Microsoft Exchange is a Simple Mail Transport Protocol (SMTP) server. This section details the plugin that manages the Exchange.

The Exchange plugin supports Exchange 2010, Exchange 2007, and Exchange 2003.

The indented list below illustrates the hierarchy of vCenter Hyperic resource types that map to vFabric Web Server.

Exchange

Exchange IMAP4

Exchange POP3

Exchange Web

Exchange Transport

Exchange TransportSmtpReceive

Exchange TransportSmtpSend

Exchange resource type is a "server" in terms of the Hyperic inventory model; it represents the Exchange server.

IMAP4, IPOP3, and Web resource types are a "services" in terms of the Hyperic inventory model; they represent the Exchange IMAP4, POP3, and WebMail services.

Exchange Transport resource type is a "server" in terms of the Hyperic inventory model; it represents Hub Transport Server, through which SMTP traffic in Exchange Server is routed.

Exchange TransportSmtpReceive and Exchange TransportSmtpSend resource types are "services" in terms of the Hyperic inventory model; the represent the receive and send services for SMTP traffic.

This section provides instructions for configuring vCenter Hyperic to manage Exchange.

This topic details the management functions the Microsoft Exchange plugin performs.

This section lists the metrics for Microsoft Exchange.