Exchange Storage Architecture

Exchange Server 2003 uses a transaction-based storage architecture that includes a database file, a native content file, transaction logs, and other files, such as checkpoint files and reserved logs. We must understand how Exchange Server 2003 uses these files to store messaging data.

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Remote Procedure Call (RPC)

This service enables the RPC endpoint mapper to support RPC connections to the server. This service also serves as the Component Object Model (COM). RPCs and lightweight remote procedure calls (LRPCs) are important inter-process communication mechanisms. LRPCs are local versions of RPCs. LRPCs are used between the Exchange store and those server components that depend…

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Event Log

This service enables event log messages issued by Exchange services and other Windows-based programs and components to be viewed in Event Viewer. This service cannot be stopped.

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