Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 RU1

Okay so it’s not difficult to install, but as ever I want to share the steps we have used successfully.

So before you start yeah a reboot to start with, as we have seen that is just a better place to start the installation! 

Generally it takes 10-15mins for the Rollup to install

Standalone Servers

  1. Reboot Server
  2. Apply Rollup 1
  3. Check Event log & all Exchange services have started.
  4. Reboot Server.
  5. Check Event log and all make sure that all Exchange services have started.

Note. On Hub servers check all mail queues.

Mailbox SCC Clusters 
Passive Node

  1. Reboot passive node.
  2. Apply Rollup 1 to passive node
  3. Reboot passive node
  4. Move Cluster Resources to Passive Node
  5. Check all Resources & Exchange Stores are online
  6. Test mailbox access

Active Node

  1. Reboot server once cluster resources have been moved to Passive Node.
  2. Apply Rollup 1 to active node. (Takes 10-15mins)
  3. Reboot Node.
  4. Move Cluster resources back.
  5. Check all Resources & Exchange Stores are online.
  6. Test mailbox access.

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