Watch Exchange 2016 Installation - Part 15 - Creating your Databases with the GUI and PowerShell

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In this video we take a look at how to create your Exchange 2016 databases using the Exchange Management Shell (EMS - PowerShell) and also using the Exchange Admin Center (EAC)

Video Steps

1. Launch the Exchange Admin Centre

Click on the start button and then expand Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 and click on Exchange Admin Centre.

2. Enter your credentials

Enter in your username and password and press enter.

3. Servers

Once you have logged in click on Servers on the left hand side.

4. Databases

Click on the + button to add a new Mailbox Database and enter in the location for the .EDB and log directory.
Using Powershell to Extract .dtsx files, search them and then replace the required string.
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