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 start the Microsoft Exchange Unified Messaging service on a Mailbox server. By default, the Microsoft Exchange Unified Messaging service is started after a Mailbox server is installed. However, there may be times when you have to restart the Microsoft Exchange Unified Messaging service manually, for example, when you've taken the Mailbox server offline and have to bring it back online.
When the Microsoft Exchange Unified Messaging service is started on a Mailbox server, the Mailbox server is available to answer and process incoming UM 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 start 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 Start.
Use a command prompt to start the Microsoft Exchange Unified Messaging service
- Click Start, and then click Run.
- In the Open box, type the following command, and then
net start MSExchangeUM