Step 1: Prerequisites

May 30, 2018 | by iaur | posted as Configuration(2016), Exchange Onprem

Scenario: Installation of Exchange Server on your Active Directory

  • Install the latest Windows Update
  • Install the Remote Tools Administration Pack
    • Open Windows PowerShell.
    • Install the Remote Tools Administration Pack using the following command:
Install-WindowsFeature RSAT-ADDS
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  • Install required Windows roles and features for Mailbox server role
    • Open Windows PowerShell.
    • Run the following command to install the required Windows components:
Install-WindowsFeature AS-HTTP-Activation, Server-Media-Foundation, 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, RSAT-ADDS
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  • Install the required Windows Components for Edge Transport server role
    • Open Windows PowerShell.
    • Run the following command to install the required Windows components:
Install-WindowsFeature ADLDS
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  • Prepare Schema

Download Exchange 2016

  1. Create a folder under the root directory and name it “Exchange”
  2. Run the Exchange-x64.exe and extract it to the Exchange folder
  3.  Once completed, run PowerShell as an admin and enter below commands to access the directory
    cd\Exchange
  •  Install the software by using below commands. Make sure that the server doesn’t have any pending

    reboots and have enough disk space before running the commands.

.\Setup.exe /PrepareSchema /IAcceptExchangeServerLicenseTerms  
  • Refresh Schema(If Azure AD Sync)
PS C: \ cd \ Exchange 
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PS C: \ Exchange> . \ Setup. exe / PrepareSchema /IAcceptExchangeServerLicenseTerms 
Kelcome to Mi crosoft Exchange Server 2016 Unattended Setup 
Copying Files. 
File copy complete. 
Setup will now collect additional information needed for installation.

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