Client Network Traffic with Exchange 2000

Learn how Exchange 2000 consumes bandwidth under different configurations.
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      This white paper covers how Exchange 2000 consumes bandwidth under different configurations and contains analysis of traffic between Exchange 2000 and many versions of Microsoft Outlook, Exchange, and Netscape Communicator messaging clients, based on extensive tests. System professionals can use the statistics and information in this document to better understand network bandwidth loading, including how to set up segments, assign users, and extrapolate results for various configurations.

      Also included in the download are the companion Microsoft PowerPoint deck and Microsoft Excel workbooks for diagrams and details about accessing directory information, opening an Outlook 2000 session, finding the global catalogs, and interpreting the test data according to messaging-client type and traffic numbers.

  • Supported Operating System

    Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows NT, Windows XP

    • You will need to run the file to extract the files in the download.
    • Included in this document:

      • Test Lab Configuration

      • Log On and Log Off

      • Directory Access

      • Generic Mail Item Tests

      • Calendaring, Contacts, and Task Items Tests

      • Public Folders

      • Outlook 2000 with Terminal Services

      • Web Storage System

      • Instant Messaging

      • Client Use of Front-end/Back-end Topology and Communications

      • Routing Group Connector