Services for MS Exchange 2010 Setup

Lets talk about some of the Important services which are managed by Exchange server 2010,

When we install Exchange Server in our Organization we get some new services, security groups and Authentications. Multiple services are installed and configured now we need to know how they are used and interdependent on each other.

Some of the services are become active when there features are used and also we have some optional which means it installed by setup.

 

The following are list of Services which is installed on Mailbox Server Role.

 

Display Name Service Name Description Server roles Default startup type
Microsoft Exchange Active Directory Topology MSExchangeADTopology Provides Active Directory topology information to Exchange services. If this

service is stopped, most Exchange servers  will not be able to start.

Mailbox Server Automatic
Microsoft Exchange Information

Store

MSExchangeIS Manages the Microsoft Exchange Information Store. This includes mailbox

stores and public folder stores.

Mailbox Server Automatic
Microsoft Exchange Mail Submission MSExchangeMailSubmission Submits messages from the Mailbox server to the Hub Transport servers Mailbox Server Automatic
Microsoft Exchange Mailbox Assistants MSExchangeMailboxAssistants Manages assistants that are responsible for calendar updates and booking resources. Mailbox Server Automatic
Microsoft Exchange Monitoring MSExchangeMonitoring Provides support for monitoring and diagnostics Mailbox Server Manual
Microsoft Exchange Replication MSExchangeRepl Provides replication functions for continuous replication. Mailbox Server Automatic
Microsoft Exchange RPC Client Access MSExchangeRPC Manages client RPC connections for Exchange Server. Mailbox Server Automatic
Microsoft Exchange Search Indexer MSExchangeSearch Controls indexing of mailboxes to improve search performance Mailbox Server Automatic
Microsoft Exchange Server Extension for Windows Server Backup Wsbexchange Enables Windows Server Backup users to back up and recover application data for Microsoft Exchange. This service has no dependencies. Mailbox Server Manual
Microsoft Exchange Service Host MSExchangeServiceHost Provides a host for several Exchange services Mailbox Server Automatic
Microsoft Exchange System Attendant MSExchangeSA Provides monitoring, maintenance, and

Active Directory lookup services

Mailbox Server Automatic
Microsoft Exchange Throttling MSExchangeThrottling  Limits the rate of user operations Mailbox Server Automatic
Microsoft Exchange Transport Log Search MSExchangeTransportLogSearch  Provides remote search capability for Microsoft Exchange Transport log files Mailbox Server Automatic

 

The following are list of Services which is installed on Client access server  Role.

 

Display Name Service Name Description Server roles Default startup type
Microsoft Exchange Active Directory Topology MSExchangeADTopology Provides Active Directory topology information to Exchange services. If this

service is stopped, most Exchange servers  will not be able to start.

 Client Access Server Automatic
Microsoft Exchange Address Book MSExchangeAB Manages client address book connections. Client Access Server Automatic
Microsoft Exchange File Distribution MSExchangeFDS Distributes offline address book (OAB) Client Access Server Automatic
Microsoft Exchange Forms-Based Authentication MSExchangeFBA Provides forms-based authentication to Microsoft Office Outlook Web App and the Exchange Control Panel. If this service is stopped, Outlook Web App and the Exchange Control Panel won’t authenticate users. Client Access Server Automatic
Microsoft Exchange IMAP4 MSExchangeIMAP4 Provides IMAP4 service to clients. If this service is stopped, clients won’t be able to connect to this computer using the IMAP4 protocol and also this service is optional Client Access Server Manual
Microsoft Exchange Mailbox Replication Service MSExchangeMailboxReplication Processes mailbox moves and move requests. This service is dependent upon the Microsoft Exchange Active Directory Topology and Net.Tcp Port Sharing service Client Access Server Automatic
Microsoft Exchange Monitoring MSExchangeMonitoring Allows applications to call the Exchange diagnostic cmdlets Client Access Server Manual
Microsoft Exchange POP3 MSExchangePOP3 Provides POP3 service to clients. If this service is stopped, clients can’t connect to this computer using the POP3 protocol Client Access Server Manual
Microsoft Exchange Protected Service Host MSExchangeProtectedServiceHost Provides a host for several Exchange services that must be protected from other services Client Access Server Automatic
Microsoft Exchange RPC Client Access MSExchangeRPC Manages client RPC connections for Exchange Client Access Server Automatic
Microsoft Exchange Service Host MSExchangeServiceHost Provides secure host for Exchange Server services Client Access Server Automatic

 

The following are list of Services which is installed on Hub Transport Server  Role.

 

Display Name Service Name Description Server roles Default startup type
Microsoft Exchange Active Directory Topology MSExchangeADTopology Provides Active Directory topology information to Exchange services Hub Transport Automatic
Microsoft Exchange Anti-spam Update MSExchangeAntispamUpdate Provice updates for Antispam Engine from Microsoft Hub Transport Automatic
Microsoft Exchange Monitoring MSExchangeMonitoring Allows applications to call the Exchange diagnostic cmdlets Hub Transport Manual
Microsoft Exchange Protected Service Host MSExchangeProtectedServiceHost Provides a host for several Exchange services that must be protected from other services Hub Transport Automatic
Microsoft Exchange Service Host MSExchangeServiceHost Provides a host for several Exchange services Hub Transport Automatic
Microsoft Exchange Transport MSExchangeTransport Provides SMTP server and transport stack Hub Transport Automatic
Microsoft Exchange Transport Log Search MSExchangeTransportLogSearch Provides remote search capability for Microsoft Exchange Transport log files Hub Transport Automatic

 

The following are list of Services which is installed on Unified Communication Role

 

Display Name Service Name Description Server roles Default startup type
Microsoft Exchange Active Directory Topology MSExchangeADTopology Provides Active Directory topology information to Exchange services Unified Communication Automatic
Microsoft Exchange Monitoring MSExchangeMonitoring Allows applications to call the Exchange diagnostic cmdlets Unified Communication Manual
Microsoft Exchange Service Host MSExchangeServiceHost Provides a host for several Exchange services. On internal server roles, this service is dependent upon the Microsoft Exchange Active Directory Topology service Unified Communication Automatic
Microsoft Exchange Speech Engine MSSpeechService Provides speech processing services for Unified Messaging. This service is dependent upon the Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) service. Unified Communication Automatic
Microsoft Exchange Unified Messaging MSExchangeUM Enables Microsoft Exchange Unified Messaging features. This allows voice and fax messages to be stored in Exchange and gives users telephone access to e-mail, voice mail, calendar, contacts, or an auto attendant. If this service is stopped, Unified Messaging isn’t available. Unified Communication Automatic
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