An Exchange organization comprises of numerous user mailboxes and public folders across Exchange servers 2003, 2007, 2010 or 2013. The fundamental data storehouse that has all user mailbox data and public folder contents is the Exchange Databases consisting of the Mailbox databases and the Public Folder databases.
ManageEngine's Exchange Reporter Plus's Exchange Database Reports provide quick, reliable information on the database size, its growth, size restrictions and database split-up. These reports come in handy to effectively manage the databases and keep the databases in good shape. These reports can aid significantly during storage capacity monitoring and planning process.
The Exchange database reporting toolkit consists of the following reports:
|Reports on Mailbox Databases||Reports on Public Folder Databases|
A report to view all the information related to a mailbox database such as the mailbox database size, server location, number of mailboxes and so on. Fundamental details on the mailbox databases can be understood from this report.
Monitoring the growth of a mailbox database becomes important for the very reason that the mailbox database may fail to mount on exceeding its size limit. This report will turn out to the obvious choice for an Exchange administrator to track the growth of a mailbox database in terms of its size and monitor the Exchange database performance.
Mailbox Databases Split-up report is the one stop report to understand in detail about a mailbox database in terms of its size, mailbox count and storage volume consumed by the mailboxes. The Databases Split-up report consolidates all these information and functions as a quick database monitoring tool.
The Mailbox Database Restrictions report generates the mailbox database size limits for all the mailbox databases in an Exchange set up. The database limits set for a mailbox database is automatically inherited by all the mailboxes under the database.
This report can be an effective tool to track the growth of mailboxes on a particular mailbox database. The growth of a mailbox database is measured in terms of the mailbox count and not in terms of the database size.
A public folder database is a database containing the public folders and their contents. On scheduling and generating this report, the list of public folder databases existing in an Exchange organization along with details like server name, database size are listed.
With this report, an administrator can track how the public folder databases have grown in terms of its size. By comparing the growth of a public folder database with its corresponding database restrictions, a clear insight on the future course of action can be obtained.