Preparing the Active Directory and Domain for Exchange Server 2019

Today We are Discussing about Preparing Active Directory and Domain For Exchange Server 2019.Before we move on to installation of Exchange Server We have to prepare the environment for Exchange Server.

These are the Prerequisites Before installing Exchange Server 2019

  1. Install the .NET framework (4.7.2 or 4.7.1).
  2. Install Visual C++ Redistributable Packages for Visual Studio.
  3. Install Unified Communications Managed API.
  4. Reboot the computer system.
  5. Run Windows Powershell as an Administrator and input the following command –

Install-WindowsFeature RSAT-ADDS

  • Run the following command –

Install-WindowsFeature 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

This command will install the server prerequisites.

Start the command prompt and change the directory to the Exchange installation media path.

Run the command –

Setup.exe /PrepareSchema /IAcceptExchangeServerLicenseTerms

  1. Run the following command –

Setup.exe /PrepareAD /OrganizationName:”<organization name>” /IAcceptExchangeServerLicenseTerms

  1. Run the command –

Setup.exe /PrepareAllDomains /IAcceptExchangeServerLicenseTerms

The command will enable the Active Directory Domain for Exchange Server 2019.

This is the complete procedure of preparing the Active Directory and Domain for Exchange Server 2019.Now we can proceed the installation of Exchange Server 2019.

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