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Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard or Datacenter
Windows Server 2012 Standard or Datacenter
Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard with Service Pack 1 (SP1)
Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise with Service Pack 1 (SP1)
Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter RTM or later
Mailbox 8GB minimum
Client Access 4GB minimum
Mailbox and Client Access combined 8GB minimum
Edge Transport 4GB minimum
Note: Varies depending on Exchange roles that are installed.
x64 architecture-based computer with Intel processor that supports Intel 64 architecture (formerly known as Intel EM64T)
AMD processor that supports the AMD64 platform
Intel Itanium IA64 processors not supported
1024 x 768 or higher
At least 30 GB on the drive on which you install Exchange
An additional 500 MB of available disk space for each Unified Messaging (UM) language pack that you plan to install
200 MB of available disk space on the system drive
A hard disk that stores the message queue database on with at least 500 MB of free space.
Catalan (Spain) (ca-ES), Chinese (Hong Kong) (China) (zh-HK), Chinese (Simplified) (China) (zh-CHS), Chinese (Traditional) (Taiwan) (zh-TW), Danish (Denmark) (da-DK), Dutch (Netherlands) (nl-NL), English (Australia) (en-AU), English (Canada) (en-CA), English (India) (en-IN), English (United Kingdom) (en-GB), English (United States) (en-US), Finnish (Finland) (fi-Fl), French (Canada) (fr-CA), French (France) (fr-FR), German (Germany) (de-DE), Italian (Italy) (it-IT), Japanese (Japan) (ja-JP), Korean (Korean) (ko-KR), Norwegian (Bokmal) (Norway) (nb-NO), Polish (Poland) (pl-PL), Portuguese (Brazil) (pt-BR), Portuguese (Portugal) (pt-PT), Russian (Russia) (ru-RU), Spanish (Spain) (es-ES), Spanish (Mexico) (es-MX), Swedish (Sweden) (sv-SE)
English (US) (en-US), French (France) (fr-FR), Italian (it-IT), English (Canada) (en-CA), Polish (pl-PL), Portuguese (Portugal) (pt-PT), Spanish (Spain) (es-ES)