Exchange Server Mailbox Reporting
It is mandatory on the part of an Exchange Administrator to be well-informed on every minute data governing the Exchange mailboxes. However, this is easier said than done. Considering the huge volume of information to be tracked, it is a formidable task to keep an eye over all mailbox sizes, the inactive mailboxes and loads of other attributes.
ManageEngine Exchange Reporter Plus, with its comprehensive reports on mailbox properties, comes to your rescue. With over 15 reports on mailbox properties, the task of managing mailboxes across Exchange servers 2003, 2007 or 2010 becomes a cakewalk for the Exchange Administrator!
Exchange Reporter Plus reports on a variety of parameters of the Exchange Mailboxes on the server:
The List of Exchange Reports:
Mailbox Size Reports:
Size is a crucial aspect of mailboxes as it is directly related to resource management on the server. Exchange Reporter Plus reports not only on mailbox size but also on the growth of the mailbox! The current mailbox size can be tracked against the allocated mailbox size. Reports can also be generated for mailbox size restrictions. Reports for the growth of the Exchange mailbox can be generated for both server-based data and for store-based data! These mailbox size monitoring reports constantly track the Exchange server performance.
Mailbox Status Reports:
Exchange Mailboxes, like any other assets of the organization, need a periodic clean-up. It is an easy task to remove the unwanted but to isolate them is a pain. Leave it to Exchange Reporter Plus - and the various reports:
<p >Inactive mailboxes can be segregated both by last sent mail and last logon time - which means the inactive mailboxes from both a sender's end and a recipient's end, are taken care of. There are also reports that can isolate mailboxes attached to expired accounts, and orphaned mailboxes. The soon-to-expire mailboxes reports functions like an alarm for the Administrator, so he can keep a track of the mailboxes that will soon be invalid in the Exchange Server. These reports come in handy when it comes to optimizing mailbox capacity and sizes.
General Mailbox Settings:
There are many other out-of-the-box reports that will help an Exchange Administrator make his Exchange Server perform better:
A list of all Mailbox Enabled Users can be generated in a single shot! This report will give you a birds' eye view of all the users with mailboxes across the Active Directory environment. You can track hidden mailboxes and discard them to increase the available mailbox size using Hidden Mailboxes Report. The settings of mailboxes can also be monitored using reports for Mailbox features, message delivery settings and restrictions and those with delegates and even those that have automatic email forwarding enabled!
With Exchange Reporter Plus's Mailbox Properties reporting tool, combined with Mailbox Content Reports managing an Exchange Environment is now not a night-watchman's job than an Exchange Administrator will detest; surely not if all actionable information is presented on a platter!