Change Guardian monitors the following in Microsoft Exchange:
Management Role Groups
This section provides the following information:
The following diagram illustrates how Change Guardian collects events from Exchange server:
Figure 5-3 Microsoft Exchange Monitoring using Change Guardian
The deployment diagram illustrates the following:
Change Guardian Event Collector Addon for Windows Agent acts as the interface between Microsoft Exchange and Change Guardian. Change Guardian Event Collector Addon for Windows Agent pulls change event data from Exchange and stores the event details in a CEF log file.
Change Guardian Agent for Windows reads from the CEF log file and sends the event details to the Change Guardian server.
Complete the following the tasks to start monitoring Microsoft Exchange events:
Complete the following tasks in the same order:
IMPORTANT:Install Change Guardian Event Collector Addon for Windows Agent and Change Guardian Agent for Windows on the same machine as Microsoft Exchange server.
You must configure the Change Guardian server to receive Exchange event logs from Change Guardian Event Collector Addon for Windows Agent.
Ensure that you have added Exchange assets in Agent Manager.
To enable monitoring:
In Agent Manager, select the asset and click> .
In Agent Manager, select the asset and click>
In the Reconfigure Agent page, selectunder .
Specify the location to store CEF events in.
NOTE:Ensure that the value in ceffolder parameter in <install_directory>\current\user\agent\agent.properties.matches the you specify during Change Guardian Event Collector Addon for Windows Agent installation. You can get the CEF data path from the
Exchange Settings: Policies about creating and deleting configuration settings
Mailbox Accounts: Policies about creating, deleting and moving of mailbox accounts, and enabling and disabling mailbox accounts
Mailbox Messages: Policies about sending, moving, deleting messages, and so on
Management Role Groups: Policies about adding, deleting, and modifying role group, adding and removing group member, and so on
For information about creating policies, see Creating Change Guardian Policies.
After creating policies, you can assign them to assets. For information about assigning policies, see Working with Policies.
NOTE:While creating mailbox policies, you do not have to configure LDAP settings to browse the Exchange server mailboxes.