Deploying Exchange 2010
Applies to: Exchange Server 2010 SP3, Exchange Server 2010 SP2
Topic Last Modified: 2011-02-08
The deployment phase is the period during which you install Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 into your production environment. Before you begin the deployment phase, you should plan your Exchange organization. For more information, see Planning for Exchange 2010.
Use the following links to access the information you need to help you with deploying Exchange 2010. Also, see Exchange Server Deployment Assistant for information about a Web-based tool that can help you with your deployment.
- Understanding Deployment of Exchange 2010
This section includes topics related to understanding your Exchange 2010 deployment, including important information about prerequisites and security. Also, start here to get insight into upgrading from previous versions of Microsoft Exchange.
- Understanding a New Installation of Exchange 2010
This section discusses the scenario in which you install Exchange 2010 into a new Exchange organization.
- Understanding Upgrade from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2010
See this section for information that will help you upgrade from Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 to Exchange 2010.
- Understanding Upgrade from Exchange 2007 to Exchange 2010
See this section for information that will help you upgrade from Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 to Exchange 2010.
- Understanding Upgrade from Exchange 2003 and Exchange 2007 to Exchange 2010
See this section for information that will help you upgrade from a mixed environment of Exchange 2003 and Exchange 2007 to Exchange 2010.
- Understanding Unified Messaging Deployments
See this section for information that will help you understand deploying Exchange 2010 Unified Messaging, whether a new deployment or an upgrade.
- Managing Deployment of Exchange 2010
In this section you'll find the procedures that will help you prepare your organization and install Exchange 2010 server roles or upgrade existing server roles. This section also contains information that will help you move your mailboxes from one version of Exchange to another.
- Deploy Multiple Forest Topologies
This section includes information to help you deploy Exchange 2010 in a resource forest or cross-forest topology.
- Exchange 2010 Post-Installation Tasks
See this section for mandatory and optional post-installation tasks to complete your Exchange 2010 installation.
- Modify an Exchange 2010 Installation
See this section for procedures to help you remove or modify your Exchange 2010 installation.
- Installation Guide Templates
This section provides document templates you can use to create customized installation guides for your organization's Exchange 2010 server role installations.
- Exchange 2010 Servicing
This section provides guidance about how to deploy fixes for Exchange 2010 and provides information about how to apply the appropriate updates.