Exchange Server 2013
Applies to: Exchange Server 2013
Welcome to Microsoft Exchange Server 2013! We know you're eager to get started, but there are a few things you should be aware of before you start working with Exchange 2013 and using this content.
If you want a quick overview of what's new in Exchange 2013, check out What's new in Exchange 2013.
If you need more help or want to share ideas, the Exchange Server forums are a great place to start.
To get started with Exchange 2013, head for Planning and deployment. It lays out the recommended sequence for preparing for and then installing Exchange 2013 and includes the following important topics:
Exchange 2013 post-Installation tasks
Have you heard about the Exchange Server Deployment Assistant? It's a free online tool that helps you quickly deploy Exchange 2013 in your organization by asking you a few questions and creating a customized deployment checklist just for you. If you want to learn more about it, go to Exchange Server Deployment Assistant.
Make sure you read Release notes for Exchange 2013 before you begin your deployment. The release notes contain important information about issues you might run into during and after your deployment.
For information on how to download Exchange 2013, see Updates for Exchange 2013.
Exchange 2013 Help
The Help content for Exchange 2013 consists of the following top-level categories:
Using PowerShell with Exchange 2013 (Exchange Management Shell)
Check out our other Exchange content:
Exchange Server Hybrid Deployments
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