Monitoring Exchange Server 2010 Mail Flow and Performance

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


To ensure that the Exchange Server 2010 environment runs smoothly, it is necessary to monitor system activity and the performance of your Exchange servers. Monitoring allows you to obtain data that can assist in tuning the performance of the Exchange environment as well as assist in troubleshooting. This course discusses how to monitor, audit, and log the performance of Exchange Server 2010.

Target Audience

Systems administrators, systems engineers, systems analysts, IT consultants, and support professionals with responsibility for planning, implementing, and maintaining Microsoft Exchange Server 2010; learners preparing for the MCTS and MCITP certification exams


A working knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server 2008; a working knowledge of networking, including TCP/IP, DNS, and IIS; an understanding of Internet protocols, such as POP3, IMAP4, SMTP, and HTTP may be beneficial

Expected Duration

60 min.

Course Objectives

Monitoring and Troubleshooting Mail Flow

  • recognize the purpose of the EMC Toolbox tools
  • use the EMC to connect to a remote Hub Transport server
  • Logging Exchange Server 2010 Events

  • use the EMC to enable logging for a Hub Transport send connector
  • change the SMTP protocol log directory and file sizes
  • configure message tracking log directory and file sizes
  • Monitoring Exchange Server 2010 Performance

  • recognize how to use monitoring to deal with performance degradation in Exchange Server 2010
  • Configuring Logging in Exchange Server 2010