Applies to: Exchange Server 2013
Topic Last Modified: 2012-11-16
You can use the Services snap-in in Microsoft Management Console (MMC) or cmd.exe at a command prompt to stop the Microsoft Exchange Unified Messaging service on a Mailbox server. There may be times when you need to stop this service, for example, when you have to take the Mailbox server offline. When you stop the Microsoft Exchange Unified Messaging service, the Mailbox server won't be able to accept and process incoming calls.
For additional management tasks related to Mailbox servers, see UM Services Procedures.
What do you need to know before you begin?
- Estimated time to complete: Less than 1 minute.
- To perform the following procedures, you must log on to the
Mailbox server by using an account that's a member of the local
- Verify that the Mailbox server is installed, either on the same
computer as the Client Access server or on a separate computer.
- For information about keyboard shortcuts that may apply to the
procedures in this topic, see Keyboard Shortcuts in
the Exchange Admin Center.
What do you want to do?
Use the MMC Services snap-in to stop the Microsoft Exchange Unified Messaging service
- Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
- In Control Panel, double-click Administrative Tools.
- In Administrative Tools, double-click
- In the Services details pane, right-click Microsoft
Exchange Unified Messaging, and then click Stop.
Use a command prompt to stop the Microsoft Exchange Unified Messaging service
- Click Start, and then click Run.
- In the Open box, type the following command, and then
net stop MSExchangeUM