Friday, July 24, 2015

Installing Exchange 2016 on premises , prerequisite Task.


We will install Exchange 2016 into new Forest/Domain. In case you have missed E2016 preview  here is download link to try it out. Exchange 2016 is another major road map release for the greatest messaging application ever existed.

Installing Exchange 2016 Active Directory must meet following requirements

AD functional level;

  • Windows 2008 and the Schema Master ( FSMO ) running on Windows 2008 or later version
  • Windows 2012 R2 is required for all Exchange 2016 Server roles and management tools.

Active Directory Preparation;

NET Framework 4.5.2 on the computer that will be used to prepare Active Directory.

Install Remote Tools Administration Pack by running below PowerShell command

Install-WindowsFeature RSAT-ADDS


Mailbox Role;

Copy and paste the code below onto PowerShell command window.

Install-WindowsFeature AS-HTTP-Activation, Desktop-Experience, NET-Framework-45-Features, RPC-over-HTTP-proxy, RSAT-Clustering, RSAT-Clustering-CmdInterface, RSAT-Clustering-Mgmt, RSAT-Clustering-PowerShell, Web-Mgmt-Console, WAS-Process-Model, Web-Asp-Net45, Web-Basic-Auth, Web-Client-Auth, Web-Digest-Auth, Web-Dir-Browsing, Web-Dyn-Compression, Web-Http-Errors, Web-Http-Logging, Web-Http-Redirect, Web-Http-Tracing, Web-ISAPI-Ext, Web-ISAPI-Filter, Web-Lgcy-Mgmt-Console, Web-Metabase, Web-Mgmt-Console, Web-Mgmt-Service, Web-Net-Ext45, Web-Request-Monitor, Web-Server, Web-Stat-Compression, Web-Static-Content, Web-Windows-Auth, Web-WMI, Windows-Identity-Foundation



Reboot the server by typing below PowerShell and pressing enter

Shutdown -r -f -t 5

For EDGE Role

Installing EDGE ROLE

Install-WindowsFeature ADLDS

Now install ;





Now install Unified Communications Managed API 4.0



Now we are ready to perform Exchange 2016 install into new forest/domain.

Oz Casey, Dedeal  ( MVP North America)
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