How to install Microsoft Exchange 2013 on Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Exchange is a server program that runs on Windows server and used as calendaring software, contact manager and mailing server. What makes it essential for work is that it has a simplified approach to disaster recovery and high availability. Users will experience reliability and lessen complexity while avoiding any information leakages. Basically, Microsoft Exchange is easy to deploy & maintain, secure & compliant and it will help ensures user-control while keeping high availability in communication.
Here's a step by step procedure on how to install Microsoft Exchange 2013 on Windows Server 2012:
You have to prepare the Active Directory by Installing the Open Windows PowerShell feature. Type Install-WindowsFeature RSAT-ADDS
Now that you have installed the Windows PowerShell Feature, the next step is to install all the “roles” in the Scenario. Open Windows PowerShell, run it and type Import-Module ServerManager
After that, type this:
Install-WindowsFeature AS-HTTP-Activation, Desktop-Experience, NET-Framework-45-Features, RPC-over-HTTP-proxy, RSAT-Clustering, RSAT-Clustering-CmdInterface, 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
Then type # Run Restart-Computer to Reboot the Server. Note that the commands provided here are not the same for single role servers.
Download and install the following
- Microsoft Unified Communications Managed API 4.0 Core Runtime 64-bit
- Microsoft Office 2010 Filter Pack 64 bit
- Microsoft office 2010 Filter Pack SP1 64 bit
Go back to ActiveDirectory and open up PowerShell then browse to Setup Location. Run .\setup/Prepared/IAcceptExchangeServerLicenseTerms/InsertOrganizationName
You can remove the Organization name by running Remove /OrganizationName Parameter
It is now time to prepare Schema. Open Windows PowerShell again then go to Setup Location. Run .\setup /PrepareSchema/IAcceptExchangeServerLicenceTerms
Let’s move on to prepare the Domain by opening the Windows PowerShell. Once opened browse to the Setup Location and run .\setup/Preparedomain/IAcceptExchangeServerLicenseTerms
For Child domain Scenarios run this: .\setup /Preparealldomains /IAcceptExchangeServerLicenseTerms
Once finished, the photo below should appear on your computer screen, it’s an introduction about the software. Choose next.
Decide whether you want to use the recommended settings or to manually configure it to your like. Once you have chosen the settings, click next.
Here, you can check the roles that you want your server to do. After that, click next.
The next window will ask you where you want to save the software; it’s recommended that you just choose the default setting. Click Next.
If you did the 4th Step, this will not appear on your computer screen. If not, then specify the name. Click next.
When this window appears, read it and choose whether you want it or not then click next.
Click Install and wait for it to finish.
The software will inform you if Setup is complete. Click finish.