Exchange 2010 Pop Quiz: Testing Client Access
Applies to the "Configuring Client Access" objective of Exam 70-662.
Q: Which of the following tools can be used to verify end-to-end scenarios for Exchange 2010?
- Remote Connectivity Analyzer
- Best Practices Analyzer
- Mail Flow Troubleshooter
- Tracking Log Explorer
Answer and explanation below.
Answer is A: The Remote Connectivity Analyzer configuration management tool can be used to verify end-to-end scenarios for Exchange 2010. The direct link is www.TestExchangeConnectivity.com.
When testing server and network configuration for ActiveSync, Web Services, Outlook, and Internet e-mail, Microsoft has provided a free resource and web site.
Quick Tip: The web site www.testexchangeconnectivity.com can also be used to test off-premises services hosted in the Office 365 cloud.
Bonus Question: Which Windows Server technology allows administrators to limit the ability of unhealthy client machines to access the corporate network? (Tweet your answer with #pop662d and get a chance to win a Redmond t-shirt! Deadline for entries is Wednesday, March 7.)
Answer to last week's bonus question: Database compaction should be performed prior to using Windows Server Backup.
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