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Microsoft Exchange Server Deployment Assistant

The Exchange Server Deployment Assistant is a web-based tool that asks you a few questions about your current environment and then generates a custom step-by-step checklist that will help you deploy different versions of Exchange Server for different types of scenarios.

 


Exchange 2016 scenarios

The following deployment scenarios are available for Exchange Server 2016:

On-premises deployments

  • New installation of Exchange Server 2016
  • Upgrade from Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2016
  • Upgrade from Exchange 2013 to Exchange 2016
  • Upgrade from mixed Exchange 2010 and Exchange 2013 to Exchange 2016

Hybrid deployments

(On-premises + Office 365)

  • Exchange 2016 on-premises with Exchange Online
  • Exchange 2013 on-premises with Exchange Online
  • Exchange 2010 on-premises with Exchange Online

Exchange 2013 scenarios

The following deployment scenarios are available for Exchange Server 2013:

On-premises deployments

  • New installation of Exchange Server 2013
  • Upgrade from Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2013
  • Upgrade from Exchange 2007 to Exchange 2013
  • Upgrade from mixed Exchange 2007 and Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2013

Hybrid deployments

(On-premises + Office 365)

  • Exchange 2013 on-premises with Exchange Online
  • Exchange 2010 on-premises with Exchange Online
  • Exchange 2007 on-premises with Exchange Online

Exchange 2010 scenarios

The following deployment scenarios are available for Exchange Server 2010:

On-premises deployments

  • New installation of Exchange 2010
  • Upgrade from Exchange 2007 to Exchange 2010
  • Upgrade from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2010
  • Upgrade from mixed Exchange 2003 and Exchange 2007 to Exchange 2010

Hybrid deployments

(On-premises + Office 365) including Exchange Online Archiving

  • Exchange 2010 on-premises with Exchange Online
  • Exchange 2007 on-premises with Exchange Online
  • Exchange 2003 on-premises with Exchange Online

Cloud-only scenarios

Understand your options for migrating email to Exchange Online and Office 365:

Exchange migrations

  • Cut-over
  • Staged
  • IMAP

Third-party migrations

  • IMAP