the following procedure.
To manually verify schema preparation and replication
1.Log on to a member server as a member of the EnterpriseAdmins group.
2.Open ADSI Edit by clicking Start, clicking All Programs, clicking Administrative Tools, and then clicking ADSI Edit.
Alternatively, you can run adsiedit.msc from the command line.