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Installing Exchange 2010 SP1 in hosting mode (Multi-Tenant Organization)

If you are Planning to implement on your organization please go through this blog first as Microsoft dropped hosting mode.


Let us learn installing Exchange 2010 Sp1 in Hosting mode on Windows Server 2008 R2 Sp1

Step 1.

I installed Service pack 1 on Windows Server 2008 R2 where I can overcome without installing hotfixes for Exchange 2010

Prerequisites Differs with the operating Systems

This Technet article would provide you for other versions of operating systems


Step 2.

Download and Install “Microsoft Filter Pack” (64bit Version)


Step 3.

On the Start menu, navigate to All Programs > Accessories > Windows PowerShell. Open an elevated Windows PowerShell console (Right Click – Run as administrator), and run the following command.

Import-Module ServerManager

And Running this command for typical installation where all the roles will be installed HUB , CAS and Mailbox Servers

Add-WindowsFeature NET-Framework,RSAT-ADDS,Web-Server,Web-Basic-Auth,Web-Windows-Auth,Web-Metabase,Web-Net-Ext,Web-Lgcy-Mgmt-Console,WAS-Process-Model,RSAT-Web-Server,Web-ISAPI-Ext,Web-Digest-Auth,Web-Dyn-Compression,NET-HTTP-Activation,Web-Asp-Net,Web-Client-Auth,Web-Dir-Browsing,Web-Http-Errors,Web-Http-Logging,Web-Http-Redirect,Web-Http-Tracing,Web-ISAPI-Filter,Web-Request-Monitor,Web-Static-Content,Web-WMI,RPC-Over-HTTP-Proxy -Restart

Step 4.

We Won’t be able to use to GUI to Install Exchange 2010 sp1 in Hosting Mode

setup.com /mode:install /role:m,ca,ht /hosting /OrganizationName:CareExchange-ORG

Step 5.

Reboot the Server

Great  !! Installation Is Successful !!

Additional Information —

Step 6.

You have Service plans where you can allocate for users

Like only OWA users or only Outlook users or Only Active Sync Users or All Type or Users

You can Edit your Services plan as you wish .

Default Service plans will be in this location

C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V14\ClientAccess\ServicePlans”

Step 7.

Creating Organizations

New-organization -name CareExchangeOrg1 -DomainName CareExchangeorg1.com -ProgramId HostingSample -OfferId 2 -location en-US

Step 8.

Creating Mailboxes inside Mulit Tenant Organizations

New-Mailbox "Care10" -Organization CareExchangeOrg1 -UserPrincipalName CareExchangeOrg1.com

** No Exchange Management Console is available for Exchange 2010 Sp1 in Hosting Mode

**Active Directory “Microsoft Exchange Hosted Organizations”

Satheshwaran Manoharan
Satheshwaran Manoharanhttps://www.azure365pro.com
Award-winning Technology Leader with a wealth of experience running large teams and diversified industry exposure in cloud computing. From shipping lines to rolling stocks.In-depth expertise in driving cloud adoption strategies and modernizing systems to cloud native. Specialized in Microsoft Cloud, DevOps, and Microsoft 365 Stack and conducted numerous successful projects worldwide. Also, Acting as a Technical Advisor for various start-ups.

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  1. Hello Satheshwaran,

    We are using Exchange 2010 sp2 hosting mode. As our client started facing many issue with it like (while use OWA attachment pop up etc does not work)

    Now we would like to migrate our exchange server to latest version of Exchange 2016.

    Does 2016 support hosting mode. Is it possible to migrate 2010 to 2016 ?

  2. Dear Satheshwaran,

    I need to deploy DR site with single exchange server tenant setup and current setup was hosted in single datacentre (mumbai) with 3 cas server,2 mailbox server. if its get fail, so i need to backup server with tenant setup & single exchange server 2010 setup.

    Kindly what are the requirement wants and how to do.



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