With Splunk App for Microsoft Exchange you can:
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Splunk for exchange

  1. 1. With Splunk App for Microsoft Exchange you can: • Identify infrastructure problems, such as non-running services and load issues • Monitor the performance of all servers throughout your messaging environment • Track inbound and outbound messages throughout your messaging environment • Monitor client usage, including mobility usage via ActiveSync • Monitor security events such as anomalous logons and litigation holds • Track administrative changes to the environment • Analyze long-term mail operations trends • Plan for capacity expansion • Monitor your organization’s outbound email sender reputation Splunk App for Microsoft Exchange Features The Splunk App for Microsoft Exchange provides several specialized features to monitor Exchange data, including: Operations Dashboards: Provides up-to-the-minute information on the health of your Exchange environment, including service availability, organizational reputation, performance data and administrative reports. Dashboard Views Include: • Overview – View server availability, service availability, message throughput and DNSBL reputation Messaging environments are critical to business success and customer satisfaction. A disruption in email services can mean losing orders, missing out on important customer communications and damage to your organization’s reputation. Add to this the increasing volume of cyber-security attacks along with the need to support mobile devices, and your IT organization’s ability to provide support can quickly reach a breaking point. IT departments need to deliver email services that are constantly available, so having deep operational insight into the inner workings of their messaging infrastructure is critical. Splunk App for Microsoft Exchange The Splunk App for Microsoft® Exchange answers the call of IT departments globally. In today’s complex world of interdependent technologies, customers need a monitoring and reporting solution that can look beyond the immediate needs of a single product and deal with the email service. Traditional email management tools only notify you of an “up or down” status and are incapable of viewing the entire messaging platform beyond the Exchange Server boundary. By contrast, the Splunk App for Microsoft Exchange delivers a data-rich and easy-to-use platform to make your entire messaging infrastructure visible and simple to manage. The Splunk App for Microsoft Exchange collects metrics and logs from Microsoft Exchange Server and the associated infrastructure (Windows Server security event logs, Exchange audit and application events and internal .NET data structures). Now Exchange administrators can view real-time trends, dashboards and reports to reduce mean time to repair problems. IT organizations can view service availability, usage patterns and traffic flow, while also drilling into details on performance and security. Real-time Management of Microsoft Exchange-based Email Infrastructures Splunk® App for Microsoft® Exchange F A C T S H E E T • Monitor key Exchange Server performance data • Identify issues, reduce the mean time to repair and maintain maximum uptime • Deliver integrated, centralized view of entire Microsoft Exchange infrastructure from one place • Audit usage patterns and metrics of the entire messaging infrastructure H I G H L I G H T S
  2. 2. www.splunk.com 250 Brannan St, San Francisco, CA, 94107 info@splunk.com | sales@splunk.com 866-438-7758 | 415-848-8400 www.splunkbase.com Copyright © 2012 Splunk Inc. All rights reserved. Splunk Enterprise is protected by U.S. and international copyright and intellectual property laws. Splunk is a registered trademark or trademark of Splunk Inc. in the United States and/or other jurisdictions. All other marks and names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective companies. Item # FS-Splunk-AppMSExch-102 F A C T S H E E T www.splunk.com 250 Brannan St, San Francisco, CA, 94107 info@splunk.com | sales@splunk.com 866-438-7758 | 415-848-8400 www.splunkbase.com • Performance – View key Exchange performance counters and metrics • Systems – View detailed information on all the components of your Exchange Server email system • Administrative Reports – View key operations reports Tracking: Provides a breakdown of the flow of messages through the email infrastructure. Dashboard views display information and provide administrators with important segmentation and load information about mail flow, allowing for messages to be tracked to the edge. Dashboard Views Include: • Inbound Message Tracking – View messages entering the email system • Outbound Message Tracking – View messages leaving the email system • Internal Message Tracking – View messages flowing within the email system • Track a Message – Track messages with the email system • Message Activity for Username – Track email activity by user • Message Activity for an IP Address – Track what an IP address is sending or receiving • Message Activity for a Domain – Track what messages have been sent or received from a domain Client Behavior: Provides in-depth visibility into how the email service is being utilized. This includes the method of access (device or protocol), operating system, browser, location and mailbox usage statistics. By identifying user trends, administrators can identify potential issues or possible bottlenecks and take proactive measures to prevent them. Dashboard Views Include: • Mailbox Store Overview – Top users in a mailbox store • Microsoft Outlook Overview – Outlook usage data over the LAN • Outlook Web Access Overview – OWA usage data over a given time, operating system and browser • Microsoft ActiveSync Overview – ActiveSync connections by user, device and connection time • Outlook Anywhere Overview – Outlook Anywhere usage data by user or IP address • Exchange Web Services Overview – Exchange Web Service usage data by user, operating system and client • POP3 and IMAP4 Overview – Usage of POP3 or IMAP4 protocols by user and time • Client Activity for a Username – How a user is connecting, what browser and device they are using • External Logins Map – Google Map™ showing external user login location Capacity Planning: Displays information about the volume of email and number of users your system is handling over time to help you to plan for growth. Dashboard views include: • Message Volume - Displays number of messages the Exchange Server processes • User Population – Details user count and average mailbox size over time • Environment Report – Overview of the entire Microsoft Exchange Server environment Product Requirements Supported Exchange Server Versions Splunk App for Microsoft Exchange supports Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, 2010 and 2013 running on Windows Server 2003 or later. Splunk Requirements Splunk App for Microsoft Exchange requires Splunk® Enterprise™ on Windows v4.3.4 for deployment to the Exchange Servers. Splunk App for Microsoft Exchange UI requires Splunk Enterprise v4.3 or later, Sideview Utils v1.3.5 or later and Google Maps™. Sideview Utils ™ and Google Maps are available as a free downloads on Splunk Base. Try Out the App, it’s Free! Go to www.splunk.com/microsoft to learn more. Free Download Download Splunk You’ll get a Splunk Enterprise license for 60 days and you can index up to 500 megabytes of data per day. You can convert to a perpetual Free license or purchase an Enterprise license by contacting sales@splunk.com.

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