Top Ten Tools for Exchange Administrators

  • Calendar Checking Tool for Outlook (CalCheck) – Checks Outlook Calendar for problems / potential problems,
  • http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=28786

  • Exchange Client Network Bandwidth Calculator – Helps you predict network bandwidth requirements for a specific set of clients,
  • http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/Exchange-Client-Network-8af1bf00

  • Mailbox Server Role Requirements Calculator – Helps you properly design Mailbox servers for your environment,
  • http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2009/11/09/3408737.aspx

  • Exchange Remote Connectivity Analyzer (ExRCA) – Provides a test system for administrators to use to validate external connectivity to Exchange,
  • https://www.TestExchangeConnectivity.com

  • Microsoft Outlook Configuration Analyzer Tool (OCAT) – Provides a quick and easy method to analyze Outlook profiles for common configurations that cause problems,
  • http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=28806

  • Microsoft Exchange PST Capture – Discover and import PST files into Exchange Server or Exchange Online,
  • http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh781036.aspx

  • Exchange Server Deployment Assistant (ExDeploy) – Generates custom instructions for moving your organization to Exchange 2010 or Office 365,
  • http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/exchange/jj657516

  • MFCMAPI – Provides access to MAPI stores through a GUI to facilitate investigation of Exchange and Outlook issues and to provide developers with a canonical sample for MAPI development,
  • http://mfcmapi.codeplex.com/

  • Microsoft Active Directory Topology Mapper – Reads Active Directory configuration using LDAP, and automatically generates a Visio diagram of your Active Directory and/or Exchange topology,
  • http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=13380

  • Microsoft Exchange 2010 Visio Stencil – contains a Microsoft Office Visio stencil with shapes for Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 and later.
  • http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=6977

Enis Göktay

Enis Göktay

Enis has more than 10 years of experience in Information Technologies. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Economy and Master of Science degree in Computer Engineering as well as several IT certifications, namely MCITP, MCSE and CISCO Certifications. He has experience from technical support to administering enterprise IT infrastructures including but not limited Active Directory, Messaging Infrastructures, and Networking. Currently, he lives in Istanbul and works as a Sr. Specialist on Microsoft Products, dealing with administration of full life cycle of large, complex, and high available Enterprise IT infrastructures. His certifications include:

:: MCSE Server Infrastructure 2012,
:: MCSE Private Cloud 2012,
:: MCSE Messaging Exchange Server 2013,
:: MCITP Enterprise Messaging on Exchange 2010
:: Microsoft Specialist - Server Virtualization with Windows Server Hyper-V and System Center Specialist
:: MCITP Enterprise Administrator 2008
:: MCITP Windows Server 2008,
:: MCSA Windows Server 2008,
:: MCTS Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, Configuring
:: MCTS Windows Server® 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuration
:: MCTS Windows Server® 2008 Active Directory, Configuration
:: MCTS Monitoring and Operating a Private Cloud with System Center 2012
:: MCP (Microsoft Certified Professional)
:: CCNA
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