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Microsoft Exchange Analyzers

Use the following Microsoft Exchange Analyzer tools to: Verify basic connectivity; identify potential configuration, performance, and disaster recovery problems; and to troubleshoot issues in an Exchange Server topology.

Remote Connectivity Analyzer

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. When a test fails, many of the errors have troubleshooting tips to assist the IT Administrator in correcting the problem.

Troubleshooting Assistant

The Microsoft Exchange Troubleshooting Assistant can help to determine the cause of performance, mail flow and database mounting issues on computers running Microsoft Exchange Server. The tool automates specialized troubleshooting steps for identified symptoms.

For Exchange 2010 and 2007

The Exchange Troubleshooting Assistant 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

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.

Additional tools and information

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