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Additional Post-Installation Tasks

Exchange 2010
 

Applies to: Exchange Server 2010 SP3, Exchange Server 2010 SP2

Topic Last Modified: 2009-08-21

Getting Started with Outlook on the Web Use this checklist to keep track of the tasks you may want to perform after you install Exchange Server 2010. The tasks in this checklist are optional, depending on the features you want to enable in your organization.

For information about other optional post-installation configuration tasks that aren't listed in this topic, but are recommended after you install Exchange 2010, see End-to-End Scenario Tasks.

For guidance about required tasks that you must perform after installing Exchange 2010, see Finalize Deployment Tasks.

 

Done? Task

 

Verify your Exchange Server 2010 installation:

  • Review the setup logs.
  • Verify the folder structure of Exchange files.
  • Verify the tools installed.
  • Verify the required Exchange services are started.

For more information, see Verify an Exchange 2010 Installation.

 

Done? Task

 

Verify your Mailbox Server role installation. For more information, see Verify an Exchange 2010 Installation.

 

Configure permissions using the Exchange administrator roles. For more information, see Permissions to Manage Mailbox Servers.

 

Configure your Mailbox server role. For more information, see Configure Mailbox Server Properties.

 

Create and manage databases. For more information, see Managing Mailbox Databases.

 

Create mailboxes for users in your organization. For more information, see Create a Mailbox Database.

 

Move mailboxes from an existing Exchange server. For more information, see Managing Move Requests.

 

Configure high availability, backup, and disaster recovery. For more information, see High Availability and Site Resilience.

 

Done? Task

 

Enable the Client Access server for POP3 and IMAP4 if you plan to let clients use POP3 or IMAP4. For more information, see Enabling POP3 and IMAP4 on a Client Access Server.

 

Increase security for communications between clients and the Client Access server and between the Client Access server and other servers.

For more information about how to help secure the Client Access server messaging environment, see Understanding Client Access Security.

 

Done? Task

 

Verify your Hub Transport Server role installation. For more information, see Transport Server Post-Deployment Tasks.

 

Done? Task

 

Add additional Unified Messaging (UM) servers. For more information, see Add a UM Server to a Dial Plan.

 

Add additional UM languages to UM servers. For more information, see Install a Unified Messaging Language Pack on a UM Server.

 

Enable UM users to receive incoming faxes. For more information, see Fax Advisor for Exchange 2010.

 

Configure UM dial plans and auto attendants with customized greetings. For more information, see Enable a Custom Welcome Greeting on a UM Dial Plan or Enable a Custom Business Hours Main Menu Prompt Greeting on a UM Auto Attendant.

 

Configure UM auto attendants with key mappings. For more information, see Configure Key Mapping Entries on a UM Auto Attendant.

 

Done? Task

 

Verify your Edge Transport Server role installation. For more information, see Transport Server Post-Deployment Tasks.

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