Friday, February 11, 2011

Exchange Support for Windows 2008 R2 SP1

UPDATE (2/11/2011): The Exchange Team has released a statement that Windows 2008 R2 SP1 will be supported with the following Exchange versions:

  • Exchange 2007 SP3
  • Exchange 2010 RTM
  • Exchange 2010 SP1

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As of yesterday, Microsoft announced the release of SP1 for Windows 2008 R2 and Windows 7 (see here).  Currently the Exchange team has not announced support for SP1.  The Exchange team will soon release a statement and update the Supportability Matrix that will show official support.  Most likely SP1 will not be supported until SP2 for Exchange 2010 (but again, nothing is official yet). 

I will post again once the announcement is made, but the official word will come from the following places:

The guidance is to always wait for official support from Microsoft before applying any updates to your Exchange Servers.

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