Client throttling

Clients can occasionally create an excessive load on an Exchange server. The reasons this happens are many and varied but usually involve some form of software bug that causes the client to communicate in an unpredictable manner and so create an out-of-the-ordinary load. The usual corrective action taken in previous versions is first to identify the errant client with the Exchange User Monitor (ExMon) utility and then terminate its connection to relieve the strain on the server and restore normal levels of responsiveness to other clients. You can then figure out what action the client was taking to cause the problem and resolve the situation. However, this can be a labor-intensive process, and it doesn’t scale well. To help protect ...

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