Configure ARKES

ARKES requires the following settings to be configured to generate reports.

Settings

Description

Configure Exchange Server

ARKES maintains a list of Exchange Servers and Directory Servers in Configuration Settings. You can add/edit/delete/connect both Exchange Servers and Directory Servers to generate reports.

Configure Exchange Server for Power Reports

The Server Configuration Settings maintains a list of Exchange Servers (Exchange Server 2016 / 2013 / 2010 / 2007 and 2003) that can be managed through Power Reports. Using the Server Configuration settings dialog, you can add/edit/delete the Exchange Servers and connect to the available Exchange Servers to generate reports.

Configure Exchange Server for Traffic Reports

The Server Configuration Settings maintains a list of Exchange Servers (Exchange Server 2016 / 2013 / 2010 / 2007 and 2003) that can be managed through Traffic Reports. Using the Server Configuration settings dialog, you can add/edit/delete the Exchange Servers and connect to the available Exchange Servers to generate reports.

Configure SQL Server

ARKES maintains its application database(s) in SQL Server. To create and maintain database in SQL Server, specify the SQL Server (Enterprise / Standard / Developer / Express edition) and authentication method. The user account specified must have sufficient privileges to create and delete the database in SQL Server.

Configure SMTP Server

ARKES will use the SMTP Server and From Address to e-mail the reports to the respective recipients.

Profile Manager

ARKES can store your logon information for SQL Servers using Windows Stored User Names and Passwords applet. The stored profiles will be used to connect to SQL Server when necessary.