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Tools for Exchange Server 2003: Listed by Category

Enhance your messaging environment with the tools listed on this page, available for download for no additional charge from the Microsoft Download Center and elsewhere. For service packs, trial offers, and more, see Downloads for Exchange Server 2003.

You can also view the Exchange 2003 tools arranged by title.

Important: Your use of any of the tools and updates listed on this page is governed by the terms and conditions of the Microsoft Software License Terms that can be found inside the download package. If you do not agree with those terms and conditions, do not use the software.

Administrative Extensions

Troubleshooting Assistant v1.1

April 4, 2007. 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.

Public Folder DAV-based Administration Tool

April 4, 2007. Use the Exchange Server Public Folder Distributed Authoring and Versioning (DAV)-based Administration tool (PFDAVAdmin) to perform various management tasks related to public folders and mailboxes.

Management Pack Configuration Wizard (English only)

March 7, 2007. Configure test mailboxes, message tracking, and monitoring services in the Exchange 2000 Server and Exchange Server 2003 Management Packs with this graphical user interface.

ActiveSync Mobile Web Administration (English only)

July 3, 2008. Manage the process of remotely erasing lost, stolen, or otherwise compromised mobile devices.

Badmail Deletion and Archiving (English only)

September 21, 2004. Delete or archive files automatically in the Badmail directory of specified Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) virtual servers.

E-Mail Journaling Advanced Configuration (English only)

May 25, 2004. Augment the current Exchange Server archiving features and capture recipients on expanded distribution lists, Bcc recipients, and other message details.

Outlook Web Access Web Administration

May 25, 2004. Administer Microsoft Outlook Web Access with this Web-based tool.

SMTP Internet Protocol Restriction and Accept/Deny List Configuration

May 24, 2004. Programmatically set Internet Protocol (IP) restrictions on an SMTP virtual server.

Data Access Modification

ActiveSync Certificate-Based Authentication (English only)

August 1, 2007. Provides several tools to help an Exchange administrator configure and validate client certificate authentication for Exchange Server ActiveSync.

Best Practices Analyzer v2.8

June 6, 2007. The Exchange Best Practices Analyzer is designed for administrators who want to determine the overall health of their Exchange servers and topology.

Troubleshooting Assistant v1.1

April 4, 2007. 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.

Messaging API (MAPI) Editor

June 7, 2006. This tool, which replaces the current Information Store Viewer (MDBVU32), provides access to the contents of Messaging API (MAPI) stores. This is done through a graphical user interface.

Domain Rename Fixup

August 12, 2005. Repair Exchange Server attributes in Active Directory directory service after using the Windows Server 2003 domain rename tool.

Up-to-Date Notifications Binding Cleanup (English only)

May 2, 2005. View and remove existing up-to-date notifications event registration items (bindings) on an individual as well as on a bulk level.

Information Store Viewer (MDBVU32) (English only)

May 24, 2004. The Information Store Viewer tool has been replaced by the MAPI Editor. The new tool, while still providing the functionality of the older tool for tasks such as browsing storage, is easier to use and is more stable. MAPI Editor is downloadable from this Exchange Server 2003 Tools page.

LegacyDN (English only)

May 25, 2004. Change Exchange Server 2003 organization names and administrative group names on critical system objects. You can also use this tool to view or change legacyExchangeDN values.

Data Gathering Analysis

ActiveSync Certificate-Based Authentication (English only)

August 1, 2007. Provides several tools to help an Exchange administrator configure and validate client certificate authentication for Exchange Server ActiveSync.

Best Practices Analyzer v2.8

June 6, 2007. The Exchange Best Practices Analyzer is designed for administrators who want to determine the overall health of their Exchange servers and topology.

SMTPDiag Tool

May 3, 2006. Determine whether SMTP and DNS are configured to reliably deliver mail to an external e-mail address.

User Monitor (English only)

April 8, 2005. Enables system administrators to view and evaluate individual user's usage and experience with Exchange Server.

Deployment Tools

September 21, 2004. Find out the steps you should take, the diagnostic tools you should use, and the Setup links to help you successfully install Exchange Server 2003.

ArchiveSink (English only)

May 24, 2004. Archive message and log recipient details and other information about messages sent to or received by your server that is running Exchange Server.

ExchDump (English only)

March 12, 2004. Gather Exchange Server configuration information from various sources used in troubleshooting support issues with this command-line tool.

Up-to-Date Notifications Troubleshooting (English only)

May 24, 2004. Solve common notification issues and test e-mail message delivery to specified mobile devices with this troubleshooting tool.

Deployment/Scalability

Jetstress (English only)

July 12, 2008. Simulate disk I/O load on a test server running Exchange to verify the performance and stability of your disk subsystem before putting your server into a production environment.

Load Generator (English only)

April 25, 2008. Exchange Load Generator is a simulation tool to measure the impact of MAPI, OWA, IMAP, POP and SMTP clients on Exchange servers.

Best Practices Analyzer v2.8

June 6, 2007. The Exchange Best Practices Analyzer is designed for administrators who want to determine the overall health of their Exchange servers and topology.

Stress and Performance Tool (English only)

March 7, 2007. This tool simulates large numbers of client sessions running on Exchange Server

Profile Analyzer (32 bit)

January 4, 2007. Collect estimated statistical information from a single mailbox store or across an Exchange Server organization.

Development

Collaboration Data Objects, Version 1.2.1

December 13, 2007. Provides access to data in any MAPI store through a set of strongly typed interfaces that correspond to the common Office Outlook items types, including Message, Appointment, and Person.

MAPI Client and Collaboration Data Objects 1.2.1

August 1, 2007. Starting with the Beta 2 release of Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, neither the Messaging API (MAPI) client libraries nor CDO 1.2.1 are provided as part of the product. The result is missing functionality that many server applications depend on. This tool provides access to these APIs, thereby providing access to the contents of the Exchange store and Active Directory.

Messaging API (MAPI) Editor

June 7, 2006. This tool, which replaces the current Information Store Viewer (MDBVU32), provides access to the contents of Messaging API (MAPI) stores. This is done through a graphical user interface.

Software Development Kit (SDK) Development Tools

December 3, 2004. Get tools and components for creating and debugging collaborative applications on Exchange Server.

ASP.NET Mobile Controls Device Updates

Update the supported devices you can use with Microsoft Outlook Mobile Access on your Exchange server.

Disaster Recovery

Troubleshooting Assistant v1.1

April 4, 2007. 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.

GUID Generator

May 24, 2004. Generate globally unique identifiers (GUIDs) with this tool.

Migration/Interop

Calendar Connector for Lotus Notes/Domino

December 13, 2007. The Exchange Server 2003 Calendar Connector for Lotus Notes/Domino is used for coexistence and migration of free/busy calendar data between Exchange Server 2003 and Lotus Domino.

Connector for Lotus Notes/Domino

December 13, 2007. The updated Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Connector for Lotus Notes/Domino is used for coexistence and migration of message flow, calendar requests, and directory synchronization between Exchange Server 2003 and Lotus Domino.

Migration Wizard for Lotus Notes

August 1, 2007. The Exchange Server 2003 Migration Wizard for Lotus Notes/Domino is used for migrating Lotus Domino Accounts and mailboxes to Exchange Server 2003 and Active Directory.

Mobility

ActiveSync Certificate-Based Authentication (English only)

August 1, 2007. Provides several tools to help an Exchange administrator configure and validate client certificate authentication for Exchange Server ActiveSync.

ActiveSync Mobile Web Administration (English only)

July 3, 2008. Manage the process of remotely erasing lost, stolen, or otherwise compromised mobile devices.

Up-to-Date Notifications Binding Cleanup (English only)

May 2, 2005. View and remove existing up-to-date notifications event registration items (bindings) on an individual as well as on a bulk level.

Add Root Certificate (English only)

May 24, 2004. Add a custom root certificate to your Windows Mobile-based Pocket PC.

Up-to-Date Notifications Troubleshooting (English only)

May 24, 2004. Solve common notification issues and test e-mail message delivery to specified mobile devices with this troubleshooting tool.

ASP.NET Mobile Controls Device Updates

Update the supported devices you can use with Microsoft Outlook Mobile Access on your Exchange server.

Troubleshooting

Management Pack for Microsoft Operations Manager 2005

June 6, 2007. The Exchange Server Management Pack includes rules and scripts to track performance, availability, and reliability of Exchange components, such as Internet-related services, Extensible Storage Engine, System Attendant, Microsoft Exchange Information Store service, and SMTP.

Best Practices Analyzer v2.8

June 6, 2007. The Exchange Best Practices Analyzer is designed for administrators who want to determine the overall health of their Exchange servers and topology.

Troubleshooting Assistant v1.1

April 4, 2007. 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.

Management Pack Configuration Wizard (English only)

March 7, 2007. Configure test mailboxes, message tracking, and monitoring services in the Exchange 2000 Server and Exchange Server 2003 Management Packs with this graphical user interface.

SMTPDiag Tool

May 3, 2006. Determine whether SMTP and DNS are configured to reliably deliver mail to an external e-mail address.

User Monitor (English only)

April 8, 2005. Enables system administrators to view and evaluate individual user's usage and experience with Exchange Server.

Error Code Lookup (English only)

May 24, 2004. Determine error values from decimal and hexadecimal error codes in Windows operating systems.

Up-to-Date Notifications Troubleshooting (English only)

May 24, 2004. Solve common notification issues and test e-mail message delivery to specified mobile devices with this troubleshooting tool.

Network Mail Flow

ActiveSync Certificate-Based Authentication (English only)

August 1, 2007. Provides several tools to help an Exchange administrator configure and validate client certificate authentication for Exchange Server ActiveSync.

Best Practices Analyzer v2.8

June 6, 2007. The Exchange Best Practices Analyzer is designed for administrators who want to determine the overall health of their Exchange servers and topology.

SMTPDiag Tool

May 3, 2006. Determine whether SMTP and DNS are configured to reliably deliver mail to an external e-mail address.

Address Rewrite (English only)

May 24, 2004. Rewrite return e-mail addresses on outgoing messages sent from a non-Microsoft mail system to Exchange Server and destined to external or Internet addresses.

ArchiveSink (English only)

May 24, 2004. Archive message and log recipient details and other information about messages sent to or received by your server that is running Exchange Server.

Up-to-Date Notifications Troubleshooting (English only)

May 24, 2004. Solve common notification issues and test e-mail message delivery to specified mobile devices with this troubleshooting tool.

WinRoute

May 25, 2004. Get a visual representation of the Exchange Server routing topology and the status of the different routing components.

Product Extensions

Collaboration Data Objects, Version 1.2.1

December 13, 2007. Provides access to data in any MAPI store through a set of strongly typed interfaces that correspond to the common Office Outlook items types, including Message, Appointment, and Person.

MAPI Client and Collaboration Data Objects 1.2.1

August 1, 2007. Starting with the Beta 2 release of Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, neither the Messaging API (MAPI) client libraries nor CDO 1.2.1 are provided as part of the product. The result is missing functionality that many server applications depend on. This tool provides access to these APIs, thereby providing access to the contents of the Exchange store and Active Directory.

Quota Message Service

June 7, 2006. Generate custom quota messages that inform users that they have exceeded their message quotas. This tool is a mailbox agent, and it uses template messages to format the body of the quota messages.

Profile Redirector or Exchange Profile Update

November 2, 2005. Exchange Redirector (ExProfRe.exe), also known as the Exchange Profile Update tool, updates Microsoft Office Outlook profiles after moving mailboxes across Exchange Server organizations or administrative groups.

Auto Accept Agent

August 3, 2005. Automatically process meeting requests for resource mailboxes.

Mailbox Merge Wizard (ExMerge) (English only)

August 3, 2005. Extract data from mailboxes on one Exchange server and then merge that data into mailboxes on another Exchange server.

MSSearch Administration Tool

April 6, 2005. Use this command-line tool to perform administrative tasks against a full-text index such as enabling and disabling a full-text index for searching, obtaining the current status of a full-text index, and stopping the current population on a full-text index.

Inter-Organization Replication (English only)

September 21, 2004. Replicate public folder and free and busy information between Exchange Server organizations.

Add Root Certificate (English only)

May 24, 2004. Add a custom root certificate to your Windows Mobile-based Pocket PC.

Address Rewrite (English only)

May 24, 2004. Rewrite return e-mail addresses on outgoing messages sent from a non-Microsoft mail system to Exchange Server and destined to external or Internet addresses.

ArchiveSink (English only)

May 24, 2004. Archive message and log recipient details and other information about messages sent to or received by your server that is running Exchange Server.

Security

ActiveSync Certificate-Based Authentication (English only)

August 1, 2007. Provides several tools to help an Exchange administrator configure and validate client certificate authentication for Exchange Server ActiveSync.

Best Practices Analyzer v2.8

June 6, 2007. The Exchange Best Practices Analyzer is designed for administrators who want to determine the overall health of their Exchange servers and topology.

Intelligent Message Filter

Find out how you can improve productivity and trim costs while lessening spam by exploring the resources listed on this page.

Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer

Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) is an easy-to-use tool designed to help small- and medium-sized businesses determine their security state in accordance with Microsoft security recommendations and offers specific remediation guidance.

Add Root Certificate (English only)

May 24, 2004. Add a custom root certificate to your Windows Mobile-based Pocket PC.

Disable Certificate Verification (English only)

May 24, 2004. Disable the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificate check that is performed on a server running Exchange ActiveSync.

Intelligent Message Filter

Find out how you can improve productivity and trim costs while lessening spam by exploring the resources listed on this page.