Best Practices Analyzer
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 recommendations for changes that can be made to the environment to achieve greater performance, scalability, and uptime.
For Exchange 2010 and 2007
The Exchange Best Practices Analyzer is integrated into Exchange 2007 and later. It is accessible from the Toolbox node in Exchange Management Console. To learn more, see:
For Exchange 2003 and earlier
The latest version includes enhancements to the user interface and additions to the best practices database.