Release Notes

Exchange Reporter Plus Release Notes

Build 5160 (July 2016)

New Feature:

  • Exchange Server 2016 Support: Exchange Reporter Plus now supports 2016 version of Microsoft Exchange Server.
  • Message Count and Size Summary: Mailbox content reports now provide details of historical messages contained in a mailbox. Users can now retrieve count and sizes of backdated messages in each mailbox.

Enhancements:

  • Monitoring Cmdlet Parameters: Customer can now customize the cmdlet parameters that are used to execute data gathering process for Exchange monitoring reports.
  • Enhancement in Server Storage collection

Bug Fixes:

  • 64-bit JRE upgrade issue has been fixed.
  • Various other bug-fixes.

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Build 5157 (June 2016)

Fixes

  • Various bug fixes

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Build 5156 (June 2016)

New Feature:

  • Database Backup Monitoring Report: This report displays the status of backups performed for each database in the Exchange environment. Users can now configure alerts to get notified of the number of days elapsed after the last successful database backup.

Enhancement:

  • Exchange Reporter Plus now supports Email Queue and Database Backup monitoring for Exchange 2007 server in Exchange organizations that support Monitoring.

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Build 5155 (Jun 2016)

New Feature:

  • Storage Monitoring Reports: This category of reports monitors the sizes of Mailboxes, servers, and databases. It also allows users to configure size specific alerts for Mailboxes, servers, and databases. Size quota can be assigned to each of these components and the tool raises an alert for notification.
  • Public Folder Traffic Reports: This category provides reports on the traffic flow from and to Public Folders.
  • Distribution List Traffic with Subject Report: This report provides the information about the distribution lists traffic along with the subject.

Enhancements:

  • Site Based Collection: Monitors the OWA & ActiveSync data for multiple sites.

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Build 5154 (May 2016)

Enhancements:

  • Enhancements in Monitoring Dashboard

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Build 5152 (April 2016)

New Feature:

  • Email Queue Monitoring is now available in Exchange Reporter Plus which gives information on the statuses of Email queues used in Microsoft Exchange.

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Build 5151 (April 2016)

New Features:

  • Exchange Reporter Plus supports Microsoft SQL server versions 2005, 2008, 2008R2 and 2012 as back-end database.

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Build 5142 (March 2016)

Enhancements:

  • Creation of 'Test user mailbox' for client access connectivity monitoring.
  • Enhancement in data collection method for Office 365 ActiveSync reports.

Bug Fixes:

  • Connection issue with Office 365 support in China has been resolved.

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Build 5141 (March 2016)

New Features:

  • Exchange Reporter Plus supports 64-bit version of Windows operating systems. The product setup is available for download and installation in both 32 bit as well as 64 bit specifications.
  • Exchange Monitoring - Organization Overview:
    • Monitor - Organization Health: Provides a consolidated view of the health of Exchange components such as DAG, CAS & mailbox servers.

    "DAG" Overview:

    • DAG Replication Health: Lists the running status of DAG related services on DAG member servers.
    • Database Copy Status: Shows the status of all database copies in DAG.
    • Copy Queues: Shows copy queue length and copy queue state (depending on queue length) of all database copies in DAG.
    • Replay Queues: Shows replay queue length and replay queue state (depending on queue length) of all database copies in DAG.

    "Server" Overview:

    • Service Status: Lists the running status of essential services on Exchange Servers.

    "Client Access Role" Overview:

    • Client Access Health: Lists the health status of ActiveSync, OWA, ECP, IMAP, Web Service, and POP services.

    "Sever Monitoring Reports":

    • ActiveSync Connectivity: Shows the connectivity status of ActiveSync devices.
    • OWA Connectivity: Shows the connectivity status of all Exchange Outlook Web App virtual directories on a Client Access server.

Enhancements:

  • Performance improvements have been made in Office 365 reports and archive mailbox data gathering.

Fixes:

  • Decommissioned servers have been removed from reports & troubleshooting tips.
  • Unexpected growth of log files due to audit has been brought under control.
  • Issue with 'log upload' using 'auto mode' has been fixed.
  • Duplicate entry in public folders gathering has been fixed.
  • Location of error message display and troubleshoot on 'Task Scheduling' has been moved from 'Scheduled Gathering Task History' to 'OWA Logon Failure'.

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Build 5133 (March 2016)

New Features:

  • Mailbox Content reports and Public Folder reports are now supported in Exchange 2013 environment and are classified under a new category called 'Custom Reports'.
  • Room Mailbox Appointments report displays information about all meetings conducted in room mailboxes of the organization.
  • Users can now modify the attributes of default Mailbox Content reports and Public Folder reports; and can also create new reports under the following new categories:
    • Mailbox Folder Statistics reports.
    • Mailbox Mail Search reports.
    • Public Folder Mail Search reports.
  • New updates in Monitoring tab:
    • Exchange Reporter Plus Home Dashboard and Monitoring Overview now display updates on Exchange Service Health and Mailflow Health.
    • Client Access Role dashboard now highlights recent status on Client Access Health.
    • Mailbox Role dashboard highlights updates on Mailbox Server Health.
  • Enhancements:

    • Performance Enhancement in audit data collection.
    • Enhancement in O365 reports data collection.
    • Passive database copies included in server storage report.

    Bug Fixes:

    • Decommissioned servers removed from error messages.
    • Various other bug fixes.

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    Build 5112 (March 2016)

    New Features:

    • Logon Failure Report:Shows details of users who made failed logon attempts using Outlook Web Access. The reports show reason for failure, logging device’s IP address, browser name used, etc.
    • Mails Deleted or Moved Report: Tracks and reports mails that have been deleted or moved to another folder in the mailbox. It also displays the concerned user name, the email subject, and the new location of the mails.
    • Cmdlets Summary Report: Reports the active cmdlets that run within the exchange server. Allows users to manually configure reporting of any/all cmdlets.

    Enhancements:

    • Performance improvements have been made in archive mailbox data gathering.
    • Performance of Public Folder Size Reports has been enhanced.
    • Daily schedule of events clean up time can now be modified in Archive Configuration.

    Fixes:

    • Issue related to display of last read time in Admin Audit Logs has been fixed.
    • EWS related bug fix.
    • Various other bug fixes.

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    Build 5102 (October 2015)

    New Features:

    • Exchange Monitoring - Performs monitoring across the three key components of the Exchange environment viz. Exchange Server, Database Availability Group (DAG) and Exchange Database and provides reports on related data.
    • Exchange Server Monitoring - Displays monitoring information for each Exchange Role. The cluster is segregated into the following heads.
      • Service Health
      • Assistant Health
      • Mailbox Replication Health
      • Mailflow Health
      • ECP Connectivity
      • IMAP Connectivity
      • Web Server Connectivity
      • POP Connectivity
    • DAG Monitoring:
      • Replication Health - Uses PowerShell command-lets to determine database replication health, and returns the status for each command-let in reports.
      • Database Copy Status - Returns the copy status of each database in various locations in the Exchange environment.
    • Database Monitoring:
      • Exchange Search Health - This report uses 'Search Time' as a parameter to show how efficiently the Exchange server performs a search operation in a database.
      • MAPI Connectivity - This report is developed to substantiate the consistency of MAPI Connectivity with the Exchange Database.
    • Forward Set Inbox Rules - This is a new addition to Mailbox General Reports which shows all the mailboxes that have either enabled or disabled 'Forward To' and 'Redirect To' set of inbox rules.

    Bug Fixes:

    • Fixed issue with filter application in Mailbox Size reports.
    • Fixed bug in Room Mailboxes Reports

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    ManageEngine Exchange Reporter Plus 5.0

    New Features:

    • Office 365 ActiveSync Reports
      • ActiveSync Device Details lists all the mobile devices synced with the corresponding Office 365 mailboxes.
      • Device Policy Application Status report displays the policies applied on each mobile device and its application status.
      • Mobile Users by clients displays the client type (EAS or MOWA) for each synchronised mobile device.
      • Inactive ActiveSync Devices report returns the list of all mobile devices synchronised with O365 mailboxes that have gone Inactive.

    • ActiveSync General Reports
      • Device Policy Application Status report displays the policies applied on each mobile device and its application status.
      • Mobile Users by agents report sorts the users who are classified as agents and lists them along with the corresponding synchronised mobile device
      • Inactive ActiveSync Devices report returns a list of all synchronised mobile devices that have gone inactive
    • Office 365 Reports
      • Mailbox Enabled User Report lists all the mailbox enabled users with details like Mailbox Name, Email, Last Logon User, Last Logon Time and Server information.
      • Mailbox Size Report returns the current list of all Office 365 Mailboxes in an Exchange Organization and their respective sizes and count along with a statistical representation of the Top 10 Mailboxes by size.
      • Inactive Mailboxes Report lists all the Inactive Mailboxes (based on a user’s Last Logon Time) in the Exchange Organization along with the Mailbox names and corresponding email id.
      • Archive Mailboxes Report returns the names of all the Office 365 mailboxes that have been archived and displays meaningful metrics like the archive’s size, quota and consumption warning.

    Bug Fixes and Enhancement:

    • Active Sync Device Details report has included the following new columns:
    • Last Success Sync Time: Shows the last instance of the device’s successful synchronisation with the Exchange Server.
    • Last Attempt Sync Time: Shows the last instance when the device attempted to synchronise with the Exchange Server.
    • Remote Wipe Supported: Displays if remote wipe feature is supported on the mobile device or not.
    • Operator: Displays the network operator that the device uses.
    • Folder Sync Count: Displays the total count folders synchronised in the mobile device.
    • This release comes with new enhancements and various bug fixes.

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    Highlights of Previous Releases (build 4100 to 4902)

    • Mailbox auditing now supports Exchange Server 2013
    • Mailbox Retention Policy Explorer: A bunch of new reports have been added to offer insight into retention policies and associated mailboxes.
      • Retention Policies.
      • No. of Mailboxes with Policies.
      • Mailboxes with Policies.
      • Retention Policy Details.

    Click here for the complete list of Features, Fixes and Enhancements from previous releases.

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