The Problem

When you try to install Exchange Server 2016 on Windows Server 2016, you may get the following error:

"The Windows component Server-Gui-Mgmt-Infra isn't installed on this computer and needs to be installed before Exchange Setup can begin."

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The Solution

If you get an above error, try solving it by following steps.

1. Download the newer version of CU from following link

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=54450

2. Install it

3. Rerun the Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 setup again

The Windows component Server-Gui-Mgmt-Infra isn’t installed on this computer and needs to be installed before Exchange Setup can begin.
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Karim Buzdar

About the Author: Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various web sites. He blogs at LinuxWays.

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