Install exchange 2010 on server 2008 r2 domain controller

Posted on 13.06.2018 by Lonna
If we click on Active Directory Domain Services button we get to the following screen. Specify the folders that will contain the Active Directory controller database, log files.
The Wizard will display a list of Roles. In normal windows it can be a bit erratic. Installing on a domain controller with the DNS role. The server must be joined to a domain or be the domain controller, however this is not Microsofts recommended approach. This covers installation only, not configuration.
Then open command prompt from start menu as Administrator. The Add Roles Wizard is going to open up, click Next. Now, insert Exchange server installation disc or ISO Image into the drive. If otherwise, its recommended to leave it checked. Your Windows Server will now be a Domain Controller.