Just wanted to share this with you guys. I’m in process of writing an article series on Exchange Setup. This article series explains the internal process behind the Exchange Setup.
The ordinary Exchange setup process is completely different from the cluster setup process. This article doesn’t explain how to install a Single Copy Cluster (Active/Passive) or CCR cluster in Exchange Server 2007. Instead it explains and covers the inside of Exchange Cluster Setup process and what happens before the cluster installation is invoked by the Exchange Setup.
The main focus of this article series is Exchange 2007. However we will also point out anything specific to Exchange 2003 as we go along.
The figure below has all the functions executed by the Exchange Setup before it starts to install the Exchange components.
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