Exchange 2010 installation (and prerequisites)

There is a good article at the Microsoft web:

* Install Windows Server 2008 R2 and join the machine to your domain (with all the configuration that comes with it ).


* Install Windows Server 2008 R2 Prerequisites For Exchange 2010:
( Check the link above for your preferred configuration, below is for a machine that will host the MBX role )


* Set the TCP .net sharing service startup to automatic :


* Install Microsoft Office Filterpack (for HUB and MBX Servers)
The filters allow the Microsoft Search(Exchange) to index the content of items in common Office formats.
Office 2007 filter pack:
Office 2010 filter pack SP2:


* Register the filterpacks


* Install Latest Exchange 2010 Servicepack and Update Rollup
Servicepack 3:
Servicepack 3 Update rollup 5: