Microsoft Exchange is a Simple Mail Transport Protocol (SMTP) server. This section details the plugin that manages the Exchange.

Supported Versions and Requirements

The Exchange plugin supports Exchange 2010, Exchange 2007, and Exchange 2003.

Exchange Resources and the vRealize Hyperic Inventory Model

The indented list below illustrates the hierarchy of vRealize Hyperic resource types that map to vFabric Web Server.

  • Exchange

    • Exchange IMAP4

    • Exchange POP3

    • Exchange Web

  • Exchange Transport

    • Exchange TransportSmtpReceive

    • Exchange TransportSmtpSend

Exchange resource type is a "server" in terms of the Hyperic inventory model; it represents the Exchange server.

IMAP4, IPOP3, and Web resource types are a "services" in terms of the Hyperic inventory model; they represent the Exchange IMAP4, POP3, and WebMail services.

Exchange Transport resource type is a "server" in terms of the Hyperic inventory model; it represents Hub Transport Server, through which SMTP traffic in Exchange Server is routed.

Exchange TransportSmtpReceive and Exchange TransportSmtpSend resource types are "services" in terms of the Hyperic inventory model; the represent the receive and send services for SMTP traffic.