Wednesday , August 12 2020

Installing Exchange 2007 SP3 on Windows Server 2008 R2

Hope Everyone know that Exchange 2007 SP3 can be installed on a Windows Server 2008 R2

Lets see how to do a typical Installation

Prerequisites for Hub , CAS , Mailbox – Typical Installation


Open Window Power Shell

Import-Module ServerManager
Add-WindowsFeature RSAT-ADDS,Web-Server,Web-Metabase,Web-Lgcy-Mgmt-Console,Web-Dyn-Compression,Web-Windows-Auth,Web-Basic-Auth,Web-Digest-Auth,RPC-Over-HTTP-Proxy;


Good to know –

For Hub

Add-WindowsFeature RSAT-ADDS,Web-Metabase,Web-Lgcy-Mgmt-Console


Add-WindowsFeature RSAT-ADDS,Web-Server,Web-Metabase,Web-Lgcy-Mgmt-Console,Web-Dyn-Compression,Web-Windows-Auth,Web-Basic-Auth,Web-Digest-Auth,RPC-Over-HTTP-Proxy

For Mailbox

Add-WindowsFeature RSAT-ADDS,Web-Server,Web-ISAPI-Ext,Web-Metabase,Web-Lgcy-Mgmt-Console,Web-Basic-Auth,Web-Windows-Auth;

For unified Messaging

Add-WindowsFeature RSAT-ADDS,Web-Metabase,Web-Lgcy-Mgmt-Console,Desktop-Experience;

For Edge

Add-WindowsFeature RSAT-ADDS,ADLDS;

For CAS and HUB

Add-WindowsFeature RSAT-ADDS,Web-Server,Web-Metabase,Web-Lgcy-Mgmt-Console,Web-Dyn-Compression,Web-Windows-Auth,Web-Basic-Auth,Web-Digest-Auth,RPC-Over-HTTP-Proxy;


Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3

Extract it – Run the Setup


Choose the Organization Name :


Choose Yes , If you have Outlook 2003 , Cause Here where we decide PF database to be created or not.

But anyways if you choose No. It can be created later .


Click Install –


Great !!

You Installed Exchange 2007 SP3 in W2k8R2


About Satheshwaran Manoharan

Satheshwaran Manoharan is an Microsoft Office Server and Services MVP , Publisher of Specialized in Office365 / Microsoft Exchange / Virtualization , Sathesh is an Messaging Expert supporting/Designing/Deploying many medium size businesses to large enterprises when it comes to Corporate messaging and Virtualization Infrastructure

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  1. dude awesome work and this helped me a lot

  2. Satheshwaran Manoharan

    You are welcome buddy !

  3. Hi,
    We ave a Exchange 2007 Server and we want to use from internet. Now we are using it in Internal network,that is within our private network. Now we want our users to allow access to use from outside network and use Outlook and OWA from internet. We have our mail server linked to the ISP server on our public IP. Now what I have to do on our exchange server, what changes and modifications and new things I have to do. Now our server can able to send and receive mails to and from internet.Means that Now we are able to send and receive mails to internet and from the internet. Now tell me what I have to do.
    Awaiting for your reply. I would be very thankful to you if u can help..


    • Satheshwaran Manoharan

      when i Ping your it should point your Public IP.

      Now Create a Send Connector , Search for Send Connector in my website.

      Create a Accepted domain . if your internal domain and public domain differs,

      and things should work , internal and external

  4. Hi,
    Can we install Exchange 2007 SP3 with CCR on windows 2008 R2?
    If yes, please provide me the link.

    • Satheshwaran Manoharan

      We have crossed many versions.. still you want to go ahead with 2007 ? atleast try to implement 2010 . CCR old model .

  5. Hey Satish,

    Can this version of exchange 2007 be installed on a windows server 2008 enterprise version? Do confirm.


  6. you are a miss understanding i get :one the exchange organization doen not support this version of exchange server

  7. Hi Satish,

    We are planning to migrate current exchange 2007 server from server 2003 to server 2008r2.Can you guide please provide your valuable inputs.The current exchange server is a single system with all roles installed on it.


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