Exchange Server 2013

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Thanks in advance. I want to Install Exchange 2013 in my Lab. I have downloaded  exchange2013-X64-CU10. is it the right software to Install in my lab or any thing else. Please guide me.
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JJ KRWindows System administratorAsked:
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StuartTechnical Architect - CloudCommented:
It sounds like you just have the cumulative update package there. Download and install a trial version of Exchange which is valid for 180 days - https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/evaluate-exchange-server-2013

Then install cu10 - https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=49044
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StuartTechnical Architect - CloudCommented:
Install guide - http://exchangeserverpro.com/how-to-install-exchange-server-2013/

Note the AD prep can be done before hand which would be better for experience OR the install will go this for you
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Seth SimmonsSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
is it the right software to Install in my lab

yes, that is correct
the CU update is actually the full version patched to that point so you can use it in a fresh install to test with.  no need to download a previous version then update to CU10.  I setup a lab environment a few weeks ago with the CU9 install and went well
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