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XGEN: General Information on Exinfo.exe
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This article describes Exinfo.exe, which is a diagnostics tool that provides a range of Exchange 2000 Server system state and Active Directory information. Exinfo.exe is designed to run locally on the Exchange 2000 computer. This utility does not make any changes to the system unless the utility is requested to execute a script.
To run Exinfo.exe you must have Microsoft Windows 2000 Server Service Pack 1 (SP1) or Service Pack 2 (SP2), and Exchange 2000 Server Service Pack 1 (SP1). Exinfo.exe best runs locally on the computer that runs Exchange Server. The administrator that runs Exinfo.exe must be logged on to the local Exchange 2000 computer by using sufficient permissions to access Windows Management Instrumentation, Active Directory, and whatever scripts are to be run from within Exinfo.exe.
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To install the utility, run Setup.exe from the Automated_setup folder. You can customize the installation folder if you want; however, by default ExInfo.exe is installed to the following folder:
C:\Program Files\ExinfoAfter you install Exinfo.exe, you can access Exinfo.exe. To do so, click Start, point to Programs, point to Information Collection Tool, and then click Information Collection Tool. After you initialize the tool, you receive a prompt for the name of the Exchange 2000 computer.
The functions by using Exinfo.exe are divided into three tabs and each tab provides a different function.