Today I was installing Microsoft Exchange 2016 on a new Windows Server 2016 purely for lab and education purposes.
After starting the setup wizard and the Readiness Checks the following error appeared:
Error: The Windows component Server-Gui-Mgmt-Infra isn’t installed on this computer and needs to be installed before Exchange Setup can begin.
So I tried installing the required components with the following PowerShell command:
Install-WindowsFeature Server-Gui-Mgmt-Infra, Server-Gui-Shell -Restart
So after some thinking I realized that the Exchange 2016 application was released much earlier than the Windows Server 2016 operating system…
After some searching I found the latest “Exchange 2016 CU6 release” on the Microsoft.com website.
It appears that every CU is released in the form of a new ISO which is also the installation media. After downloading and running the installation everything was fine.