Exchange Restore


We have a single Exchange server environment. OS on installed on C drive and Exchange on D drive.  OS  is corrupted. Tried restoring from backups but failed. I need to reinstall OS and Exchange server Software (installation path pointing to D drive) C drive.
After installing Exchange server and pointing to Database and log files, will Exchange automatically pick it up, or should I run any commands.
Please advise.
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You have your use setup /recoverserver command

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ukitsmeAuthor Commented:
Is there any other requirement? Like same server name or Same installation path?
Peter HutchisonSenior Network Systems SpecialistCommented:
Yes, you need to make sure that the installation path is set to the same location as the old server.
Also make sure all the log and database drives are setup first and that any pre-requisites are installed such as Web Server, .NET, ASP.NET, Office 2010 Filter software is installed. Any SSL Certificates will need to be re-applied.

By default the files will be installed to the C: drive. So, Exchange installation path can be set using

Setup /RecoverServer /TargetDir=<installation path>

Also, remember to apply any Roll updates afterwards.
ukitsmeAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your help guys. Greatly appreciate it.
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