Applies to: Exchange Server 2010 SP3, Exchange Server 2010 SP2
Topic Last Modified: 2012-02-21
With the Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 management tools, you can configure and manage your Exchange organization remotely. This topic explains how you can either use Setup.exe or unattended setup mode to install the Exchange 2010 management tools.
You can install the Exchange 2010 management tools on the following Windows operating systems:
- Windows 7
- Windows Vista with Service Pack 2 (SP2)
- Windows Server 2008 SP2
- Windows Server 2008 R2
You must ensure that each of your servers meets the appropriate prerequisites and system requirements before you begin your installation. For more information, see Exchange 2010 Prerequisites and Exchange 2010 System Requirements.
|After you install Exchange 2010 on a server, you must not change the server name. Renaming a server after you have installed an Exchange 2010 server role is not supported.|
Use Setup to install the Exchange 2010 management tools
- Log on to the server on which you want to install the Exchange
2010 management tools on, using a domain account that has local
- Insert the Exchange 2010 DVD into the DVD drive. When the
AutoPlay dialog appears, click Run Setup.exe under
Install or run program. If the AutoPlay dialog doesn't
appear, navigate to the root of the DVD and double-click Setup.exe.
Alternatively, browse to the location of your Exchange 2010
installation files and double-click Setup.exe.
- The Exchange Server 2010 Setup welcome screen appears. In the
Install section, the software listed for Step 1: Install
.NET Framework 3.5 SP1 and Step 2: Install Windows
PowerShell v2 was installed with the Exchange 2010
prerequisites. If these prerequisites aren't already installed,
click the appropriate step to install them.
- When Step 1, Step 2, and
Step 3 are listed as Installed, click Step
4: Install Microsoft Exchange.
Note: After your installation is complete, you can return to complete Step 5: Get critical updates for Microsoft Exchange.
- In the Exchange 2010 Setup wizard, on the Introduction
page, click Next.
- On the License Agreement page, select I accept the
terms in the license agreement, and then click Next.
- On the Error Reporting page, select whether you want to
enable or disable Exchange Error Reporting feature, and then click
- On the Installation Type page, click Custom Exchange
Server Installation. If you want to change the path for the
Exchange 2010 installation, click Browse, locate the
appropriate folder in the folder tree, and then click OK.
- On the Server Role Selection page, select Management
- If this is the first Exchange 2010 server in your organization,
on the Exchange Organization page, type a name for your
Exchange organization. The Exchange organization name can contain
only the following characters:
- A through Z
- a through z
- 0 through 9
- Space (not leading or trailing)
- Hyphen or dash
Note: The organization name can't contain more than 64 characters. The organization name can't be blank. If the organization name contains spaces, you must enclose it in quotation marks.
- A through Z
- On the Readiness Checks page, view the status to
determine if the organization and other prerequisite checks
completed successfully. If they have not completed successfully,
you must resolve any reported errors before you can install
Exchange 2010. You don't need to exit Setup when resolving some of
the prerequisite errors. After resolving a reported error, click
Retry to re-run the prerequisite check. Be sure to also
review any warnings that are reported. If all readiness checks have
completed successfully, click Install to install the
Exchange 2010 management tools.
- On the Completion page, click Finish.
Use unattended Setup mode to install the Exchange 2010 management tools
- Insert the Exchange 2010 DVD into the DVD drive, and then at
the command prompt navigate to the DVD drive, or navigate to the
network location of the Exchange 2010 installation files.
- At the command prompt, run the following command.
For more information, see Install Exchange 2010 in Unattended Mode.