Monitoring Exchange 2003 database size

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I have an exchange 2003 server.
Is there a way to see how quickly the databases have grown over the last year?
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Rajith EnchiparambilOffice 365 & Exchange Architect

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Free tool Exmon. (limited function).

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=9A49C22E-E0C7-4B7C-ACEF-729D48AF7BC9&displaylang=en

Or else expensive tools like MessageStats.

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Rajith,
 I just installed EXmon and ran Exmon.exe and that utility looks like it only shows current connections and traffic.
I am trying to find out how much my exchange databases have grown over the last year.
Thanks.
Satya PathakLead Technical Consultant

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There are no any tools available in exchange 2k3 if you need you can use a script only and another tools MOM.

More Info .
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc181059.aspx

http://forums.cacti.net/about20581.html

If you have any 2k7 than you can..
http://msexchangeteam.com/archive/2007/01/15/432199.aspx

Commented:
Have you been monitoring you exchange database or database drives using some monitoring tool ? if yes then you should be able to generate statistics on database growth, If not then you could look at application event log (assume you have it for 1 year) to get some idea, look at logs generated by exchange online maintenance,



Office 365 & Exchange Architect
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"""I am trying to find out how much my exchange databases have grown over the last year."""

Though Messagestats have much more detailed reporting, it should be deployed before to say how much your db has grown in the last one year.

There are no free tools which will go the job for you.

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