Prioritizing and Scheduling Maintenance Best Practices

Exchange Server 2003, even without its scheduled maintenance routines, is a very efficient messaging system. However, as mailboxes and public folders are used, there is still logical corruption. Natural wear and tear occurs, as it does in any other system. For this reason, it is important to implement a maintenance plan and schedule to minimize the impact that corruption to these databases has on the overall messaging system.

Scheduled tasks need to be performed daily, monthly, and quarterly. These recommended best practices also are intended to keep administrators informed of the status of the Exchange Server 2003 messaging environment. They can save an abundant amount of time in the long ...

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