How to install the pre-requisites for Exchange Server 2013 on a Windows Server 2008 R2 server.
When connecting to the web enrollment page for Windows Server 2003 Certificate Services from a Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 client you may encounter a warning message that it cannot be used with this version of Windows.
A reader emailed me to ask how they can go about upgrading their current environment without breaking Exchange.
How to install the Exchange Server 2010 pre-requisites on Windows Server 2008.
After installing Windows Server 2008 Core you may wish to configure a static IP address and DNS servers. Microsoft guides you through the process of configuring the IP address and primary DNS server using the Netsh command, but what about additional DNS server IP addresses?
When you first login to a Windows Server 2008 Core installation you may find the desktop screen resolution is too small at 640×480 pixels. However the nature of the Core installation is that there is no graphical interface to modify the desktop resolution. Fortunately the changes can be made via the registry.
If you’re needing to do some SMTP testing using a Windows Server 2008 host you’re probably going to need a Telnet client. The Telnet client is not installed by default on Windows Server 2008, so you can use this ServerManagerCmd.exe one-liner to quickly install it:
C:\>servermanagercmd -i telnet-client
[Installation] Succeeded: [Telnet Client].
Success: Installation succeeded.
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A lot has been said in the Exchange community about the decision by Microsoft to remove (or not provide) Exchange Server 2007 awareness from the built-in backup utility shipped with Windows Server 2007. The MS Exchange Team blog explains that a little here : About 2 years ago, when the Exchange team started testing Exchange […]
Windows Server 2007 supports out of the box most of the pre-requisites for SQL Server 2005 with the exception of the IIS components required for some SQL Server 2005 features. To install the IIS 7.0 pre-requisite components to be able to perform a complete installation of SQL Server 2005 on Windows Server 2008 you can […]
Microsoft Technet has an excellent resource page for the Windows Server 2008 Server Manager (ServerManagerCMD.exe) command-line tool here. One of the highlights is a complete list of the role, role service, and feature command identifiers for installing Windows Server 2008 components. This is an excellent reference and very handy when configuring a Windows Server 2008 […]