• Rohit Anand

Prerequisites to install Exchange Server 2016


I am very excited to install Exchange Server 2016 in my test lab and sharing minimum requirement to install Exchange Server 2016 below:

Prerequisites to install Exchange Server 2016

1. Supported Forest Functional Level for Exchange Server 2016

  • Windows Server 2008 or higher

2. Minimum Memory Requirement

  • Mailbox Server 8GB minimum

  • Edge Transport Server 4GB minimum

3. Minimum Operation System

  • Windows Server 2012 Standard or Datacenter

  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard or Datacenter

  • Windows Server 2016 Standard or Datacenter

4. Minimum Client Requirement

  • Outlook 2016

  • Outlook 2013

  • Outlook for Mac 2011

  • Outlook for Mac for Office 365

Note: Client Access Server Role got removed in Exchange Server 2016


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