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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?

  1. Remote Connectivity Analyzer
  2. Best Practices Analyzer
  3. Mail Flow Troubleshooter
  4. 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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Andy Barkl, MCT/MCITP/MCSA, A+, Network+, Security+, CCNA has been studying technology for 30 years. Of the last 15 years, he has spent much of his time parting the knowledge and experience he has gained through IT exams, over 300, to help others be prepared and successful. He teaches classes in Phoenix, Ariz. where he has lived most of his life. He can be reached by e-mail at [email protected].

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