Add a Server


You have to specify Exchange Server and Directory Server information to add server in Server Configuration list.

Exchange Server - This section contains the information required to connect to Exchange Server.

Directory Server - This section contains the information required to connect to Active Directory Server (Domain Controller), which the Exchange Server uses to retrieve its Exchange Organization information. 


Add Server to the list
 
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Launch Configuration Settings dialog.
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In the Configuration Settings window, click button to add a new server.
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The Add Server dialog will be displayed as shown below:

For Exchange Server:

  • Select an Exchange Version from the Exchange Version dropdown.
  • Exchange Server Name: Specify Exchange Server name (2016/2013/2010/2007) in FQDN (Fully Qualified Domain Name) format.
    e.g., RD70.SPACENET.LOCAL
  • User Name: Specify a user name which has necessary permissions to collect data in DOMAIN\USER NAME format.
    e.g., spacenet\adminuser4.
  • Password: Enter the password for the specified user.

For Directory Server:

  • Domain Controller Name: Specify the Domain Controller (Directory Server) name.
  • User Name: Specify a user name which has necessary permissions to collect data in DOMAIN\USER NAME format.
    e.g., spacenet\adminuser4.
  • Password: Enter the password for the specified user.
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Click hyperlink to select a mailbox profile for specific Exchange user. MAPI is mandatory only for Exchange 2007 and is optional for Exchange 2003. It is not required for Exchange 2010 and later versions.
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Select a profile from Profile Name dropdown to retrieve the resource information from the Exchange Server. It is required only for mailbox and public folder resource reports.

        

 

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ARKES will store the user credentials for both Exchange Server and Directory Server in the Microsoft Windows Stored User Names and Passwords applet for security reasons. The stored user profile is tied to the user context (currently logged on user account) in which the profile is created.  

       

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Click Connect to establish a connection to the server.
 

 
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Click OK to add the server in Server Configuration Settings list.
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Click Cancel to close / abort the Add Server dialog.