After releasing Service Pack 1 for Exchange Server 2010, Microsoft also made available a brand new VHD with the updated e-mail server software pre-configured: Exchange Server 2010 SP1 VHD.
This download comes as a pre-configured VHD. This download enables you evaluate Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 SP1 for 180 days
Download this fully configured virtual machine of the latest release of Exchange Server 2010 SP1. Evaluate the new capabilities of Exchange Server 2010 SP1, which helps you achieve new levels of reliability and performance by delivering features that help to simplify your administration, protect your communications, and delight your users by meeting their demands for greater business mobility.
1. This trial software is intended for evaluation purposes only.
2. There is no product support for this trial. You are welcome to share your trial experience with others and to ask for advice by participating in the forums.
- Supported Operating Systems:Windows Server 2008;Windows Server 2008 Enterprise;Windows Server 2008 Standard
Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V or Windows Server 2008 R2 is required to use this virtual machine
In addition to the system requirements for Windows Server 2008 as described in the release notes, a 64-bit system with hardware-assisted virtualization enabled and data execution prevention (DEP) is required.
It is also recommended to ensure that you have a clean install of x64 edition of Windows Server 2008 to be able to use the Hyper-V technology.
Prerequisites, installation steps, OS recommendations, and known issues of Hyper-V can be found here