Saturday, May 12, 2012 12:08 PMhello all, I need your help. I would like to setup exchange server on a vm (this is just for test reasons) I have access to all the software that I will need from my job. so bascially I would like to setup a vm win server 08, then make it a domain controller, then install a/d. then another vm server 08 and load exchange on there. How tough is this going to be? is there a place I can get the most basic of steps? btw this testing enviroment is totally of the network
Saturday, May 12, 2012 12:19 PM
as long as you are completly segragated from your production you will be ok.
You can P2V your Domain controller into your test lab and install Exchange.
Sunday, May 13, 2012 3:46 AM
I would recommend Train Signal's Exchange 2010 Video Training. It starts very basic and moves slowly to more advanced topics. You’ll get most out of this course if you have Internet connectivity for your virtual Exchange environment, register an external domain and either use a self-signed UC certificate or a certificate from an inexpensive third-party, such as Certificates for Exchange.
Review of Train Signal's Exchange 2010 Video Training
Exchange Server 2010 Training Videos
Certificates for Exchange
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Tuesday, May 15, 2012 11:58 AMModerator
You can use Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Install Guide Templates as a starting point for formally documenting your organization's server build procedures for servers that will have Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 server roles installed on them.
In addition, here is a step by step installation guide for reference. Hope helps.
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