A tool that helps audit MS Exchange administration.
Email is a vital tool fr any large organizations. Exchange helps administer this vital communications tool. It is quite a complex tool. Managing various settings is vital for proper working of the communication channel. Further, any malicious changes made by internal employees have the potential for chaos. Thus, it is absolutely essential that changes be monitored from both administrative as well as security reasons. Aministrative oversight needs to ensure that company confidential and top-secret business information does not fall prey to unauthorized people. As a company grows, the size of Exchange Server, managing and keeping a watch on ongoing activities gets tougher for the administrator. Exchange Auditing software constantly notifies IT supervisors of changes taking place within the Server by generating real-time notifications. Alerts will be sent out to authorized personnel related to unauthorized access, security threats, or critical changes.
This audit tool will be able to pinpoint details like who changed what, where and when. It is possible to add Exchange Servers from different domains for change auditing. Administrators will be able to audit and track the groups, public folders, mailboxes, stores, address books, permissions, distribution lists, etc. from this centralized location. Additional features include Active Directory auditing, GPO auditing, SharePoint auditing and SQL Server auditing, etc.. Change data could be tracked at predefined intervals. You are able to track permissions, groups, address books, mailboxes, stores, public folders, distribution lists, and Exchange Servers within the domain. Reports that you need often can be in a group named favorites so that they are prepared every time reports are requested. Real-time alerts on occurrence of critical events can be sent. These could include unauthorized access, security threats, critical changes, etc. This is a very good tool.