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Exchange Management Pack Script Dependencies

 

Topic Last Modified: 2006-04-03

The following table shows the rules and dependencies for Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 scripts in the Exchange Management Pack.

 

Script name Rule name Rule group Needs test mailbox Needs other configuration Script dependencies

Exchange - Local Server Discovery

Launch Exchange local server discovery

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange Service Discovery\Exchange Local Server Discovery\

No

No

LDAP

Exchange - Publish ExMP Data

  • Publish Exchange Management Pack Configuration Data.

  • Publish data for Agent Mailbox impersonation.

  • Daily Agent Mailbox data generation.

  • Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange Management Pack Configuration Data\

  • Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2000\Availability and State Monitoring\Configuration Support\

  • Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2003\Availability and State Monitoring\Configuration Support\

No

No

EMPKP.EXE

Exchange - Topology Discovery

Launch Exchange topology discovery

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange Service Discovery\Exchange Topology Discovery\

No

Requires two manual configuration steps (enabling agent proxying and making an Exchange server a member of the Microsoft Exchange Topology Discovery Computers Computer Group)

LDAP

Exchange 2000 - Check for existence of mailboxes on Front-End Servers

Check for mailboxes on front-end servers.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2000\Server Health Monitoring\Server Configuration Monitoring\

No

No

LDAP

Exchange 2000 - Check local disks free space

Check free disk space.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2000\Server Health Monitoring\Free Disk Space Thresholds\

No

Might need to set custom thresholds

WMI, LDAP

Exchange 2000 - Check mailbox store status

Check for unmounted mailbox store.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2000\Availability and State Monitoring\Database Mounted Check\

No

No

CDOEXM, LDAP

Exchange 2000 - Check service(s) state

Service verification. Check services script.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2000\Availability and State Monitoring\Verify Exchange Services\

No

Registry settings - use the EMP Configuration Wizard

WMI

Exchange 2000 - Check service(s) state frontend

Service verification. Check services script.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2000\Availability and State Monitoring\Verify Exchange Services Frontend Servers\

No

Registry settings - use the EMP Configuration Wizard

WMI

Exchange 2000 - Check 'services to monitor' registry key

Service verification. Check services to monitor registry key.

  • Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2000\Availability and State Monitoring\Verify Exchange Services Frontend Servers\

  • Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2000\Availability and State Monitoring\Verify Exchange Services\

No

No

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Exchange 2000 - Check value of HeapDeCommitFreeBlockThreshold Registry Key

Check the value of the HeapDeCommitFreeBlockThreshold Registry Key.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2000\Server Health Monitoring\Server Configuration Monitoring\

No

No

WMI

Exchange 2000 - Collect database size per server

Report Collection - Database Size per Server

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2000\Server Utilization Logging: Reporting and Views\Report Collection\

No

No

LDAP

Exchange 2000 - Collect Mailbox Statistics

Report Collection - Mailbox Statistics

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2000\Server Utilization Logging: Reporting and Views\Report Collection\

Yes

Must store the mailbox access account credentials - use the EMP Configuration Wizard

LDAP, EMPMB.EXE

Exchange 2000 - Collect Message Tracking Log Statistics

Report Collection - Message Tracking Log Data

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2000\Server Utilization Logging: Reporting and Views\Report Collection\

No

No

EMPMT.EXE

Exchange 2000 - Collect number of mailboxes per server

Report Collection - Number of Mailboxes per server

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2000\Server Utilization Logging: Reporting and Views\Report Collection\

No

No

LDAP

Exchange 2000 - Collect Operating System Server Information

Report Collection - Windows Server Configuration Information

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2000\Server Utilization Logging: Reporting and Views\Report Collection\

No

No

WMI

Exchange 2000 - Collect Public Folder Statistics

Report Collection - Public Folder Statistics

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2000\Server Utilization Logging: Reporting and Views\Report Collection\

Yes

Must store the mailbox access account credentials - use the EMP Configuration Wizard

LDAP, EMPPF.EXE

Exchange 2000 - Collect Server Information

Report Collection - Exchange 2000 Server Configuration Information

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2000\Server Utilization Logging: Reporting and Views\Report Collection\

No

No

LDAP

Exchange 2000 - Install Exchange Helper Objects

Install Exchange 2000 Helper Objects.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2000\Availability and State Monitoring\Configuration Support\

No

No

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Exchange 2000 - Mail flow receiver

Receive mailflow messages.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2000\Availability and State Monitoring\Verify Mail Flow\

Yes

Must store the mailbox access account credentials - use the EMP Configuration Wizard

LDAP, EMPMR.EXE

Exchange 2000 - Mail flow sender

Send mailflow messages.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2000\Availability and State Monitoring\Verify Mail Flow\

Yes

Must store the mailbox access account credentials - use the EMP Configuration Wizard

LDAP, EMPMS.EXE

Exchange 2000 - MAPI logon verification

Check mailbox store availability - MAPI logon test.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2000\Availability and State Monitoring\MAPI Logon Check\

Yes

Must store the mailbox access account credentials - use the EMP Configuration Wizard

LDAP, EMPML.EXE

Exchange 2000 - Verify Circular Logging settings are correct for each Storage Group

Verify Circular Logging setting for each Storage Group.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2000\Server Health Monitoring\Server Configuration Monitoring\

No

No

CDOEXM

Exchange 2000 - Verify IIS Lockdown was run

Verify that the IIS lockdown wizard started.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2000\Server Health Monitoring\Server Configuration Monitoring\

No

No

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Exchange 2000 - Verify Log Files Are Being Truncated (by age modified)

Verify that the log files are being truncated by backup (by age modified).

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2000\Server Health Monitoring\Server Configuration Monitoring\

No

No

LDAP

Exchange 2000 - Verify Message Tracking is Enabled

Verify that Message Tracking is enabled.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2000\Server Health Monitoring\Server Configuration Monitoring\

No

No

LDAP

Exchange 2000 - Verify Message Tracking Log shares are locked down

Verify Message Tracking Log shares are locked down.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2000\Server Health Monitoring\Server Configuration Monitoring\

No

No

LDAP

Exchange 2000 - Verify remote Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) queues

Verify remote Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) queues.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2000\Server Health Monitoring\SMTP Remote Queues Thresholds\

No

No

LDAP, WMI

Exchange 2000 - Verify required Windows hotfixes

Verify required Windows hotfixes.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2000\Server Health Monitoring\Verify Windows Hotfixes\

No

No

WMI

Exchange 2000 - Verify SMTP Directories Are On an NTFS Formatted Drive

Verify that the SMTP directories are on a NTFS formatted drive.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2000\Server Health Monitoring\Server Configuration Monitoring\

No

No

LDAP, WMI

Exchange 2000 - Verify SMTP VS Cannot Anonymously Relay

Verify that SMTP Virtual Server cannot anonymously relay (spam prevention).

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2000\Server Health Monitoring\Server Configuration Monitoring\

No

No

LDAP

Exchange 2000 - Verify Test Mailboxes

Verify Test Mailboxes

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2000\Availability and State Monitoring\Verify Agent Mailbox Configuration\

No

No

LDAP

Exchange 2000 - Verify URLScan ISAPI Filter is Installed and Running

Verify that the URLScan ISAPI filter is installed and running.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2000\Server Health Monitoring\Server Configuration Monitoring\

No

No

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Exchange 2003 - Check for existence of mailboxes on Front-End Servers

Check for existence of mailboxes on Front-End Servers.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2003\Health Monitoring and Performance Thresholds\Server Configuration and Security Monitoring\

No

No

LDAP

Exchange 2003 - Check HeapDeCommitFreeBlockThreshold Registry Key

Check the value of the HeapDeCommitFreeBlockThreshold Registry Key.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2003\Health Monitoring and Performance Thresholds\Server Configuration and Security Monitoring\

No

No

WMI

Exchange 2003 - Check local disks free space

Check free disk space.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2003\Health Monitoring and Performance Thresholds\Free Disk Space Thresholds\

No

Might need to set custom thresholds

WMI, LDAP

Exchange 2003 - Check mailbox store status

Check for unmounted mailbox store.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2003\Availability and State Monitoring\Database Mounted Check\

No

No

CDOEXM

Exchange 2003 - Check service(s) state

Service verification. Check services script.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2003\Availability and State Monitoring\Verify Exchange Services\

No

Registry settings - use the EMP Configuration Wizard

WMI

Exchange 2003 - Check service(s) state frontend

Service verification. Check services script.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2003\Availability and State Monitoring\Verify Exchange Services Frontend Servers\

No

Registry settings - use the EMP Configuration Wizard

WMI

Exchange 2003 - Check 'services to monitor' registry key

Service verification. Check services to monitor registry key.

  • Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2003\Availability and State Monitoring\Verify Exchange Services Frontend Servers\

  • Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2003\Availability and State Monitoring\Verify Exchange Services\

No

No

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Exchange 2003 - Collect database size per server

Report Collection - Database Size per Server.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2003\Report Collection Rules\Database Size Analysis\

No

No

LDAP

Exchange 2003 - Collect Mailbox Statistics

Report Collection - Mailbox Statistics

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2003\Report Collection Rules\Mailbox Statistics Analysis\

Yes

Must store the mailbox access account credentials - use the EMP Configuration Wizard

LDAP, EMPMB.EXE

Exchange 2003 - Collect Message Tracking Log Statistics

Report Collection - Message Tracking Log Data

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2003\Report Collection Rules\Message Tracking Log Analysis\

No

No

EMPMT.EXE

Exchange 2003 - Collect number of mailboxes per server

Report Collection - Number of Mailboxes per server.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2003\Report Collection Rules\Mailboxes Per Server Analysis\

No

No

LDAP

Exchange 2003 - Collect Operating System Server Information

Report Collection - Windows Server Configuration Information.

  • Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2003\Report Collection Rules\Windows Server Configuration for Frontend Servers\

  • Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2003\Report Collection Rules\Windows Server Configuration\

No

No

WMI

Exchange 2003 - Collect Public Folder Statistics

Report Collection - Public Folder Statistics.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2003\Report Collection Rules\Public Folder Statistics Analysis\

Yes

Must store the mailbox access account credentials - use the EMP Configuration Wizard

LDAP, EMPPF.EXE

Exchange 2003 - Collect Server Information

Report Collection - Exchange 2003 Server Configuration Information.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2003\Report Collection Rules\Exchange Server Configuration\

No

No

LDAP

Exchange 2003 - EAS logon verification

Synthetic Exchange ActiveSync logon.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2003\Availability and State Monitoring\Verify Exchange ActiveSync Front-End Availability\

Yes*

Must store the mailbox access account credentials - use the EMP Configuration Wizard. It may need registry settings to monitor custom URIs.

LDAP, EasMonitor

Exchange 2003 - Mail flow receiver

Receive mail flow messages.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2003\Availability and State Monitoring\Verify Mail Flow\

Yes

Must store the mailbox access account credentials - use the EMP Configuration Wizard

LDAP, EMPMR.EXE

Exchange 2003 - Mail flow sender

Send mail flow messages.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2003\Availability and State Monitoring\Verify Mail Flow\

Yes

Must store the mailbox access account credentials - use the EMP Configuration Wizard

LDAP, EMPMS.EXE

Exchange 2003 - MAPI logon verification

Check mailbox store availability - MAPI logon test.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2003\Availability and State Monitoring\MAPI Logon Check and Availability Reporting\

Yes

Must store the mailbox access account credentials - use the EMP Configuration Wizard

LDAP, EMPML.EXE

Exchange 2003 - OMA logon verification

Synthetic Outlook Mobile Access logon.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2003\Availability and State Monitoring\Verify Outlook Mobile Access Front-End Availability\

Yes*

Must store the mailbox access account credentials - use the EMP Configuration Wizard. It may need registry settings to monitor custom URIs.

LDAP, OmaMonitor

Exchange 2003 - OWA logon verification

Synthetic Outlook Web Access logon.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2003\Availability and State Monitoring\Verify Outlook Web Access Front-End Availability\

Yes

Must store the mailbox access account credentials - use the EMP Configuration Wizard. It may need registry settings to monitor custom URIs.

LDAP, ManagementPackOwa

Exchange 2003 - Verify Circular Logging settings are correct for each Storage Group

Verify Circular Logging setting for each Storage Group.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2003\Health Monitoring and Performance Thresholds\Server Configuration and Security Monitoring\

No

No

LDAP

Exchange 2003 - Verify if SSL should be required

Verify if SSL should be required.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2003\Health Monitoring and Performance Thresholds\Server Configuration and Security Monitoring\

No

No

LDAP

Exchange 2003 - Verify IIS Lockdown was run

Verify that the IIS lockdown wizard started.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2003\Health Monitoring and Performance Thresholds\Server Configuration and Security Monitoring\

No

No

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Exchange 2003 - Verify Log Files Are Being Truncated (by age modified)

Verify that the Log Files are being truncated by backup (by age modified).

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2003\Health Monitoring and Performance Thresholds\Server Configuration and Security Monitoring\

No

No

LDAP

Exchange 2003 - Verify Message Tracking is Enabled

Verify that Message Tracking is enabled.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2003\Health Monitoring and Performance Thresholds\Server Configuration and Security Monitoring\

No

No

LDAP

Exchange 2003 - Verify Message Tracking Log shares are locked down

Verify Message Tracking Log shares are locked down.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2003\Health Monitoring and Performance Thresholds\Server Configuration and Security Monitoring\

No

No

LDAP

Exchange 2003 - Verify remote Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) queues

Verify remote Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) queues.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2003\Health Monitoring and Performance Thresholds\SMTP Remote Queues Thresholds\

No

No

LDAP

Exchange 2003 - Verify required Windows hotfixes

Verify required Windows hotfixes.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2003\Health Monitoring and Performance Thresholds\Verify Windows Hotfixes\

No

No

WMI

Exchange 2003 - Verify SMTP Directories Are On an NTFS Formatted Drive

Verify that the SMTP directories are on an NTFS- formatted drive.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2003\Health Monitoring and Performance Thresholds\Server Configuration and Security Monitoring\

No

No

LDAP, WMI

Exchange 2003 - Verify SMTP VS Cannot Anonymously Relay

Verify that SMTP Virtual Server cannot anonymously relay (spam prevention).

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2003\Health Monitoring and Performance Thresholds\Server Configuration and Security Monitoring\

No

No

LDAP

Exchange 2003 - Verify Test Mailboxes

Verify Test Mailboxes.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2003\Availability and State Monitoring\Verify Agent Mailbox Configuration\

No

No

LDAP

Exchange 2003 - Verify URLScan ISAPI Filter is Installed and Running

Verify that the URLScan ISAPI filter is installed and running.

Microsoft Exchange Server\Exchange 2003\Health Monitoring and Performance Thresholds\Server Configuration and Security Monitoring\

No

No

LDAP

 
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