How to use Report Mode to test the Exchange Mailbox task
|Article:HOWTO37063|||||Created: 2010-12-24|||||Updated: 2012-06-27|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO37063|
When you run an Exchange Mailbox task in report mode, the task does not perform the processing that is done in other modes. Instead, it produces a report that shows the archiving and shortcut processing that the task would perform if it ran as a normal scheduled task. The report also includes information that is relevant to archiving based on quota, or based on age and quota.
Hidden mailboxes do not appear in the report.
The report file is in the
Reports\Exchange Mailbox Archiving subfolder of the Enterprise Vault installation folder (for example
C:\Program Files (x86)\Enterprise Vault\Reports\Exchange Mailbox Archiving).
The file name is as follows:
exchangeserver is the Exchange Server that is associated with the task and
yyyymmddhhmmss is the date and time when the report was generated.
The fields within the file are tab-separated so that you can easily transfer them to a spreadsheet program for analysis.
For each mailbox, the report provides the details that are shown in Table: Fields in an Exchange Mailbox task report about the processing that would be performed on a real run of the Exchange Mailbox task.
Table: Fields in an Exchange Mailbox task report
If you have chosen to archive until a percentage of mailbox storage limit is free, then the reporting figures are based on the first quota found when examining the mailbox quota settings in the following order:
Prohibit send and receive
When using report mode, you may find it helpful to run the Exchange Mailbox task on demand, rather than using the normal schedule. You can do this by using.
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