Where Is the Exchange 2013 EMC

This may be the shortest post ever in the history of Techieshelp. If you have just installed Exchange 2013 you may be looking for the Exchange 2013 EMC ( Exchange Management Console). Well good luck because as a snap in it no longer exists. Not that even as a Exchange Enterprise Messaging MCITP I was looking for it for twenty minutes. The new Exchange 2013 EMC is now known as the Exchange 2013 EAC or Exchange Administration Centre. The ECP is installed into IIS when the CAS role is installed on your Exchange 2013 server. You must install this role in your Exchange 2013 organization. To get to it simply launch your web browser of choice and hit the follow

 

https://servername/ecp

Then you will see the screen below, log-in and you will see the familiar console, even more so if you are used to office 365.

EMC console exchange 2013

Bare in mind the server or PC that you want to manage Exchange 2013 from will need a compatible browser. See below

Exchange 2013 Web Browser Compatibility

Web Browser Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 Windows Vista Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 Mac OSX Linux
Internet Explorer 8 Supported Supported Premium Unsupported Unsupported Unsupported
Internet Explorer 9 Unsupported Supported Premium Unsupported Unsupported Unsupported
Internet Explorer 10 or later Unsupported Supported Premium Premium Unsupported Unsupported
Firefox 11 or later Supported Supported Premium Premium Premium Supported
Safari 5.1 or later Unsupported Unsupported Unsupported Unsupported Premium Unsupported
Chrome 18 or later Supported Supported Premium Premium Premium Unsupported
  • Premium: All functional features are supported and fully tested.
  • Supported: Has same functional feature support as premium. However, supported browsers will be missing features that the browser and operating system combination doesn’t support.
  • Unsupported: The browser and operating system isn’t supported or tested.

Tags: 2013, ECP

Allen White

Allen is a Consultant for ITPS in the North East of England and holds the following accreditations. MCSA, MCSE, MCTS, MCITP, CCA, CCSP, VCP 4,5 and HP ASE, AIS - Network Infrastructure.

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