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CCC/WNUG Exchange Update May 5, 2005. Nate Wilken Web and Messaging Applications Information Technology Arizona State University. Exchange Environment Growth 2004-2005. Greater email volume Increased utilization More SPAM 25\% more active mailboxes (10,000+) Increased adoption of Exchange

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ccc wnug exchange update may 5 2005

CCC/WNUGExchange UpdateMay 5, 2005

Nate Wilken

Web and Messaging Applications

Information Technology

Arizona State University

exchange environment growth 2004 2005
Exchange Environment Growth2004-2005
  • Greater email volume
    • Increased utilization
    • More SPAM
  • 25% more active mailboxes (10,000+)
    • Increased adoption of Exchange
    • Users: 0.2 database disk iops
  • 500% larger quota (250MB)
  • 400% larger average mailbox size (65MB)
infrastructure improvements http www asu edu mailbox experformance htm
Infrastructure Improvementshttp://www.asu.edu/mailbox/experformance.htm
  • Analyze Exchange Infrastructure
  • Increase storage system performance, capacity, reliability
  • Increase, upgrade Exchange servers
  • Document client best practices
  • Introduce secondary storage (email archiving)
  • Migrate to Exchange 2003 Server
analyze exchange infrastructure
Analyze Exchange Infrastructure
  • January, 2005
    • Microsoft PSS on-site Exchange Health Check
    • NetApp Engineering on-site storage performance analysis
  • February, 2005
    • Microsoft PSS on-site Active Directory Health Check
  • April, 2005
    • Microsoft PSS on-site Exchange Health Re-check and client workstation performance analysis
storage improvements
Storage Improvements
  • June, 2004: Sync-mirroring, clustering enabled
  • July, 2004: 2TB added (database capacity)
  • August 2004: 1TB added (log capacity)
  • November 2004: 2TB added (2 new servers)
  • February 2005: databases defragmented
  • March 2005: NetApp 880’s upgraded to 980’s
  • May 2005: 3TB added (2003, Westex, growth)
server expansion and upgrade
Server Expansion and Upgrade
  • October, 2004 - December, 2004
    • Increase from 4 to 7 mailbox servers
    • IBM x335: 2 CPU, 4GB memory
  • May 2005
    • 10 back-end
    • 2 front-end
customer best practices http www asu edu mailbox experformance htm
Customer Best Practiceshttp://www.asu.edu/mailbox/experformance.htm
  • Use Outlook 2003 SP1 on Windows XP SP2
  • Use Exchange Cached Mode
  • Check for Outlook updates frequently
  • Publish less Free/Busy data
  • Don’t retrieve calendar data in Planner
  • Use (Auto-)Archiving to reduce mailbox size
  • Delegates and Owners should use same Outlook version (recommended: OL 2003 SP1)
  • Home VPN/Outlook users should change router IP range as recommended by IT/CCC
email archiving late june 2005
Email ArchivingLate June, 2005
  • Automated, policy-controlled archiving to online secondary storage
  • Old items replaced with shortcut much smaller than original message
  • Benefits
    • Seamless customer access to archived content and comprehensive search functionality
    • Dramatic Exchange server performance improvement
    • Controlled Exchange database growth
    • Reduced storage via compression and single-instancing
exchange 2003 features
Exchange 2003 Features
  • Greatly improved Outlook 2003 and Outlook Web Access performance
    • OL: Cached mode, MAPI compression, buffer packing, etc.
    • OWA: gzip compression, reduced page loads, etc.
  • RPC/HTTP reduces the need for VPN
  • Improved Outlook Web Access interface and features
  • Improved Public Folder replication
  • Improved Distribution List caching and security
  • Improved manageability and health monitoring
exchange 2003 outlook 2003
Exchange 2003 + Outlook 2003
  • Cached Mode
    • Creates and uses local copy of mailbox
    • Consistent user experience regardless of link speeds
    • Reduces Server and Network Load
    • Reduce roundtrips, compression
  • Intelligent Synchronization
  • Smart Connection Options
    • High and Low Bandwidth Profiles
    • Outlook over a slow, latent connection or dial-up
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