This is the process i followed to installed Exchange 2010 SP1 in hosting mode

1. Run the following command: setup /prepareschema /hosting

2. Run setup /prepareAD /organizationName:EXCHANGE /hosting

3. To install individual server roles run:-

 

a. Run setup /mode:install /roles:HT /hosting /InstallWindowsComponent

b. Run setup /mode:install /roles:CA /hosting /InstallWindowsComponents

c. Run setup /mode:install /roles:MB /hosting /InstallWindowsComponents

 

Take a look in AD and you’ll see the ‘Microsoft Exchange Hosted Organizations’ container

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Also you’ll see the additional groups created

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Also note there is no Exchange Management console (EMC), only the Exchange Management shell (EMC)

 

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Written by Daniel Kenyon-Smith