Useful utilities

Every Exchange administrator has her own collection of utility programs to which she returns on a regular basis to solve problems or otherwise move issues forward. ADSIEdit is an obvious example, but others appear on an ongoing basis. In this section, I describe two utilities that I consider worth having in your collection. Other utilities that I like very much include the Remote Connectivity Analyzer (RCA), which is described in depth in Microsoft Exchange 2013 Inside Out: Connectivity, Clients, and UM by Paul Robichaux (Microsoft Press, 2013), and Microsoft’s Office Configuration Analyzer Tool (OffCAT), available for download from


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