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July 24, 2015

Installing Exchange 2016 on Windows 2012 R2 Server

Filed under: Exchange 2016 — telnet25 @ 8:30 pm

We will install Exchange 2016 on Windows 2012 R2 in a single labeled Forest/domain. Installing Exchange 2016 is very similar task compared  to Exchange 2013.  Follow the  basic steps outlined here to install your first Exchange 2016 server.

Make sure you have completed the prerequisite work outlined here after completing the prerequisite task, you can execute setup from install directory to run setup and start the install.

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Follow the install wizard, it is pretty straight forward install.

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Now we will open  EAC ( Exchange Admin Center ) and the Exchange PowerShell

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you many want to PIN the exchange related shortcuts to start menu for easy access

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here is  EAC and EMS

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if you release the look is for the EAC is same as Exchange 2013.

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I will rename the database to db1

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Oz Casey, Dedeal  ( MVP North America)
MCITP (EMA), MCITP (SA)
MCSE , M+, S+, MCDST
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Installing Exchange 2016 on premises , prerequisite Task.

Filed under: Exchange 2016 — telnet25 @ 7:16 pm

We will install Exchange 2016 into new Forest/Domain. In case you have missed E2016 preview  here is download link to try it out. Exchange 2016 is another major road map release for the greatest messaging application ever existed.

Installing Exchange 2016 Active Directory must meet following requirements

AD functional level;

  • Windows 2008 and the Schema Master ( FSMO ) running on Windows 2008 or later version
  • Windows 2012 R2 is required for all Exchange 2016 Server roles and management tools.

Active Directory Preparation;

NET Framework 4.5.2 on the computer that will be used to prepare Active Directory.

Install Remote Tools Administration Pack by running below PowerShell command

Install-WindowsFeature RSAT-ADDS

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Mailbox Role;

Copy and paste the code below onto PowerShell command window.

Install-WindowsFeature AS-HTTP-Activation, Desktop-Experience, 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

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Reboot the server by typing below PowerShell and pressing enter

Shutdown -r -f -t 5

For EDGE Role

Installing EDGE ROLE

Install-WindowsFeature ADLDS

Now install ;

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Now install Unified Communications Managed API 4.0

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Now we are ready to perform Exchange 2016 install into new forest/domain.

Oz Casey, Dedeal  ( MVP North America)
MCITP (EMA), MCITP (SA)
MCSE , M+, S+, MCDST
Security+, Project +, Server +

https://telnet25.wordpress.com/ (Blog)
http://smtp25.blogspot.com/ (Blog)

https://twitter.com/message_talk

 

July 7, 2015

How to Configuring external time source on PDC and why

Filed under: General — telnet25 @ 3:40 pm

By default all computers part of a domain will sync their time from domain controller which holds the PDC FSMO role. If you wish to see which DC holds the FSMO roles, you can open PS or command prompt and type "netdom Query FSMO" and press enter.

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PDC Domain controller is the default authoritative time source for the forest/domain.Only PDC in your environment should have the external time source to sync its time from. All other domain joined & connected computers, servers and domain controllers will sync their time from PDC Emulator.

Step#1 ( setting external time source )

w32tm /config /manualpeerlist:"time.windows.com,0x1" /syncfromflags:manual /reliable:yes /update

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Setting Multiple time source

w32tm.exe /config /manualpeerlist:”0.us.pool.ntp.org 1.us.pool.ntp.org 2.us.pool.ntp.org 3.us.pool.ntp.org” /syncfromflags:manual /reliable:YES /update

Step#2  ( Updating configuration)

w32tm.exe /config /update

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Step#3 ( restarting service ) 

Restart-Service w32time ( PowerShell)

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Step#4 ( verify service is running )

Get-Service –Name W32time

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Step#4 ( Verify the settings )

w32tm /query /configuration

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w32tm /query /status

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W32tm /tz

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w32tm /query /peers

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If for some reason you will need to revert back the changes you have done

Step#1
Back out the changes

w32tm.exe /config /syncfromflags:Domhier /reliable:NO /update

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Step#2
Restart-Service w32time

Step#3 ( see the roll back changes)

w32tm /query /configuration

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Oz Casey, Dedeal  ( MVP North America)
MCITP (EMA), MCITP (SA)
MCSE 2003, M+, S+, MCDST
Security+, Project +, Server +

https://telnet25.wordpress.com/ (Blog)
http://smtp25.blogspot.com/ (Blog)

https://twitter.com/message_talk


July 5, 2015

The IP address you have entered for this network adapter is already assigned to another adapter.

Filed under: General — telnet25 @ 12:39 am

 

If you are having issues assigning IP address to NIC card on your server and receiving following error " The IP address you have entered for this network adapter is already assigned to another adapter…"

One of the possible reasons for the error is,  there is another hidden NIC which has the same TCP/IP settings you are trying to configure on  another NIC card TCP/IP properties on the same server.

To remediate the issue follow the simple steps listed below.

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1.Click Start, open cmd.exe, and then press enter

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2.Type "set devmgr_show_nonpresent_devices=1" , and then press enter

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3.Type Start "devmgmt.msc", and then press ENTER.

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4.Click View, and then click "Show Hidden Devices"

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5.Expand the Network Adapters.

6.Right-click the  hidden network adapter, and then click Uninstall.

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Oz Casey, Dedeal  ( MVP North America)
MCITP (EMA), MCITP (SA)
MCSE 2003, M+, S+, MCDST
Security+, Project +, Server +
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https://telnet25.wordpress.com/ (Blog)

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