Whether an Exchange Server is experiencing a noticeable performance problem or a full-blown database failure, it's imperative to resolve the issue as quickly as possible. But because Exchange Server is such a complex application, it can sometimes take a considerable amount of time to diagnose the cause of a problem. Even worse, a misdiagnosis can do more harm than good, so administrators need to ensure that they identify and accurately address Exchange Server issues from the start.
In this tutorial, learn step-by-step how to install and use the Microsoft Exchange Troubleshooting Assistant tool to detect a variety of performance-related issues, and to troubleshoot mail flow and database problems on your Exchange server.
TUTORIAL: THE EXCHANGE TROUBLESHOOTING ASSISTANT TOOL
Part 1: Fix email performance with Exchange Troubleshooting Assistant
Part 2: Manage mail flow with Exchange Troubleshooting Assistant
Part 3: Diagnose database problems with Exchange Troubleshooting Assistant
|ABOUT THE AUTHOR:|
| Brien M. Posey, MCSE
Brien M. Posey, MCSE, is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional for his work with Exchange Server, and has previously received Microsoft's MVP award for Windows Server and Internet Information Server (IIS). Brien has served as CIO for a nationwide chain of hospitals and was once responsible for the Department of Information Management at Fort Knox. As a freelance technical writer, Brien has written for Microsoft, TechTarget, CNET, ZDNet, MSD2D, Relevant Technologies and other technology companies. You can visit Brien's personal Web site at http://www.brienposey.com.
This was first published in December 2007