Microsoft Exchange 2010 SP3 (Service Pack 3) – announcing

The Exchange Team announced that in the first half of calendar year 2013 will be released Service Pack 3 (SP3) for Microsoft Exchange 2010.


New Service Pack (SP3) for Microsoft Exchange 2010 will contain new features like:


  • Coexistence with Exchange 2013: Customers that want to introduce Exchange Server 2013 into their existing Exchange 2010 infrastructure will need the coexistence changes shipping in SP3.
  • Support for Windows Server 2012: With Service Pack 3, you will have the ability to install and deploy Exchange Server 2010 on machines running Windows Server 2012.
  • Customer Requested Fixes: All fixes contained within update rollups released prior to Service Pack 3 will also be contained within SP3. Details of our regular Exchange 2010 release rhythm can be found in Exchange 2010 Servicing

Before you will install Service Pack 3 for Exchange 2010, to add new features, you will need to update Active Directory Schema.