Let us learn installing Exchange 2010 Sp2 on Windows Server 2008 R2 Sp1 it covers the same steps on installing Exchange 2010 Sp3 on Windows Server 2008 R2 Sp1
I would install the Exchange 2010 Sp2 in a Environment where Exchange 2003 Server is already there .
Its as similar . where we need to prepare the legacy Exchange permission to get that installed and working properly
I have 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
Download and Install “Microsoft Filter Pack” (64bit Version)
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.
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
Reboot the Server
Now Prerequisites Installed successfully
Now open Command Prompt “Browse the Command prompt into the setup location”
We run this as we prepare the legacy (Exchange 2003) Server permissions,
Running this command won’t harm your environment .
Otherwise , It won’t allow you to install Exchange 2010
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Preparing the Schema
Preparing Active Directory
Setup.com /preparead /OrganizationName:"First Organization"
This Switch can be removed if you have an Exchange Server already in your Organization
Or if you want to change the organization name . you can use this switch
Now prepare the domain
If you have multiple domains run
Now Run the Setup
Choose Typical to Install HUB,CAS and Mailbox
Give a Check mark for Automatically install Windows Server roles
If this is my internet facing server , Give the external domain name
If Exchange 2003 Exists in your Environment , you will get this option to configure mail flow between these Servers
Now Setup will Run for some time
Reboot your Server
You Learnt how to install Exchange 2010 now !!