Unattended Installation of Exchange 2013

Performing an unattended installation of Exchange 2013 is pretty simple. This is useful if you want to install exchange using custom settings such as renaming the default database or placing the database or log files on separate drives etc. From the installation media folder open command prompt and use the following command line switches to… Read More

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Installing Exchange 2013 Server Pre-requisites

To install Exchange Server 2013 requires certain roles and features. These can be automatically installed via the GUI install of Exchange Server, however it is more efficient to install these via PowerShell Powershell Command Install-WindowsFeature AS-HTTP-Activation, Desktop-Experience, NET-Framework-45-Features, RPC-over-HTTP-proxy, RSAT-Clustering, RSAT-Clustering-CmdInterface, RSAT-Clustering-Mgmt, RSAT-Clustering-PowerShell, Web-Mgmt-Console, WAS-Process-Model, Web-Asp-Net45, Web-Basic-Auth, Web-Client-Auth, Web-Digest-Auth, Web-Dir-Browsing, Web-Dyn-Compression, Web-Http-Errors, Web-Http-Logging, Web-Http-Redirect, Web-Http-Tracing,… Read More

Powershell Scripts to Export and Import Legacy Exchange X500 addresses

When migrating across AD forests or even performing an offline exchange migration the most over looked process is migrating the user’s legacy X500 address. The reason this is so important is because local email is delivered using the x500 address rather than the SMTP address normally associated with internet email. When you move the user… Read More