ManageEngine Exchange Reporter Plus provides administrators with all the data needed to manage both Exchange Servers and Exchange Online environments. This solution allows real-time change auditing, health monitoring, and analysis of Exchange components and entities. The reports generated can be scheduled to be emailed to you at specified time intervals or saved to any folder in CSV, PDF, XLS, and HTML formats. Alerts can also be configured in order to get real-time notifications about any change to critical components in the your Exchange environment.
The hard disk space can be calculated based on the number of users in your organization.
|Number of users||No. of days||Total size|
|1000||100||37 * 1000 * 100= 3700000 KB (3.7 GB)|
Exchange Reporter Plus requires an account to access Active Directory and Exchange Servers (including components like mailboxes and public folders). The account will have administrative rights on the product and will henceforth be referred to as ERP admin account in this document. The account provided should satisfy the following criteria.
The ERP admin account must be a member of the following groups.
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This table displays the different groups, their privileges, and the reports that can be generated using these privileges.
|Domain admins||Members have complete control over the domain.||*|
|Enterprise admins||Members of this group will have control over all domains in the forest.||**|
|Organization management role group
(For Exchange Servers 2010 and above.)
|Members of this group can perform organization-specific tasks that have been assigned to the role group.|
|Exchange View only Administrator group
(For Exchange Servers 2003 and 2007.)
|Members of this group can only view information about Exchange Server configuration.|
|Server management role group||Members of this group can perform server-specific tasks that have been assigned to the role group.||The Email Queue Monitoring report needs the Transport Queue role to be assigned in order to be populated with data.|
*: Auditing reports will have data only if the environment is limited to a single DC.
**: In multiple domain environments, auditing reports will have data only if the Admin Account is a member of Enterprise Admins.
For the Email Traffic Reports of Exchange Reporter Plus, the ERP admin account should have at least Read Only permission on the following directories:
For Outlook Web Access and ActiveSync reports, the ERP Admin Account must be granted at least Read Only permission on the following directories:
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For IIS 7,
To install ManageEngine Exchange Reporter Plus,
Once Exchange Reporter Plus is installed, an Exchange organization should be added to proceed with the working. The credentials provided here will be used for all data gathering tasks by default.
To start Exchange Reporter Plus in console mode, click the Desktop Icon of Exchange Reporter Plus from the machine where it is installed.
It can also be started from:
Running Exchange Reporter Plus as a Service:
Installing "Exchange Reporter Plus Service":
When you install "Exchange Reporter Plus Service" it will invoke the following User Interface. Please provide the credentials of a user who has the administrative privileges on the local machine where the product is installed.
Once the "Exchange Reporter Plus Service" is installed you can start the product as "Windows service". When Exchange Reporter Plus is started in Windows XP / Windows 2003 machines with firewall enabled, Windows may pop up security alerts asking whether to block or unblock the following program as shown in the images below:
Unblock this program to start Exchange Reporter Plus.
To access the product, open a Web browser and type “http://<hostname>:<port number>“ in the address bar.
Here the "hostname" refers to the DNS name of the machine where Exchange Reporter Plus is running and the "port number" is the port at which Exchange Reporter Plus is running. The default port number is"8181" which can be changed during installation or from the Connection settings of the product.
Note: If the product runs in a console mode you can invoke the product client from system tray icon as well.
Start → Programs → Exchange Reporter Plus → Stop Exchange Reporter Plus.
Note: If the product runs in a console mode you can stop the product from system tray icon as well.