Tag Archives: Exchange 2013

Exchange 2013 prerequisites for Windows Server 2008 R2

This article will walk you through installing the Exchange Server 2013 Pre-Requisites for Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1.  Follow the steps appropriate for the corresponding Mail Server role (Client Access and/or Mailbox). Mailbox role or combined Mailbox and Client Access roles Load the Server Manager module by opening PowerShell 'Run-as administrator': type: Import-Module ServerManager and press enter. Install the required Windows Components by copying and pasting the following into the PowerShell Read more [...]

Install Exchange 2013 prerequisites on Windows 2012

There are several procedures that need to be performed before you can Install Exchange 2013 on Windows Server 2012 or Windows 2012 R2.  This article outlines the software prerequisites for the Windows 2012 Server where you plan on installing Exchange 2013. Note: If you are installing Exchange 2013 on Windows 2012 R2 you must use Exchange 2013 SP1 (CU4) or later.  See this link for more details on Exchange 2013 OS compatibility. Prerequisites for Mailbox Server role or combined Mailbox and Client Read more [...]

Preparing to Install Exchange 2013 on Windows 2012 R2

Windows 2012 R2 is now a supported operating system after the long awaited release of Exchange 2013 SP1 on February 25th, 2014. Exchange 2013 is currently supported on: Windows 2008 R2 SP1 Windows 2012 Windows 2012 R2 (Exchange 2013 SP1 only) ** Follow this link to Install Exchange 2013 prerequisites on Windows 2012 or Windows 2012 R2 Exchange 2013 OS Support Chart: Read more [...]

How to install Windows Updates on DAG Members

Special steps are required when ndexnstalling Windows Updates and Rollups on Exchange DAG members.  This article explains the best way to install Windows Updates.  There is a different procedure required when installing Exchange Update Rollups on DAG Members. Steps to Install Windows Updates on Exchange DAG members: On the first server you are applying Windows Updates perform the following: 1) Perform server Switchover so that the server you are installing the updates on is not active: Read more [...]