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How to Install the Passive Clustered Mailbox Role in a Single Copy Cluster on Windows Server 2008

 

Applies to: Exchange Server 2007 SP3, Exchange Server 2007 SP2, Exchange Server 2007 SP1

Topic Last Modified: 2007-10-30

This topic explains how to install a Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 (SP1) clustered mailbox server (CMS) on the passive node in a single copy cluster (SCC) that is running on the Windows Server 2008 operating system. For detailed information about how to install an SCC on Windows Server 2008, see Installing a Single Copy Cluster on Windows Server 2008.

You can install the passive clustered mailbox role on Windows Server 2008 using the command-line version of Setup (Setup.com) or by using the Exchange Server 2007 SP1 Setup wizard (Setup.exe).

To perform this procedure, the account you use must be delegated membership in the Exchange Server Administrator role. For more information about permissions, delegating roles, and the rights that are required to administer Exchange 2007, see Permission Considerations.

  1. Ensure that the Windows Firewall service is running. Windows Firewall does not need to be enabled, but the Windows Firewall service must be running.

  2. Open a Command Prompt window, navigate to the installation files, and then run the following command.

    Setup.com /roles:Mailbox
    
  3. After Setup has completed successfully, a message appears indicating that a restart is required.

  4. Close the Command Prompt window, and then restart the node.

  1. Ensure that the Windows Firewall service is running. Windows Firewall does not need to be enabled, but the Windows Firewall service must be running.

  2. Open Windows Explorer, navigate to the Exchange installation files, and then run the following command:

    Setup.exe
    
    noteNote:
    If you have installed the necessary prerequisite packages, you can click Step 4: Install Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 SP1 to proceed with the installation.
  3. On the Introduction page, review the information, and then click Next.

  4. On the License Agreement page, review the license agreement. If you accept the terms, select I accept the terms in the license agreement, and then click Next.

  5. On the Error Reporting page, review the information, make your selection, and then click Next.

  6. On the Installation Type page, select Custom Exchange Server Installation. Optionally, change the location for the Exchange program files. If you specify a path, it must match the path used by all active nodes. Click Next.

  7. On the Server Role Selection page, select Passive Clustered Mailbox Role. This automatically selects Management Tools, and the other roles are unavailable. Optionally, change the location for the Exchange program files. If you specify a path, it must match the path used by all active nodes. Click Next.

  8. On the Readiness Checks page, the status appears as the checks are performed. When the checks complete successfully, review any warnings, and then click Install. If the checks fail with any errors, you must correct the issues that are identified, and then you can restart the installation.

  9. The Progress page shows the steps that Setup performs. When all steps are complete, clear the Finalize installation using the Exchange Management Console check box, and then click Finish.

  10. A message appears indicating a restart is required prior to placing the server in production. Click OK to acknowledge this message.

  11. After installation and configuration are complete, you are brought back to the initial Setup page to download Exchange updates and complete the setup on this node. Click Step 5: Get Critical Updates for Microsoft Exchange to download any available updates.

  12. Click Close to exit Setup.exe, and if a prompt appears, click Yes to confirm.

  13. Restart the node to complete the installation.

 
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