Applies to: Exchange Server 2007 SP3, Exchange Server 2007 SP2, Exchange Server 2007 SP1, Exchange Server 2007
Topic Last Modified: 2007-01-17

Use these checklists to record monthly operations. You can modify these checklists based on your organization's requirements.

Checklist: Capacity Planning

Use this checklist for capacity planning.

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Check capacity and performance against service level agreement (SLA) requirements.


Review SLA requirements and capacity figures from previous month.


Produce and implement upgrade path based on projected growth from previous growth data.

Checklist: Hotfixes, Service Packs, Update Rollups, and Security Updates

Use this checklist to update your systems with hotfixes, service packs, update rollups, and security updates in your organization.

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Maintain a list of applied hotfixes, service packs, update rollups, and security updates.


See if there are new hotfixes for Microsoft Windows Server.


See if there are service packs for Windows Server.


See if there are updates to complementary services such as Internet Information Services (IIS), Active Directory directory service, and DNS server.


Apply updates uniformly across servers and workstations in the organization.


Perform critical security updates as soon as possible, based on company policy.

For More Information

For information about other checklists to use, see Operations Checklists.