Microsoft Exchange and Blackberry Server Specialists

Shortcuts to the Exchange Toolbox tools

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  • Other Versions of Exchange
  • Introduction
  • Icons

Other Versions of Exchange

This article is also available for other versions of Exchange.

Exchange 2007
Exchange 2013


The Exchange Management Console contains a number of useful tools for managing Exchange, which are actually separate items. This means that it is quite easy to setup a shortcuts in your Start Menu for those tools, so that you don't have to start them through the Exchange Management Console.

You can either create them manually, or use the script on this page.

To create the shortcuts, use the new shortcut wizard and enter the Path shown. Once complete, edit the shortcut and change the icon. The path to the icons is also shown.


Unless indicated otherwise, the icons are all from the same location:

Configuration Management Tools
Best Practises Analyzer

Icon path: Same as the executable
Details Template Editor
Public Folder Management Console
Remote Connectivity Analyser
Role Based Access Control (RBAC) User Editor
Mail Flow Tools
Mail Flow Troubleshooter

Icon path: Same as the executable
Message Tracking

This shortcut is using the web services of Exchange and therefore have to be customised for each server. In this examples, is the name of your server. It should match one of the additional names in your SSL certificate.
Queue Viewer
Routing Log Viewer
Tracking Log Explorer

Icon path: Same as the executable
Performance Tools
Performance Monitor
Performance Troubleshooter

Icon path: Same as the executable