Release Notes for Exchange Deployment Assistant

Content for the Exchange Deployment Assistant is updated on an occasional basis.

March 2019

June 2016 (revision 3229)

  • Corrected error in Exchange 2013 to Exchange 2016 upgrade scenario logic

September 2016 (revision 3215)

  • Replaced DirSync content with content supporting Azure Active Directory connect for Exchange 2013-based hybrid scenarios

  • Updated Exchange 2013-based hybrid scenarios to support new Office 365 portal design

  • Removed Exchange 2003 deployment options from Exchange 2010-based hybrid scenario

  • Minor updates throughout all scenarios

July 2016 (revision 3163)

  • Release of additional scenarios:

    • On-premises upgrade from Exchange Server 2013 to Exchange Server 2016

    • On-premises upgrade from mixed Exchange Server 2010 and Exchange Server 2013 to Exchange Server 2016

  • Minor updates throughout all scenarios

April 2016 (revision 3087)

  • Release of additional scenarios:

    • Exchange 2016-based hybrid deployment between Exchange 2013 and Office 365

    • Exchange 2016-based hybrid deployment between Exchange 2016 and Office 365

  • Updated new and existing Exchange 2016-based hybrid deployment scenarios to support Office 365 admin center classic and preview layouts.

  • Minor updates throughout all scenarios

February 2016 release #2 (revision 2993)

  • Added support in the Exchange 2010-based and Exchange 2013-based Hybrid scenarios for the standalone version of the Hybrid Configuration wizard.

  • Added a hotfix prerequisite for Windows 2008 R2 servers running Exchange 2010 SP3 when upgrading to Exchange 2013 or Exchange 2016.

  • Removed the "Configure management interfaces" step from Exchange 2010 Hybrid scenario steps.

  • Minor additional updates throughout all scenarios

February 2016 release #1 (revision 2954)

  • Release of additional scenarios:

    • Exchange 2016-based hybrid deployment between Exchange 2010 and Office 365

    • Minor updates throughout all scenarios

October 2015 (revision 2718)

  • Release of additional scenarios:

    • New installation of Microsoft Exchange Server 2016

    • On-premises upgrade from Exchange Server 2010 to Exchange Server 2016

April 2014 (revision 2419)

  • Added support for Exchange 2013 Edge Transport server role in all on-premises and hybrid deployment scenarios.

  • Added support for the Exchange Hybrid Edition Product Key Tool in all hybrid deployment scenarios.

October 2013 (revision 2284)

  • Consolidation of all Exchange Server 2010 Deployment Assistant scenarios and Exchange Server 2013 Deployment Assistant scenarios into a single tool.

August 2013 (revision 2207)

  • Release of additional scenarios:

    • On-premises upgrade from mixed Exchange 2007 and Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2013

    • Hybrid deployment with Exchange 2010 and Exchange 2013 with Office 365

April 2013 (revision 1119)

  • Release of additional scenarios:

    • On-premises upgrade from Exchange Server 2010 to Exchange Server 2013

    • On-premises upgrade from Exchange Server 2007 to Exchange Server 2013

    • Hybrid deployment with Exchange 2007 and Exchange 2013 with Office 365

February 2013 (revision 672)

  • Initial release:

    • New installation of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013

    • Hybrid deployment with Exchange Server 2013 and Office 365

    • Cloud only deployment of Exchange Online in Office 365

Known issues

None at this time.