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upgrading Windows 2012 R2 server running Exchange 2016 to Windows 2016

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Is it possible to upgrade Windows 2012 R2 server running Exchange 2016 to Windows 2016?  It would be much more easier to upgrade Windows, otherwise we'll have to create a new Windows 2016 server to install a new Exchange server to migrate the mailboxes to.  

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No - Windows cannot be upgraded in place once Exchange is installed. You'll be in for a far smoother ride if you can build a new server and migrate to it.

See the note under "What do you need to know before you begin?" here: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb691354(v=exchg.160).aspx
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