Build Hosted Exchange

This section walks you through the deployment of the Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 servers.

Tasks Summary
  1. Prepare the Hosted E-mail Servers
  2. Prepare Active Directory for Hosted E-mail
  3. Deploy the Exchange Server 2007 Server Roles
  4. Deploy Provisioning for the Hosted Exchange Environment
  5. Configure Resource Manager for Exchange Server 2007 Services
  6. Install the Hosted E-mail Offline Address Book Batch Update Application
  7. Install and Configure Exchange Server 2007 Monitoring and Data Collection

Table: Exchange Server 2007 Server Media Prerequisites

Media Download location Notes
Windows PowerShell Windows PowerShell 1.0 English Language Installation Packages for Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 and for Windows XP Service Pack 2 Installed on domain controllers, Exchange servers, and Provisioning Engine servers
KB921181 An update is available that adds a file share witness feature and a configurable cluster heartbeats feature to Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1-based server clusters Installed on each cluster continuous replication (CCR) cluster node: (EXMBX01-Node1, EXMBX01-Node2)
Microsoft Management Console (MMC) 3.0 MMC 3.0 update is available for Windows Server 2003 and for Windows XP All Exchange Server 2007 servers
KB904639 Update for Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition (KB904639) All Mailbox servers with a 64-bit processor
KB918980 Update for Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition (KB918980) All Mailbox servers with a 64-bit processor
Microsoft Windows Media Encoder Windows Media Encoder 9 Series x64 Edition Unified Messaging Server Role (ExCASUM01)
Microsoft Windows Media Audio Voice Codec FIX: Availability of the Windows Media Audio 9 Voice codec for x64-based computers Unified Messaging Server Role (ExCASUM01)
KB926776 .NET 2.0 Update (x64) This hotfix is not discoverable on, so for 32-bit installs use the following .exe download: .NET 2.0 Update (x32)