This post explains how to detect inactive Exchange recipients such as mailboxes, distribution groups or contacts in on-premise Exchange or Exchange Online. This work can be particularly useful if you are planning to migrate to Office 365 in the near future or if you simply want to clean up your directory.
Exchange Reporting Tutorials
This page lists blog posts describing examples of possible uses of Promodag Reports.
Use Promodag Reports in 64-bit mode
The use of Promodag Reports in 64-bit mode is particularly suitable for customers with large Exchange and Office 365 environments. This post explains the advantages and disadvantages of this method.
What are Favorites for?
The Favorites menu contains the canned reports delivered with the installation package of Promodag Reports. However, you can reorganize it at will and customize your workspace.
Monitor mailbox size variations
Measuring the increase in mailbox size is not an easy task as Exchange does not keep a history of it. You can overcome this limitation with Promodag Reports and this article explains how to do it.
Measure the volume of old emails to free up space
This article explains how to obtain a breakdown by age of the Outlook items stored in user mailboxes. This feature can be especially valuable if you want to encourage your users to archive their oldest emails for migration to Office 365.
How to get an Email Activity Report on Office 365 Shared Mailboxes
Many of us take for granted that producing an Email Activity Report on Shared Mailboxes in Office 365 is an elementary task that should be achieved without much difficulty. This article provides an overview of the different possibilities and explains how to generate a report on Shared Mailboxes in Exchange Online using Promodag Reports.
How to check permissions on mailbox folders
This post is the sequel to our article on the report on Mailbox Delegation Permissions. This time, we describe how to obtain easily and quickly a report displaying folder-level permissions in mailboxes.
How to bulk import a custom mailbox list
This post describes the new Create a Selection option of Promodag Reports v.11, that lets you create or edit a selection of Exchange recipients, for example VIP users. This includes the possibility to bulk import your custom lists of SMTP addresses from a CSV file.
How to check mailbox delegation permissions
How to extract a list of non-owner permissions for all your User Mailboxes, and have an individual report sent to each of them? This article explains how to achieve it in a simple way with Promodag Reports.
Measure Office 365 adoption and detect trends
This article explains how to produce a usage report showing the on-premise Exchange traffic vs Office 365, another one displaying the top 10 users in Exchange Online, and eventually a report showing the email traffic growth in Office 365. This way, you get an overview of Office 365 end-user adoption and deduct trends.
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