Top Ten Troubleshooting Tools for Exchange Server Administrators

Most of the organizations are now relaying on Exchange Server for the purpose of mail communication and hence exchange administrator should know how to quickly deal with exchange server in disaster situation. Here in this article I will introduce you with some of the Exchange troubleshooting tools that every exchange server administrator should know. These tools will help you in monitoring and finding out the main cause of the disaster so that you can recover it as soon as possible. The tools are given below:

The Top Ten

1 Exchange Disaster Recovery and Conversion Tools

This tool is useful at the time when the Exchange Server is down due to the corruption in Exchange Database (EDB). Exchange Administrators can also use this tool to recover data from encrypted and password protected EDB files. The solution is also beneficial when Exchange administrator wants to transfer the Exchange mailboxes to PST format so that they can be used in Outlook. - joeprior

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2 PST Captured Tool Developed Visit Website9
3 Mail Flow Troubleshooter in ExTRA Visit Website9
4 Test-ExchangeServerHealth Script Visit Website9
5 Performance Monitor

Performance Monitor is a troubleshooting or Performance Optimizing tool developed by Microsoft. Exchange Administrators can use this tool to check the activities of Exchange Server components. The performance monitor will show the activities of selected parameter and these parameters are generally defined as counters. - joeprior

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6 ESEUTIL and ISENTEG Commands Visit Website9
7 Microsoft Log Parser Visit Website9
8 Exchange Remote Connectivity Analyzer

It is a web based tool developed by Microsoft to resolve the issues related to connectivity problems. Exchange Administrators can use this tool to test the Web Service connectivity, ActiveSync Connectivity, Internet emails and Outlook Connectivity. To run the tool open the site and follow the steps mentioned by them to resolve connectivity related issues. - joeprior

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9 Quest Free Network Troubleshooting tools Visit Website9
10 Queue Viewer in Exchange Server

Queue contains the messages that has not been delivered. Exchange Administrators can use this tool for troubleshooting mail flow related issues and in identifying Spam. This tool can also be used to connect to a remote computer that has a Microsoft exchange server 2010 hub transport server installed. - joeprior

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