Saturday, May 24, 2014

Exchange Server 2003/2007/2010 Useful tools

It’s very hard to remember all URL for tools available and to keep in repository and favorites for the tools required for Exchange Servers. I always searching on search engine for any require tools, finally i decided i will collect most of those tools in my blogs and share with you

Exchange Remote Connectivity Analyzer Tool
The Exchange Remote Connectivity Analyzer tool, is a Web- based tool designed to help IT Administrators troubleshoot connectivity issues with their Exchange Server deployments. The tool simulates several client logon and mail flow scenarios. Go and download the below tool and experience.
Go to RCA Web Page

Microsoft Exchange Best Practices Analyzer v2.8 (ExBPA)
The Exchange Best Practices Analyzer programmatically collects settings and values from data repositories such as Active Directory, registry, metabase and performance monitor. Once collected, a set of comprehensive ‘best practice’ rules are applied to the topology.
Administrators running this tool will get a detailed report listing the recommendations that can be made to the environment to achieve greater performance, scalability and uptime. 

Exchange Best Practices Analyzer

Microsoft ExRAP Scoping Tool 
This download package is intended for Microsoft Premier Customers Only. This package includes all of the scoping tools necessary to prepare and qualify your environment to receive a Risk and Health Assessment Program for Microsoft Exchange Server (ExRAP).
  
ExRAP

Microsoft Exchange Server User Monitor (ExMON)
Use the Microsoft Exchange Server User Monitor to gather real-time data to better understand current client usage patterns, and to plan for future work. Administrators can view several items, including IP addresses used by clients, versions and modes of Microsoft Office Outlook, and resources such as CPU usage, server-side processor latency, and total latency for network and processing. Works with Microsoft Exchange Server 2000, 2003, 2007 and 2010

 Exchange Server User Monitor

Microsoft Exchange Troubleshooting Assistant v1.1 (ExPTA)
The Exchange Troubleshooting Assistant programmatically executes a set of troubleshooting steps to identify the root cause of performance, mail flow, and database mounting issues. The tool automatically determines what set of data is required to troubleshoot the identified symptoms and collects configuration data, performance counters, event logs and live tracing information from an Exchange server and other appropriate sources. The tool analyzes each subsystem to determine individual bottlenecks and component failures, then aggregates the information to provide root cause analysis.

Exchange Troubleshooting Assistant

Exchange Pre-Deployment Analyzer (ExPDA)
You can use the Exchange Pre-Deployment Analyzer to perform an overall topology readiness scan of your environment. When you run the Exchange Pre-Deployment Analyzer, it provides a detailed report that will alert you if there are any issues within your organization, which could prevent you from deploying Exchange 2010.
Exchange Pre-Deployment Analyzer

Unified Messaging Troubleshooting Tool
The Exchange 2010 UM Troubleshooting Tool is an Exchange Management Shell cmdlet that you can use to diagnose configuration errors specific to call answering scenarios and to test whether voice mail is functioning correctly in both on-premises and cross-premises UM deployments.

Unified Messaging Troubleshooting Tool 

Exchange 2010 Mailbox Server Role Requirements Calculator
  
  E2010 Server Role Requirements Calculator that addresses several usability issues identified in the prior release. To see what's new in this version and to download it, please go to Updates to the Exchange 2010 Server Role Requirements Calculate.

Exchange 2010 Server Role Requirements Calculator

Microsoft Exchange Server Profile Analyzer (ExEPA)
Use the Microsoft Exchange Server Profile Analyzer tool to collect estimated statistical information from a single mailbox store or across an Exchange Server organization. The collected data can be used for such tasks as analyzing the performance and health of a server that has mailboxes, improving capacity planning models, and improving testing methodologies and tools.

Microsoft Exchange Server Profile Analyzer

 ExFolders
This new tool is replacement of PFDAVAdmin to Exchange 2010. This got changed the name to ExFolders because it no longer relies on DAV, and it’s not just for public folders (even PFDAVAdmin, in its public release, was not just for public folders).

ExFolders


Log Parser 2.2
Log parser is a powerful, versatile tool that provides universal query access to text-based data such as log files, XML files and CSV files, as well as key data sources on the Windows® operating system such as the Event Log, the Registry, the file system, and Active Directory®. You tell Log Parser what information you need and how you want it processed.

Log Parser

Exchange Log Analyzer
The ExLogAnalyzer is a framework that parses logs and triggers events based on the log entries. It can analyze (replay) logs across multiple servers and multiple log types in a single run.
ExLogAnalyzer

Exchange 2007 Anti-Spam Migration
The Exchange 2007 Anti Spam Migration Tool reads these settings from Active Directory and converts them to equivalent Windows Power Shell script (consisting of Exchange 2007 tasks) which can then be run on Edge Transport or Hub Transport roles of Exchange Server 2007.

Anti Spam Migration Tool 


Exchange Support Tool: ExchDump
ExchDump is a command line utility that gathers Exchange configuration information from various sources used in troubleshooting support issues.

ExchDump

 

Microsoft Exchange Server MAPI Client and Collaboration Data Objects 1.2.1
The Messaging API is a COM-like API that provides access to the contents of messaging stores. CDO 1.2.1 (Collaboration Data Objects, version 1.2.1) is a package providing access to Outlook-compatible objects through a COM-based API. Using either CDO or MAPI, a program can connect to a MAPI store, and then perform operations against that store.

Microsoft Exchange Server MAPI Client and Collaboration Data Objects

Microsoft Exchange Server Inter-Organization Replication
Use the Inter-Organization Replication tool to replicate free and busy information and public folder content between Exchange organizations. The tool allows for the coordination of meeting, appointments, contacts, and public folder information between disjointed Exchange organizations

Inter-Organization Replication 

Microsoft Exchange Server WinRoute
Use WinRoute to determine the link state routing information as known to the routing master. The WinRoute tool connects to the link state port, TCP port 691, on Exchange 2000 or 2003 server and extracts the link state information for an organization. The information is a series of GUIDs that WinRoute matches to objects in Active Directory, connectors and bridgehead servers, and presents in human-readable format. This tool should be the first step in troubleshooting routing in an Exchange 2000 and Exchange 2003 mail-handling environment.

WinRoute

Exchange Server Importer for Lotus cc:Mail Archives
Use the Importer for Lotus cc:Mail Archives tool to import cc:Mail archive files to folders in an Exchange 2003 mailbox store or to one or more personal folder (.pst) files. After you install the archive importer, you can import all cc:Mail archives yourself or you can distribute the archive importer program (Ccmarch.exe) to users who need to import their own cc:Mail archive files.
Exchange Server Importer for Lotus cc:Mail Archives

Microsoft Exchange Server Inter-Organization Replication
Use the Inter-Organization Replication tool to replicate free and busy information and public folder content between Exchange organizations. The tool allows for the coordination of meeting, appointments, contacts, and public folder information between disjointed Exchange organizations.
Inter-Organization Replication

Microsoft Exchange Server Jetstress 2010
Use Jetstress 2010 to verify the performance and stability of a disk subsystem prior to putting a Microsoft Exchange Server 2003, 2007 and 2010 server into production. Jetstress helps verify disk performance by simulating Exchange disk Input/Output (I/O) load. Specifically, Jetstress simulates the Exchange database and log file loads produced by a specific number of users.

Exchange Server Jetstress Tool

Microsoft Exchange Server SMTPDiag Tool
SmtpDiag is a troubleshooting tool designed to work directly on a Windows server with IIS/SMTP service enabled or with Exchange Server installed. It utilizes the same APIs as Windows and Exchange in order to diagnose configuration and connection issues involving SMTP and DNS.
Exchange Server SMTPDiag Tool

Microsoft Exchange Server Information Store Viewer (MDBVU32)
Use Information Store Viewer (also called MDBVu32) to view or set details about a user’s message storage files, which consist of the private information store, the personal folder file (.Pst), the public store and the offline folder file (.Ost).
Exchange Server Information Store Viewer (MDBVU32)
Microsoft Exchange Server MTA Check
Use MTA Check, a command line tool, to check the MTA database consistency of Exchange message transfer agent (MTA) and to repair the MTA database if necessary. MTA Check will analyze and correct problems in the MTA.
Microsoft Exchange Server MTA Check

 

 

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