Using Exchange System Manager to Remotely Manage Exchange Server 2003

Throughout this book there have been references to using the EESM to perform Exchange-related tasks, such as setting Exchange Server 2003 configuration parameters, monitoring queues, and managing mailboxes. Almost every Exchange-related task that can be done is performed through the ESM. The exceptions include, but are not limited to, those tasks related to AD and offline maintenance of the Exchange databases.

This primary tool for Exchange, shown in Figure 21.7, is a Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in (Exchange System Manager.msc) and it gets installed by default on all Exchange Server 2003 servers. The ESM can also be installed on a client computer so that you can ...

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