Trying to migrate to 2016 exchange from 2010 2008 r2

Donald Donafrio 1 Reputation point

Trying to install a exchange 2016 email server to migrate an old 2008 r2 Sp1 exchange 2010.
The exchange 2016 server stops and says forest function level is not at 2008 r2 level. and it is
Both the server and exchange have all the updates i can find. The exchange 2016 is at CU 22 ,
Any help would be great

Exchange Server Management
Exchange Server Management
Exchange Server: A family of Microsoft client/server messaging and collaboration software.Management: The act or process of organizing, handling, directing or controlling something.
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  1. JimmySalian-2011 38,471 Reputation points


    Can you follow this link and check if the DC and FF levels are defintely at the supported levels - exchange-server-2016-migration-system-requirements

    If it is co-exitence check the requirements:


    Also check the server OS and other pre-reqs - system-requirements

    Hope this helps.

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