How to Install Windows PowerShell 2.0 on a Computer that Is Running Exchange 2007
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 will reach end of support on April 11, 2017. To stay supported, you will need to upgrade. For more information, see Resources to help you upgrade your Office 2007 servers and clients.
Applies to: Exchange Server 2007 SP3
This topic explains how to install the Windows PowerShell 2.0 command-line interface on a computer that running Microsoft Exchange Server 2007. Windows PowerShell 2.0 is included with the Windows Management Framework.
Before You Begin
Obtain the Windows Management Framework. For more information about the Windows Management Framework and how to obtain it, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 968929, Windows Management Framework (Windows PowerShell 2.0, WinRM 2.0, and BITS 4.0).
To perform this procedure, the account you use must be delegated membership in the Domain Administrators group.
For more information about permissions, delegating roles, and the rights that are required to administer Exchange 2007, see Permission Considerations.
To install Windows PowerShell 2.0
In Services, open the Properties of each Exchange service, and then stop the service. Note the setting in the Startup type box, and then set the Startup type to Manual. For more information about the services that are installed by Exchange server, see Services Installed by Exchange Setup.
Uninstall Windows PowerShell 1.0. Restart the computer if you are asked to do so.
Install Windows Management Framework. Restart the computer if you are asked to do so.
In Services, open the Properties of each Exchange service, start the service, and then set the Startup type to the setting that you noted in step 1.
For More Information
For more information about Windows Powershell 2.0, see the following topics: