Friday, 4 December 2009

Using the Microsoft Exchange Remote Connectivity Analyzer

So, when things are seemingly broken with Exchange connectivity from the Internet, where do we turn?

The Microsoft Exchange Remote Connectivity Analyzer:


There is, however, a very important security caveat when it comes to some of the connectivity tests:


Do you see it?

Yes, there is a requirement for a domain username and password!

So, when it comes to testing certain types of connectivity to Exchange, we need to set up a temporary username and password and once we are done delete that account.

Other than that _small_ caveat, the tool is very helpful! ;)

Philip Elder
Microsoft Small Business Specialists
Co-Author: SBS 2008 Blueprint Book

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