Question: How To Install Exchange Server 2010 Prerequisites

Question: how To Install Exchange Server 2008 Prerequisites On Windows Server 2008 R2.


  1. Install .NET 3.5 with SP1 using Server Manager
  2. Windows Server 2008 R2 is using Powershell for the prerequisites install therefore we need to prepare Powershell for this.
  3. Enable Powershell to run scripts by issuing the following command form PowerShell

Set-ExecutionPolicy unrestricted

4. Import server manager module to PowerShell using the following command:

Import-Module ServerManager

5. For the first server that will run the Hub transport and CAS use the following command in PowerShell (for list of role install combination go to )

Add-WindowsFeature NET-Framework,RSAT-ADDS,Web-Server,Web-Basic-Auth,Web-Windows-Auth,Web-Metabase,Web-Net-Ext,Web-Lgcy-Mgmt-Console,WAS-Process-Model,RSAT-Web-Server,Web-ISAPI-Ext,Web-Digest-Auth,Web-Dyn-Compression,NET-HTTP-Activation,RPC-Over-HTTP-Proxy -Restart

6. For a mailbox server and CAS use the following command:

Add-WindowsFeature NET-Framework,RSAT-ADDS,Web-Server,Web-Basic-Auth,Web-Windows-Auth,Web-Metabase,Web-Net-Ext,Web-Lgcy-Mgmt-Console,WAS-Process-Model,RSAT-Web-Server,Web-ISAPI-Ext,Web-Digest-Auth,Web-Dyn-Compression,NET-HTTP-Activation,RPC-Over-HTTP-Proxy –Restart