Exchange 2013 Initial Configuration Settings

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Following on from a previous post on How to install Exchange 2013  SP1, in this multi-part series I’ll look at the initial configuration steps to get Exchange 2013 sending and receiving emails.

The demo environment I am using includes a Windows Server 2012 R2 domain controller and a single Windows Server 2012 R2 member server running Exchange 2013 installed using the instructions in the link above.

In the demo environment no previous versions of Exchange have been installed so we are setting up everything from scratch.

I’ll be looking at the following:

The list above is not conclusive so if you have any other suggestions let me know!

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