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Howto Install and configure Active Directory/Exchange AIM

  • 1.  Howto Install and configure Active Directory/Exchange AIM

    Posted 04-03-2014 03:27 PM

    Tips for successfully installing & configuring Active Directory/Exchange AIM

     

    Tips for starting install of Sysedge

    i.  Navigate to DVD\Installers\Windows\Agent\SysMan\CA_SystemEDGE_Core

    ii. Right click on ca-setup.exe, select "Run as Administrator"

     

    Tips for starting install of AdvancedEncryption

    i.  Navigate to DVD\Installers\Windows\Agent\SysMan\CA_SystemEDGE_AdvancedEncryption

    ii. Right click on ca-setup.exe, select "Run as Administrator"


    Tips for starting install of Active Directory/Exchange AIM

    i.   Navigate to DVD\Installers\Windows\Agent\SysMan\CA_SystemEDGE_ADES

    ii.  Edit ca-setup.dat, add on line EULA_ACCEPTED=YES, save changes and close file

    iii. Right click on ca-setup.exe, select "Run as Administrator"


    Configure the Active Directory/Exchange AIM

    i) Install Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service pack 1 (Full Package) on Exchange AIM Host

       http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=25150

     

    ii) Configure the CA SystemEDGE Windows Service with the Active Directory Domain account

        (Account is required to allow the agent to collect Performance Data)

     

    Requirements for Configuring the Exchange Environment

    Domain Administrator privilege is required to retrieve the MAC address. If the provilege is not granted then the MAC address will not be retrieved by the AIM.
    The Performance Monitor Users privilege is required to retrieve the performance counters.

    Exchange Organization Admin rights is not mandatory, you can use read only Exchange Organization rights
    i) Run on all Exchange Servers (Requirement to configure the AIM as per the Documentation: http://goo.gl/SOIwyQ

    1) Enable-PSREmoting

    2) Set-Item WSMan:Localhost\Client\TrustedHosts -Value * -Force  

    3) Restart-Service WinRM

    Configure the AIM to manage the Exchange environment using Nodecfgutil

    http://goo.gl/jaKw0