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Installing Microsoft® Exchange Server 2007 Lab Manual

Installing Microsoft® Exchange Server
2007

Objectives
After completing this lab, you will be able to:

● Verify prerequisites for a new Microsoft® Exchange Server 2007 installation.

● Install Exchange Server 2007 on a single server.

● Install Hub Transport Server, and Mailbox Server roles on a single Exchange server.

● Verify a successful installation.

● Use the built-in Exchange Server Best Practices Analyzer (ExBPA) to verify whether the new
installation complies with recommended best practices.

● Use the command line to perform an Exchange Server 2007 installation.

Estimated time to complete: 60 min

Computers used in this Lab:
SMBEX01

Exercise 1 - Installing Exchange Server 2007

Scenario
In this exercise, you will install a new Exchange Server 2007 server with the Mailbox
and Hub Transport Server roles on a single server using the GUI installation tools. You
will learn to check the pre-requisites using a pre-requisites scanner built into the
Exchange installation program. You will then install a new Exchange Server 2007
server with Mailbox and Hub server roles.

Northwind Traders, a small gourmet food distribution company, has made a decision to
implement Exchange Server 2007 as their e-mail system. They wish to install Exchange
Server 2007 on a single server running all Exchange Server roles. Northwind Traders
must make sure that the server is adequately prepared and that their network
environment meets the pre-requisites for a new Exchange installation.

Task 1: Prepare for a new Exchange Server 2007 installation.
Complete this Task on:
SMBEX01

a. Click Start, click All Programs, click Accessories, and then click Windows Explorer.

b. In the left pane, expand My Computer, expand Local Disk (C:), and then click the
Exchange Server 2007 BETA 2 folder to open it.

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The installation program is now ● Copying Exchange files (2 ½ minutes) ● Preparing Organization (in order to expedite this lab. On the License Agreement screen. and then click Next. click Install Microsoft Exchange. in the Install list. Note: On the Start screen. click Finish. On the Install screen click Close.aspx?LabID=749b794c-6bb8-4ed9-8921-0727b06331e7 (2 of 6)11/12/2010 9:58:04 AM . On the Microsoft Exchange Server Installation screen. select the Hub Transport Role and Mailbox Role and click Next. d. and Hub Transport server roles. Note: Wait for the installation to copy necessary files (approx 30 seconds). Task 3: Install Exchange Server 2007 on SMBEX01. e. The Exchange Management Console will open. On the Installation Type screen click Custom Exchange Server Installation and click Next. On the Error Reporting screen click No and click Next. Read the Warning that Outlook Web Access and ActiveSync will not work until a Client Access role is installed into the site. f. https://www. In the Client Settings screen click No and click Next. Complete this Task on: SMBEX01 a. Note: Wait for Exchange Server to install. On the Introduction screen click Next.Installing Microsoft® Exchange Server 2007 Lab Manual c.NET Framework 2. d. select the I accept option. note that the Install . On the Start screen. Complete this Task on: SMBEX01 Note: The Installation Pre-Checks scan has been completed successfully.0 and Install MMC 3. the organization has already been prepared) ● Installing the Hub Transport Role (4 ½ minutes) ● Installing the Mailbox Role (11 minutes) b.com/resources/virtuallabs/manualprint. click Install. b.0 links are disabled because these prerequisite components have already been installed for you. Note: Note that the server and environment will now be scanned for pre-requisites (approx 1 minute). c. a. g.exe. On the Server Role Selection screen.microsoft. On the Microsoft Exchange Server Installation screen. minimize it. Double-click Setup. c. Task 2: Choose to install Mailbox.

and then click Server Configuration. select New user and click Next. On the Introduction page. In the Password and Confirm Password boxes type P@ssw0rd and click Next.microsoft. click Managers and click OK. l. On the Exchange Management Console. g. In Select Organizational Unit. b. click New. in the Navigation Tree. Complete this Task on: SMBEX01 https://www. f. expand Microsoft Exchange. expand Recipient Configuration and then click Recipient Configuration. in the left pane. Task 5: View server configuration in Exchange Management Console. In Last Name box type Low.aspx?LabID=749b794c-6bb8-4ed9-8921-0727b06331e7 (3 of 6)11/12/2010 9:58:04 AM . d. ensure that User Mailbox is selected and click Next. In the Actions pane. In the Action Pane. Note: Notice that a database has been created with the name Mailbox Store c. Task 4: Create a new user. On the Completion page. On the New Mailbox page. Complete this Task on: SMBEX01 a. click New Mailbox. m. In the Confirm Exit dialog box click Yes. j. click Browse to select an Organizational Unit. k. n. In First Name box type Spencer. e. click Finish. b. On the Mailbox Settings page click Next. In the Exchange Management Console. In User logon name box type spencer. Task 6: Use the ExBPA tool to scan the new installation for compliance with recommended best practices. In the New Mailbox page.Installing Microsoft® Exchange Server 2007 Lab Manual e. c. Maximize the Exchange Management Console. i. h. click Manage Mailbox Role. In the Mailbox Information window. Leave Exchange Management Console running. Note: Notice that Mailbox and Hub Transport roles have been installed on the SMBEX01 server.com/resources/virtuallabs/manualprint. Complete this Task on: SMBEX01 a.

k. g. i.microsoft. A consultant hired by Northwind Traders recently created instructions for installing Exchange configurations by using command-line tools. Switch to the Exchange Management Console. e. n. Close the ExBPA.xml. In the Update and Customer Feedback screen. d. m. In Export report type NWTraders Post-Install report and click Save. In the Connect to Active Directory screen.aspx?LabID=749b794c-6bb8-4ed9-8921-0727b06331e7 (4 of 6)11/12/2010 9:58:04 AM . Task 1: Install an Exchange Server 2007 role by using command-line tool.Installing Microsoft® Exchange Server 2007 Lab Manual a. In the Toolbox. click Do not check for updates on startup. In the Update and Customer Feedback screen. navigate to C:\Documents and Setting\Administrator \Application Data\Microsoft\ExBPA and then double-click NWTraders Post-Install report. In View Best Practices Report. In the left pane. j. Northwind Traders wants to add an Exchange Client Access server role to the company's Exchange Server 2007 infrastructure. When the scan has completed. click Export Report. Hub Transport. click Connect to the Active Directory server. c. You will follow these instructions to install the Hub Transport role. In the Start a New Best Practices scan dialog box.com/resources/virtuallabs/manualprint. In View Best Practices Report. h. on the Exchange Server 2007 server SMBEX01 by using command-line tools. click I don't want to join the program at this time. f. click Select Options for a new scan. Note: Notice that no critical issues are shown after scanning. b. click Start scanning. View the export and the close Internet Explorer. Note: Wait for the ExBPA tool to scan. Browse through the issues.Performing a Scripted Install on Exchange Server 2007 Scenario In this exercise. l. o. In the Update and Customer Feedback screen. you will install an additional role. p. click Go to Welcome Screen. Complete this Task on: SMBEX01 https://www. click View a report of this Best Practices scan. double-click Best Practices Analyzer. In the Welcome Screen. click the All Issues tab. click Toolbox. In Windows Explorer. Exercise 2 .

click Accessories. click Refresh Note: Notice that Hub Transport. Log on to Outlook Web Access as nwtraders\spencer with a password of P@ssw0rd d. switch to the Exchange setup folder by typing CD "C: \Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\bin" and then pressing ENTER.com/resources/virtuallabs/manualprint. and then click Internet Explorer. close the command prompt by typing exit and then pressing ENTER. Observe the command-line installation progress through the following stages: ● Performing Microsoft Exchange Server Prerequisite Check (1 minutes)Note: Notice the line that appears confirming the roles you are installing. Complete this Task on: SMBEX01 a. type http://SMBEX01. type the following command: Copy Code Exsetup /roles:ClientAccess /mode:install d. c.aspx?LabID=749b794c-6bb8-4ed9-8921-0727b06331e7 (5 of 6)11/12/2010 9:58:04 AM . Press ENTER. Leave Exchange Management Console running.nwtraders. click All Programs.com/OWA and then press ENTER. in the left pane. Mailbox roles have been installed in the SMBEX01 server d. At the command prompt.Installing Microsoft® Exchange Server 2007 Lab Manual a. b. e. In Outlook Web Access. Complete this Task on: SMBEX01 a. ensure that English (United States) is selected in the https://www. Click Start. expand Microsoft Exchange and then click Server Configuration. f. and then click Command Prompt. b. c. Click All Programs. In Exchange Management Console.microsoft. b. Task 3: Use Microsoft Office Outlook® Web Access on the SMBEX01 server to confirm Client Access Role. In Internet Explorer. in the Address bar. Task 2: Review the server configuration in Exchange Management Console. At the command prompt. ● Copying files (1 minute) ● Installing Client Access Role (4 minutes) Note: Wait for the Client Access Role to be installed. Switch to the Exchange Management Console. In the Action Pane. c. Client Access. When "The Microsoft Exchange server setup operation completed successfully" message appears.

In Outlook Web Access running as Spencer Low. Task 4: Ensure mail flow by sending a test e-mail message. in the To box. b. g. In the message body.Installing Microsoft® Exchange Server 2007 Lab Manual Language box. Close Internet Explorer. In the Subject line.microsoft. type spencer and then press CTRL + K to resolve the name. e. and then click OK. Click Send. Click Yes for the Internet Explorer security warning.com/resources/virtuallabs/manualprint. type Exchange Installed Successfully! c. f. type Installed Exchange Server 2007 today.aspx?LabID=749b794c-6bb8-4ed9-8921-0727b06331e7 (6 of 6)11/12/2010 9:58:04 AM . e. https://www. In Outlook Web Access. click Log Off. In the new e-mail message. Wait a minute for the new mail to send and then in Outlook Web Access. Complete this Task on: SMBEX01 a. click Check Messages Note: Note that the new message has arrived and is visible in the preview pane. click New to create a new message. d.