Release Notes for Exchange Server Deployment Assistant

 

Content for the Exchange Server Deployment Assistant is updated on an occasional basis.

In addition to English, the Deployment Assistant is also available for most scenarios in Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, and Spanish. There will be a translation delay into these languages for newly released Deployment Assistant scenarios.

June 2016 (revision 3229)

  • Corrected error in Exchange 2013 to Exchange 2016 upgrade scenario logic

September 2016 (revision 3215)

  • Replaced DirSync content with content supporting Azure Active Directory connect for Exchange 2013-based hybrid scenarios

  • Updated Exchange 2013-based hybrid scenarios to support new Office 365 portal design

  • Removed Exchange 2003 deployment options from Exchange 2010-based hybrid scenario

  • Minor updates throughout all scenarios

July 2016 (revision 3163)

  • Release of additional scenarios:

    • On-premises upgrade from Exchange Server 2013 to Exchange Server 2016

    • On-premises upgrade from mixed Exchange Server 2010 and Exchange Server 2013 to Exchange Server 2016

  • Minor updates throughout all scenarios

April 2016 (revision 3087)

  • Release of additional scenarios:

    • Exchange 2016-based hybrid deployment between Exchange 2013 and Office 365

    • Exchange 2016-based hybrid deployment between Exchange 2016 and Office 365

  • Updated new and existing Exchange 2016-based hybrid deployment scenarios to support Office 365 admin center classic and preview layouts.

  • Minor updates throughout all scenarios

February 2016 release #2 (revision 2993)

  • Added support in the Exchange 2010-based and Exchange 2013-based Hybrid scenarios for the standalone version of the Hybrid Configuration wizard.

  • Added a hotfix prerequisite for Windows 2008 R2 servers running Exchange 2010 SP3 when upgrading to Exchange 2013 or Exchange 2016.

  • Removed the "Configure management interfaces" step from Exchange 2010 Hybrid scenario steps.

  • Minor additional updates throughout all scenarios

February 2016 release #1 (revision 2954)

  • Release of additional scenarios:

    • Exchange 2016-based hybrid deployment between Exchange 2010 and Office 365

    • Minor updates throughout all scenarios

October 2015 (revision 2718)

  • Release of additional scenarios:

    • New installation of Microsoft Exchange Server 2016

    • On-premises upgrade from Exchange Server 2010 to Exchange Server 2016

April 2014 (revision 2419)

  • Added support for Exchange 2013 Edge Transport server role in all on-premises and hybrid deployment scenarios.

  • Added support for the Exchange Hybrid Edition Product Key Tool in all hybrid deployment scenarios.

October 2013 (revision 2284)

  • Consolidation of all Exchange Server 2010 Deployment Assistant scenarios and Exchange Server 2013 Deployment Assistant scenarios into a single tool.

August 2013 (revision 2207)

  • Release of additional scenarios:

    • On-premises upgrade from mixed Exchange 2007 and Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2013

    • Hybrid deployment with Exchange 2010 and Exchange 2013 with Office 365

April 2013 (revision 1119)

  • Release of additional scenarios:

    • On-premises upgrade from Exchange Server 2010 to Exchange Server 2013

    • On-premises upgrade from Exchange Server 2007 to Exchange Server 2013

    • Hybrid deployment with Exchange 2007 and Exchange 2013 with Office 365

February 2013 (revision 672)

  • Initial release:

    • New installation of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013

    • Hybrid deployment with Exchange Server 2013 and Office 365

    • Cloud only deployment of Exchange Online in Office 365

None at this time.

 
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