How to install Microsoft Exchange 2013 on Windows Server 2012


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:

1st Step:

You have to prepare the Active Directory by Installing the Open Windows PowerShell feature. Type Install-WindowsFeature RSAT-ADDS

2nd Step:

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.

3rd Step:

Download and install the following

  1. Microsoft Unified Communications Managed API 4.0 Core Runtime 64-bit

  2. Microsoft Office 2010 Filter Pack 64 bit

  3. Microsoft office 2010 Filter Pack SP1 64 bit

4th Step:

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

5th Step:

It is now time to prepare Schema. Open Windows PowerShell again then go to Setup Location. Run .\setup /PrepareSchema/IAcceptExchangeServerLicenceTerms

6th Step:

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

7th Step:

Once finished, the photo below should appear on your computer screen, it’s an introduction about the software. Choose next.

8th Step:

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.

9th Step:

Here, you can check the roles that you want your server to do. After that, click next.

10th Step:

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.

11th Step:

If you did the 4th Step, this will not appear on your computer screen. If not, then specify the name. Click next.

12th Step:

When this window appears, read it and choose whether you want it or not then click next.

13th Step:

Click Install and wait for it to finish.

14th Step:

The software will inform you if Setup is complete. Click finish.

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Microsoft Exchange 2013 on your windows server 2012!

This message was edited 1 time. Last update was at Apr. 08, 2014 01:14 PM