Category: MS Exchange

This Article will help you with on-premises mailbox moves.

To create a local move request, log in to the EAC and perform the following steps:

  1. In the EAC, navigate to Recipients > Migration, Add and then click Move to a different database


  1. In the New local mailbox move wizard, select the users you want to move click OK and then click Next.


  1. On the Move configuration page, specify a name for the new batch. Select which options you want for the archive mailbox, and mailbox database location and click Next.


  1. On the Start the batch page, specify a recipient for the new batch report and click New.


Reference: Manage On-Premises Moves


This article will take you through the installation of Exchange 2013 CU1 on Windows Server 2012 into an existing Exchange 2010 SP3 Org.

Install Exchange 2013 RTM CU1

1. Log on to the computer on which you want to install Exchange 2013.

2. Install Exchange 2013 Prerequisites

Unified Communications Managed API 4.0 Runtime

Microsoft Office 2010 Filter Packs

Microsoft Office 2010 Filter Packs SP1

3. Navigate to the Exchange 2013 CU1 installation files & Start the Exchange 2013 Setup.exe

4. On the Check for Updates? Don’t check for updates right now, you can download and install updates manually later. > Click Next.


  1. The Introduction page begins the process of installing Exchange into your organization. Several links to helpful deployment content are listed. > Click Next


6. On the License Agreement page, review the software license terms. Select I accept the terms in the license agreement > click Next.


7. On the Recommended settings page, select Don’t use recommended settings, you can enable them at any time after Setup completes. > Click Next.


8. On the Server Role Selection page, choose the Mailbox role and the Client Access role.

Select Automatically install Windows Server roles and features that are required to install Exchange Server to have the Setup wizard install required Windows prerequisites.

You may need to reboot the computer to complete the installation of some Windows features. > Click Next.


9. On the Installation Space and Location page, either accept the default installation location or click Browse to choose a new location. > Click Next.


10. On the Malware Protection Settings page, choose disable malware scanning, it can be enabled in the future. > Click Next.


11. On the Readiness Check page, view the status to determine if the organization and server role prerequisite checks completed successfully. > Click Next to install Exchange 2013.


12. On the Completion page, click Finish.


13. Restart the computer after Exchange 2013 has completed.

Because The Exchange Admin Center (EAC) is now a web-based management console, we’ll need to use the ECP virtual directory URL to access the console from your web browser.

As we are in a coexistence scenario, and the Administrator mailbox is still housed on the Exchange 2010 Mailbox server, we will need to add the Exchange version to the EAC URL.



That is the end of the article, in Next one we will talk about Exchange 2013 Post Installation Tasks.

IF you intend to use Exchange 2013 with IE10 , You will need to install the below update to avoid the IE 10 Crash!



Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 10 in Windows Server 2012 x64 Edition (KB2761465)

Credit goes to Michael’s meanderings…

Exchange Server 2013 (CU1) is the minimum version of Exchange 2013 required for on-premises coexistence with Exchange 2007 SP3 CU10/2010 SP3. 

Download and be ready for the Upgrade 🙂

The WCF Tool will scan through your Outlook contacts and give you a “heads up” on which of your business partners have public Microsoft Lync or OCS federation enabled. This is a great tool to run for people who do or don’t have Microsoft Lync to show them who they could connect with in their own contact list.


This guide begins with a review of the services that are available in Office 365, and a description of their capabilities. The rest of
the guide is designed to be used as a real-time road map that provides step-by-step instructions to help you understand quickly how to configure your
environment, manage your company’s account, and then work with the services that are available in Office 365.


This WP introduces you to some of the new client features that are available whenever Microsoft Lync Server 2010 communications software is integrated with Microsoft Exchange Server 2010.


This download contains documents help you deploy and migrate to Exchange 2010 SP1, SharePoint 2010, and Office Communications Server 2007 R2, including information about how to leverage the Exchange 2010 SP1 multi-tenant model. These documents include detailed steps and sample scripts for migrating Active Directory objects, Mailbox, and SharePoint content from a Hosted Messaging and Collaboration 4.5 (Exchange 2007 and Windows® SharePoint Services) platform. You can also use these documents for non-HMC environments.

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