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can exchange management tools 2010 be installed on windows server 2003

    Question

  • I have to convert our windows server 2003 to 64bit to be able to run symantec backup exec with our exchange server 2010. My question is can i install and run exchangement tools on a windows server 2003 64 bit?? or does it need to be 2008 or higher.

    Thank You

    Thursday, February 16, 2012 3:21 PM

Answers

  • http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb232090.aspx

    You can install the Exchange 2010 management tools on the following Windows operating systems:

    • Windows 7
    • Windows Vista with Service Pack 2 (SP2)
    • Windows Server 2008 SP2
    • Windows Server 2008 R2

    Anand_N


    • Edited by Anand_N Thursday, February 16, 2012 3:33 PM
    • Proposed as answer by Martina_Miskovic Friday, February 17, 2012 4:15 AM
    • Marked as answer by emma.yoyo Thursday, February 23, 2012 3:21 AM
    Thursday, February 16, 2012 3:32 PM
  • Correct, you cannot install Exchange 2010 tools on Server 2003.

    Microsoft Premier Field Engineer, Exchange
    MCSA 2000/2003
    MCTS: Win Server 2008 AD, Configuration MCTS: Win Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuration
    MCITP: Enterprise Messaging Administrator 2010
    Former Microsoft MVP, Exchange Server

    NOTICE: My posts are provided “AS IS” without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability and/or fitness for a particular purpose.

    • Marked as answer by emma.yoyo Thursday, February 23, 2012 3:21 AM
    Monday, February 20, 2012 4:06 AM

All replies

  • http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb232090.aspx

    You can install the Exchange 2010 management tools on the following Windows operating systems:

    • Windows 7
    • Windows Vista with Service Pack 2 (SP2)
    • Windows Server 2008 SP2
    • Windows Server 2008 R2

    Anand_N


    • Edited by Anand_N Thursday, February 16, 2012 3:33 PM
    • Proposed as answer by Martina_Miskovic Friday, February 17, 2012 4:15 AM
    • Marked as answer by emma.yoyo Thursday, February 23, 2012 3:21 AM
    Thursday, February 16, 2012 3:32 PM
  • Hi Joe,

    Any updates?


    Frank Wang

    TechNet Community Support

    Monday, February 20, 2012 3:43 AM
  • Correct, you cannot install Exchange 2010 tools on Server 2003.

    Microsoft Premier Field Engineer, Exchange
    MCSA 2000/2003
    MCTS: Win Server 2008 AD, Configuration MCTS: Win Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuration
    MCITP: Enterprise Messaging Administrator 2010
    Former Microsoft MVP, Exchange Server

    NOTICE: My posts are provided “AS IS” without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability and/or fitness for a particular purpose.

    • Marked as answer by emma.yoyo Thursday, February 23, 2012 3:21 AM
    Monday, February 20, 2012 4:06 AM
  • Hi Brain,

    Whaile installing am getting following error.

    the procedure entry point shcreateitemfromparsingname could not be located in the dynamic link library SHELL32.dll 

    Thanks

    Mahesh


    Monday, September 3, 2012 2:31 PM