Exchange Server is a great communication platform rendering organizations with a collaborative environment. Despite being able to store a bulk of mailboxes in it, the Exchange Database also tends to fill up at some point. Therefore, the server comes with the provision of archiving. However, managing these archives becomes a difficult task, with their storage on different locations due to lack of storage space on a single machine.
Key Characteristics of Exchange EDB Finder
Exchange database is meant to store the mailboxes of server forest to which it is connected. Each mailbox belongs to a locally connected user that communicates using the Exchange Server services. Inside these mailboxes are emails exchanged by the user, personal information maintained like; contacts, calendars, tasks, notes, and more. Therefore, the size of database gradually increases leading to archiving on a frequent basis. This results in the pile up of databases on several machines making it difficult for the administrators to manage server DBs conveniently.
Exchange database finder helps in a condition like this. The software can be used for locating the machines that are connected to the available network domain. Further, the machines can be searched for availability of EDB files on them that can be moved to a common machine. EDB files can be moved in bulk from the searched machine to the target machine in batch quantity. Being a complete administrative application, the tool is a must-have for an Exchange Server admin to make manageability tasks easier.
There are a limited number of applications that are built to similar functionalities. However, EDB finder got its place and reputation in the online market due to the easy file moving option it provides from one machine to another. Other applications of similar potential either do not give out matching results or are not as convenient as this tool.