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Support and Observing Trade Environment. Tzahi Kolber IT Chief - Polycom Israel. What will we cover:. Trade Support sorts. Trade Incessant Support. Trade Server 2003 Observing. Trade Server 2007 Observing and Reporting. Issues and Concerns. Upkeep:
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Support & Monitoring Exchange Environment Tzahi Kolber IT Supervisor - Polycom Israel

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What will we cover: Exchange Maintenance sorts. Trade Frequent Maintenance. Trade Server 2003 Monitoring. Trade Server 2007 Monitoring & Reporting.

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Problems and Concerns Maintenance: Keep server running with the base of downtime (do it as speedier as could be allowed). Keep up the server for getting the best execution ALL the time. Anticipate security issues that can hurt the/crash the server (WU/AV, open ports and so forth). Diverse support plan to distinctive interims (Daily/Weekly/Monthly…). DRP/Backups/Network load? Observing: Dynamically change the checking parameters VS. the server changes (HW/Performance/and so on). Use distinctive routes for ready (email/SMS/Monitor).

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Exchange upkeep sorts Online Maintenance. Manual upkeep base on successive time allotment( (counting security support for the OS and Apps). DRP/Backups/Network.

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Online Maintenance Not conflict with reinforcement plans Database size (what suggested VS. what should be possible). Cleanse Indices (open and letter box stores) Tombstone Maintenance (open and post box stores) Dumpster Cleanup (open and post box stores) Cleanup Deleted Mailboxes (letter box stores) Events for every Database handled 700 Defrag Started 701 Defrag Ended 1221 The Defrag finished and the measure of free space in DB.

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ESEUtil switches/D = Defrag Mode New marks Log documents befuddle, quick reinforcement obliged/T can be utilized to indicate substitute area for the temp records/M = Dump headers (/ML,/MK,/MH)/R = Recovery performs delicate recuperation/K = Integrity Check for Snapshots/G = Checks Integrity at the ESE Level No Changes Are Made, This is a reporting Tool/F = Copy Mode/C = Hard Recovery Mode (direct to restore.env)/CC = Force Hard Recovery/CM Dump the restore.env document header/P = Repair/P/CreateSTM When to perform a repair/p /d  “Isinteg –fix –test alltests”

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Dumping File Headers utilizing ESEUtil Database Header Database mark, log mark State: Consistent or Inconsistent Checkpoint Header Shows checkpoint log document and mark Transaction Log File Headers Generation number Log record signature The appended databases

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Offline Defrag – Yes/No ??? What would it be a good idea for me to consider before disconnected from the net defrag? - Backup, Backup, Backup – ALL three !!! How successive if I defrag the DB: - Depends on 1221 occasion and circle space that you have. What choices do I have? - Most basic: eseutil/d priv1.edb/te:\tempedb.edb (e - is the alternet area). What would it be advisable for me to consider after disconnected from the net defrag? - Backup, Backup, Backup – ALL three !!! Principle reason – mark changes.

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Exchange Daily/Weekly upkeep Examine the Windows Event Logs for Exchange notices and slips. Check Backup Jobs. Check Performance Monitors/undertaking administrator. Check plate utilization/connectors status. Check Security (AV/WU/and so on) Updates.

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Email chain Monthly support Security Checks (infiltration tests). Scope quantification (letter drops/HW burden, Network). Calamity Recovery Tests (Backup/Restore, including AD). Record changes in the email chain (parts, HW, drive letters, and so forth).

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DRP/Backups/Network. Check alternatives for DRP compatibilities: Storage (previews), Geo Cluster, Cluster, Dual NIC, Mirror plates, LCR, CCR. Check reinforcements by restoring DB to RSG, spare tapes in off site, check reinforcements logs. Keep reports of the mail stream & Exchange design. Keep printed techniques if there should arise an occurrence of DR. Check Network execution, redesigned driver’s NICs, use VLANs if conceivable.

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Exchange Monitoring Many superb observing programming ($$$...) -CA: TNG Unicenter. - HP: OVO. - Microsoft: MOM 2007. - NetIQ: AppManager 7 Many great (implicit) programming – Free !!! - Performance Monitor. - Exchange Notification administrations. - SNMP based observing that lands with the equipment sellers (CIM, Tivoli, Open Manage).

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Exchange Monitoring - utilizing perfmon Configure execution screen as a part of Administrative Tools to set edges and cautions. Use it not just for Exchange….

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Exchange 2007 Monitoring & Reporting Get-PublicFolderStatistics - Identity \Marketing | fl Get-MailboxStatistics - Database "Mailbox Database" Get-MailboxStatistics | Where {$_.DisconnectDate - ne $null} get-MailboxStatistics | select DisplayName, TotalItemSize, TotalDeletedItemsize, DatabaseName | organization table or fare csv c:\mbexport.csv get-letter box - channel {Office - eq “Boston” } | select name,office, *quota | sort name | trade csv export.csv

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EXBPA – Exchange Best practice Analayzer. EXBPA gathers settings and qualities from information vaults, for example, Active Directory, registry, metabase and execution screen. EXBPA break down the information and make reports and arrangements keeping in mind the end goal to accomplish more prominent execution, versatility and uptime. Assembled in Exchange 2007 (counting upgrades).

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Some Useful links…… exercises/Exchange-ISINTEG-ESEUTIL.html exercises/Managing-Exchange-2003-MOM-2005-Part1.html .:tslide

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