How to integrate Exchange 2010 with AD?

I installed Exchange 2010 on Server 2008 and I would like to it that when setting up a new user account with AD that the option would come up to setup an exchange mailbox as well.  This is available with SBS so I am wondering how to make it work in this setting as well.
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Cannot really be done. That's a discontinued feature. You can, however, create a user account directly from Exchange Management Console.
Stelian StanIT Services ManagerCommented:
Install ADUC on your computer and install Exchange 2003 Tools.

If your OS is windows 7 you have to install RSAT ( and install Exchange System Manager Tool for Windows Vista (

The above works only if you have Windows 7 32 bit.
jplatovskyAuthor Commented:
The OS is Windows 2008 Server.  What needs to be installed?
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jplatovskyAuthor Commented:
How can the user account be created from the Exchange Management Console?
jplatovsky, please have a look at - it provides step-by-step instructions.

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Stelian StanIT Services ManagerCommented:
Those tools needs to be installed on a laptop or a workstation running Windows Xp, Vista or Windows 7.

To create a user mailbox using the Exchange Management Console follow this steps:
The ability to create mailboxes from ADUC is not available any more due to some design changes in the management utilities.  (for a quick overview why this cannot be done look at

Creating users and mailboxes is now a 2-step process.  However, this can become 1 step if you create some scripts to do the extra tasks for you.  

step 1 - create user in ADUC (
step 2 - mail enable the user account.(
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