Review of SolarWinds Exchange Monitor
Should one of your Exchange Servers be unavailable you need to find the root cause. This free utility will enable you to monitor the state of your email empire.
Evaluation of SolarWinds Exchange Monitor
Email is one of the most vital services you provide can for users. And if one of your Exchange Servers fails you need to know which one it is immediately. This free monitor from SolarWinds enables you to keep an eye on the health of your Exchange enterprise.
This gadget delivers a clever desktop dashboard that continuously monitors classic counters such as CPU utilization, virtual memory, disk space, and mail queue length.
With this SolarWinds utility you'll be able to track Exchange health by looking for red or green dots, and thus ensure this mission-critical email application never fails you for long, see screenshot below.
Exchange Monitor 1.0.2 fixes a problem with "World Wide Web Publishing" where "Microsoft Exchange Event" services display a "Not Found" result.
Uninstall Exchange Monitor
Video: SolarWinds Exchange Server Monitoring Gadget
Here is a good way to evaluate Exchange Server Monitor:
How to Install SolarWinds Exchange Monitor
Firstly locate the .zip file you freeware downloaded. Then just followed the standard procedure; extract the application, which is a single file, click the licence agreement, and let the InstallShield Wizard perform the setup.
After the install completes, the Exchange Monitor gadget launches, and now you are ready to begin checking your servers. If later you need 'find' the application look on the start menu, or if all else fails navigate to:
C:\Program Files (x86)\SolarWinds\ExchangeMonitor
Recommendation: For more help visit SolarWinds Thwack forum.
Microsoft Exchange Server Monitor
Microsoft Exchange Server User Monitor can collect real-time data to understand client usage patterns. Administrators can check IP addresses used by clients, versions and modes of Microsoft Office Outlook, and resources such as CPU usage, server-side processor latency, and total latency for network and processing. This email monitor is suitable for Exchange Server 2003, 2007 and 2010.
Summary: Review of Solarwinds Exchange Monitor
Download and install this free gadget, then inspect your mail queues, monitor the Exchange server's memory, confirm there is enough disk space and check the CPU utilization. This is the real deal - there is no catch. SolarWinds provides this fully-functioning product for free, as part of their commitment to supporting the network management community.
Additional Free and Trial SolarWinds Network Software
These are programs which I have enjoyed evaluating on my network. Some are completely free, while other downloads are trial versions of the full product. I think SolarWinds have a great strategy, namely, supplying a free gadget, which may be all a small company need, yet providing a big-brother suite of programs for larger organizations.