Install Exchange 2016 in Windows Server 2016

This post is showing you how to install Exchange 2016 in Windows Server 2016. Here is a pretty good step by step,, Somehow it doesn’t work if your Windows Server is 2016.

You need to do extra 3 steps to get the installation started.

1. Download and install Unified Communications Managed API 4.0 Runtime

2. Download and install Cumulative Update for Windows Server 2016 for x64-based Systems (KB3206632)

3. Download Exchange from here Cumulative Update 8 for Exchange Server 2016 (KB4035145)

You can forget about the Exchange server 2016 with 1.7 GB that you downloaded. That will not work. You will see the following error if you use that file.

The Windows component Server-Gui-Mgmt-Infra isn’t installed on this computer and needs to be installed before Exchange Setup can begin.

Once you have done the additional 3 steps then you will be finish the Exchange 2016 installation like below.

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Since March 2011 Microsoft Live Spaces migrated to Wordpress ( till now, I have is over 1 million viewers. This blog is about more than 50% telling you how to resolve error messages, especial for Microsoft products. The blog also has a lot of guidance teaching you how to get stated certain Microsoft technologies. The blog also uses as a help to keep my memory. The blog is never meant to give people consulting services or silver bullet solutions. It is a contribution to the community. Thanks for your support over the years. Ming Man is Microsoft MVP since year 2006. He is a software development manager for a multinational company. With 25 years of experience in the IT field, he has developed system using Clipper, COBOL, VB5, VB6, VB.NET, Java and C #. He has been using Visual Studio (.NET) since the Beta back in year 2000. He and the team have developed many projects using .NET platform such as SCM, and HR based applications. He is familiar with the N-Tier design of business application and is also an expert with database experience in MS SQL, Oracle and AS 400.
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