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Exchange Reporting Tutorials

This page lists blog posts describing examples of possible uses of Promodag Reports.

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.

Count automated emails sent through Exchange using SMTP Application Relay

In this blog post we will try to explain how to capture the messages sent by devices and applications and relayed through the Exchange messaging system.

Check email activity during and outside business hours

This post introduces the new Calendars feature of Promodag Reports version 11. This option allows you to create custom calendars based on users' work schedule and location, which in turn allows to produce accurate email activity reports that take account of specific local conditions - that is, time zone, public holidays and business hours.

The multiple benefits of the Recipient Type Details attribute

Promodag Reports now imports the RecipientTypeDetails property, which allows you to select Exchange recipients by type. For example, you can select all shared mailboxes, all room mailboxes or all Mail-enabled Universal Distribution Groups - you name it - in one single click.

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