Quick Fix – Exchange Server Version?

Just noticed a new KB pop up on the RSS Feed – here

(How to determine the version number, the build number, and the service pack level of Exchange Server)

Bit of a mouthfull!

Anyway, the powershell command they suggest is pretty basic and does not give us a real friendly out put..



I much prefer this command that i snagged from this guys blog

Get-ExchangeServer | fl name,edition,admindisplayversion


Much cleaner results – and you can actually see the important info!

Update 25/10/2011

Try this command instead:

get-exchangeserver | select-object Name, ExchangeVersion, Admindisplayversion, serverrole, edition | fl

You can then match the ‘Exchange Version’ using this wiki post and find out how up to date you are.


About Robert Pearman
Robert Pearman is a UK based Small Business Server enthusiast. He has been working within the SMB IT Industry for what feels like forever. Robert likes Piña colada and taking walks in the rain, on occasion he also enjoys writing about Small Business Technology like Windows Server Essentials or more recently writing PowerShell Scripts. If you're in trouble, and you can find him, maybe you can ask him a question.

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