Exchange 2016: Installation and Configuration

In this tutorial, we will see how to install and configure Exchange 2016.

Exchange is a mail server designed by Microsoft, it is the professional version of Hotmail (Outlook).


  • An Active Directory domain.
  • A Windows Server 2016 server that is a member of the domain with 3 partitions (OS / Data / Logs)


1. On the server open a PowerShell command prompt and enter the command below to install the necessary roles.

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

2. Restart the server.

3. Mount the ISO Exchange.

Now that the environment is ready, we will move to installing Exchange 2016.