Install Exchange Server 2016 CU2 Prerequisites Using PowerShell

In this article I’ll show you how to prepare your Windows Server 2012 R2 for Exchange Server 2016 CU Installation In three steps without using too many

GUI Interfaces and only using PowerShell cmdlets.

The first step In preparing Exchange Is to Install the Active Directory Tools using the cmdlet below:

Install-WindowsFeature RSAT-ADDS

Once done, copy the entire code below to PowerShell ISE

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, Web-ISAPI-Ext, Web-ISAPI-Filter, Web-Lgcy-Mgmt-Console, Web-Metabase, Web-Mgmt-Console, Web-Mgmt-Service, Web-Net-Ext45, Web-Request-Monitor, Web-Server, Web-Stat-Compression, Web-Static-Content, Web-Windows-Auth, Web-WMI, Windows-Identity-Foundation, RSAT-ADDS

Next Install the Microsoft Unified Communications API and you are done.

Microsoft Unified Communications Managed API 4.0, Core Runtime 64-bit