ManageEngine Exchange Reporter Plus is a web -based analysis and reporting solution for MS Exchange, providing you a profound insight on your organization's Exchange infrastructure.
Not plain reporting for vigilance, but this solution offers mail traffic statistics & analysis, mailbox size growth rate, server usage pattern, and other important data, using which an administrator can take informed decisions to optimize the efficiency of his organization's Exchange setup. One look at these reports, an administrator gets a clear picture of what he has to do next.
In other terms, Exchange Reporter Plus is an encapsulation of all the "analysis and supervision" required on behalf of an Exchange administrator to manage his email communication infrastructure efficiently! Reports are grouped under 7 different categories as listed below.
Exchange Reporter Plus needs MAPI to extract "mailbox size and content related data". MAPI can be made available by installing any of the below.
This section outlines the report categories and its dependencies on other applications. All the reporting requirements should be configured for data gathering. The ways to configure is highlighted in the following sections.
Exchange Reporter Plus requires an account to access resources like Active Directory, Exchange Servers, Mailboxes and Public Folders. The account should have sufficient privileges to access data from these sources.The credentials entered in the 'Organization Settings' page should satisfy the following conditions
Multiple accounts with the following privileges can also be used to schedule the individual data gathering tasks.
|Data to be gathered||An account that has privileges|
|Comprehensive data about Exchange organization||Administrator credentials with membership to the above mentioned administrative groups(Including those given in the below rows).|
|Mailbox Size Data||Any valid user credential with "send as" and "receive as" permissions on the mailboxes, about which information is to be gathered.|
|Exchange message tracking / Outlook Web Access Info Log files||Any valid user credential with read access to the admin share(Eg. <log files drive>$)of the drive where the log files are located.|
|Public Folder Properties and Public Folder Content Data||Any valid user credential with read access to Public Folders, about which information is to be gathered|
Exchange Reporter Plus requires MAPI (Messaging Application Programming Interface) to produce reports on the following categories.
MAPI can be installed using any one of the MAPI providers mentioned for each Exchange server environment shown below .
|Supported Exchange Server Environments||MAPI Providers|
|Exchange Server 2003||
|Exchange Server 2007||
|Exchange Server 2010/2013||
|Mixed environment consisting of Exchange Server 2003 and 2007||
|Mixed environment consisting of Exchange Server 2003 and 2010 (or) Exchange Server 2003, 2007 and 2010(or) Exchange Server 2007 and 2010||
To successfully create a MAPI profile, the credentials entered in the 'Organization Settings' page should satisfy the following conditions
Exchange Reporter Plus requires Exchange Management Shell(EMS)for Mailbox Permission reports.