Migrating from Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2016 - Step-by-Step
Last updated on 2018-01-27
About the Book
The purpose of this book is to showcase the amazing expertise of our guest speakers at the North American MVPDays Community Roadshow. They have so much passion, expertise, and expert knowledge that it only seemed fitting to write it down in a book.
MVPDays was founded by Cristal and Dave Kawula back in 2013. It started as a simple idea; “There’s got to be a good way for Microsoft MVPs to reach the IT community and share their vast knowledge and experience in a fun and engaging way” I mean, what is the point in recognizing these bright and inspiring individuals, and not leveraging them to inspire the community that they are a part of.
We often get asked the question “Who should attend MVPDays”?
Anyone that has an interest in technology, is eager to learn, and wants to meet other like-minded individuals. This Roadshow is not just for Microsoft MVP’s it is for anyone in the IT Community.
Make sure you check out the MVPDays website at: www.mvpdays.com. You never know maybe the roadshow will be coming to a city near you.
The goal of this particular book is to show you how to Migrate your legacy Exchange 2010 environment to Exchange 2016. We built based on our experience migrating live customer environments.
From Dave iv
About the Authors v
Dave Kawula - MVP v
Cary Sun – CCIE #4531 vi
Technical Editors vii
Cristal Kawula – MVP vii
Emile Cabot - MVP viii
North American MVPDays Community Roadshow 14
Sample Files 15
Additional Resources 15
Chapter 1 17
Exchange 2016 Design Guidance 17
Exchange 2016 System requirements 19
Coexistence of Exchange 2016 with earlier versions of Exchange Server 19
Network and directory server requirements for Exchange 2016 20
Supported operating systems for Exchange 2016 20
.NET Framework 21
Supported clients 22
Chapter 2 23
Exchange 2016 Prerequisites 23
Exchange 2016 Mailbox Server Role Prerequisites 23
Follow steps to install prerequisites for Windows Server 2016 23
Follow steps to install prerequisites for Windows Server 2012 R2 27
Prepare Active Directory 29
Chapter 3 36
Deploy Exchange Server 2016 Mailbox Role Server 36
Deployment of Certificates 39
Chapter 4 56
Configure Exchange Server 2016 56
Verify Existing Client Access Namespaces 56
Configuring the Autodiscover Services Connection Point (SCP) for Exchange 2016 Server 64
Configuring the Client Access Namespaces for Exchange 2016 Server 65
Testing the Client Access Namespaces 66
Cut Over the Client Access namespace to Windows 2016 67
Configuring New Offline Address Book for Exchange 2016 Server 69
Configuring Receive Connectors for Exchange 2016 server 71
Change Outbound Mail flow Routing (Send Connectors) 77
Chapter 5 80
Connectivity and Mail Flow Test 80
Outlook Connectivity Test 80
Outlook Autodiscover Connectivity Test 84
Exchange ActiveSync Connectivity Test 86
Exchange ActiveSync Autodiscover Connectivity Test 92
Exchange Web Services Connectivity Test – Synchronization, Notification, Availability, and Automatic Replies 94
Testing Inbound Mail Flow 95
Testing Outbound Mail Flow 100
Chapter 6 104
Post-Configuration Steps 104
Configuring the Default Mailbox Database for Exchange Server 2016 104
Create a New Mailbox Database 106
Configuring Mailbox Database Quota 107
Configuring Offline Address Book 108
Migrate Arbitration Mailboxes 109
Chapter 7 112
Mailbox Migration 112
Migrate Pilot mailboxes via Exchange Administrative Center 112
Chapter 8 118
Public Folder Migration 118
Contact Us 135
Join us at MVPDays and meet great MVP’s like this in person 135
Live Presentations 135
Video Training 135
Live Instructor-led Classes 136
Consulting Services 136
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