You deploy Edge Servers by using the Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Deployment Wizard, which you access by running Setup.exe from the Office Communications Server 2007 R2 installation CD or, if you are deploying over the network, from the network share. From the Deployment Wizard, you can access multiple individual wizards that facilitate completion of Edge Server deployment tasks.

To install an Edge Server

  1. Log on to the computer on which you want to install your Edge Server as a member of the Administrators group.

  2. If Systems Management Server (SMS) is running on the computer, stop the SMS service.

  3. Start the Deployment Wizard by going to setup\amd64\setup.exe and double-clicking Setup.exe.

  4. Click Deploy Other Server Roles.

  5. Click Deploy Edge Server.

  6. Next to Step 1: Install Files for Edge Server, click Install.

  7. On the License Agreement page, click I accept the terms in the license agreement, and then click OK.

  8. On the Welcomepage of the Install Files for Edge Server Setup Wizard, click Next.

  9. On the Customer Informationpage, in User nametype your name, in Organizationtype the name of your organization, and then type your product key.

  10. Click Next.

  11. On the Install Locationpage, in Location, type the location where you want to install the Edge Server files, and then click Next.

  12. On the Confirm Installationpage, click Next.

  13. On the completion page, click Close.