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Microsoft Exchange Server Monitoring and Logging News
December 22, 2009
Check out these 12 third-party Exchange management tools and see how they can help administrators monitor, archive and migrate Exchange servers.
August 16, 2006
Because Microsoft's circular logging recommendations have changed over the years based on Exchange Server version changes, there is a lot of contradictory information out there on the topic. This article explains what circular logging is and the ...
May 25, 2006
Step-by-Step Guide: Exchange Server capacity planning with Performance Monitor -- part 5 of 6.
September 27, 2005
Tutorial: How to determine which ports Exchange Server is using, method 2: Netstat.
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To learn Managed Availability's inner workings, Exchange admins must understand where it stores information and how to access it. Continue Reading
The new platform built into Exchange 2013 may ease your monitoring burden. Our Exchange MVP breaks down how Managed Availability works and how it's designed to do its job. Continue Reading
Monitoring an Exchange deployment isn't new, but plenty has changed when it comes to what admins should do. Continue Reading
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There are numerous features you can use -- some native to Exchange 2010 and some included in virtualization platforms -- to improve uptime and optimize performance. Consider these six areas. Continue Reading
Compliance rules make tracking admin and email users a necessary evil. Thankfully, audit logging tools in Exchange 2010 can help. Continue Reading
Discover Mailscape 4.4, an Exchange systems management tool that helps admins proactively manage, monitor and troubleshoot multiple Exchange servers. Continue Reading
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Valuable Features: Open Source: All the sources for all the products are Open Source, so you can use a complete product from the start. There are...Continue Reading
ZABBIX is a 'all-in-on' and 'true opensource' monitoring solution but needs needs improved reporting functionsPowered by IT Central Station
Valuable Features: This software is the most powerfull monitoring tool that I know. Actually since 2005, when I started to work with ZABBIX,...Continue Reading
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IMO there is no comparison between Nagios and Zabbix. Zabbix wins hands down. Having worked with Zabbix since 1.4 it has evolved into a great...Continue Reading
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There isn't an option in Exchange to send non-delivery reports to intended recipients, but you can send copies to a postmaster mailbox. Here's how. Continue Reading
The key to successful monitoring protocols for Exchange deployments isn't about the components themselves -- it's about end users. Continue Reading
Every task that admins handle in hybrid deployments can be split into three categories, but two deserve most of your attention. Continue Reading
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One Exchange admin wants to know the best way to track OWA connections to his client access servers. Our expert has the answer. Continue Reading
It’s not uncommon for the Exchange 2010 management console to break down. Some failures may be attributed to changes made since Exchange 2007, but there are other causes as well. Continue Reading
Are you relying on complicated performance monitor counters to track your Exchange servers’ health? If so, you may want to give SCOM a try. Continue Reading