SMBKitchen: Installing Exchange

  1. Log on to the second server as an administrator.
  2. Open your Internet browser, and then navigate to the Exchange Server Deployment Assistant website  – Susan note:  You’ll probably want to disable IE enhanced security otherwise you’ll be clicking through a ton of blocked social stuff.

  3. Click On-Premises Only.

  4. Click the new installation option for the version of Exchange Server that you will install.

    noteNote

    If you are migrating from an installation of Windows Small Business Server, you should select the appropriate upgrade option that covers the migration steps.

    You may want to actually do this wizard not from the server itself but from a workstation….

    In my case I’m

    Client Access and Mailbox server installation location

     

    Are you planning to install the Client Access and Mailbox server roles on the same or a different server?

    Exchange 2013 has two server roles: Mailbox and Client Access. During deployment, you can install the server roles on the same server or on different servers. Where you install these roles depends on the number of servers available, their physical capacities, and the layout of your network. For example, you might want to dedicate certain servers to specific functions. For more information, see Exchange 2013 System Requirements.

    Same server

    Different servers

     

    Doing this on the same server.

    I’m not Are you running a disjoint namespace?  Answer no.

    Do you have an existing Edge Transport server? Answer no.

    Also keep in mind:

    Exchange 2013 and Exchange Online support the following minimum versions of Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Entourage for Mac:

    Outlook 2003 won’t cut it.  You need later versions.


    And don’t forget

    To prepare the Exchange 2007 servers in your organization for coexistence with for Exchange 2013, you’ll need to install Update Rollup 10 (RU10) for Exchange 2007 Service Pack 3 (SP3) on all the Exchange 2007 servers in your organization before you can install Exchange 2013. The service pack is available in the Microsoft Download Center at Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3. The update rollup is available in the Microsoft Download Center at Update Rollup 10 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3 (KB2788321). (Although this topic isn’t an exact match, you can reference it for steps about how to upgrade to Exchange 2007 SP3: How to Upgrade to Exchange 2007 SP1)

    Also, in order for Exchange 2013 to coexist with previous versions of Exchange, all your Exchange 2013 servers must be running Cumulative Update 2 (CU2) for Exchange 2013. To download Exchange 2013 CU2, see Cumulative Updates for Exchange 2013.

     

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