Troubleshooter--Remote Exchange Administration

How do I manage or administer Exchange 2000 Server and Exchange Server 5.5 servers from a computer on my LAN?

To administer Exchange Server 5.5 servers, you use Microsoft Exchange Administrator; to manage Exchange 2000, you use the Microsoft Management Console (MMC) Exchange System Manager snap-in. Both tools work under Windows 2000; Exchange Administrator also works on Windows NT. If you're using Windows Me or Windows 95, you're out of luck. However, you can easily use a remote control product (including the Win2K Server Terminal Services components) to give you desktop-like access from someplace else on your network. In my lab, I use a combination of AT&T Laboratories Cambridge's Virtual Network Computing (VNC) to remotely drive NT boxes, plus Terminal Services to manage my Win2K servers, all from a Win2K Professional machine with a huge monitor.

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