Exchange 2010 Preventative Maintenance

I am looking for a list of best know practices of how to keep an Exchange server in good shape.

So far I've looked at Exchange 2007 maintenance tasks:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb266969(EXCHG.80).aspx

Thank you in advance.

CCS-ITNetwork and Computer Systems AdministratorAsked:
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e_aravindCommented:
You can use the same "Preventative Maintenance" for E2010 servers too

The closest thing i can find is:
Regarding the monitoring of E2010
http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=692
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Madan SharmaConsultantCommented:
have a look at this article:-

http://programming4.us/enterprise/3708.aspx

this could also help you out.
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dreamraghuCommented:
Few cents from my side:
1. As we all now the application and system log is our best friend, anytime if we have any issues, we can use those logs to verify if there is any issues.
We can also bump up the diagnostic logging on the required service as per the issue and we have to check.
2. EXBPA - run this tool to check the server health and see if you are finding any errors/warnings and resolve accordingly.
3. We can also use some monitoring tool to configure the thershold values and monitor.
4. From Exchange 2010 SP1 onwards, we have lot of script files in the "exchange installation path\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V14\Scripts" to use for server maintance:
For ex: when you are applying a sp or any updates in a DAG environment, you use the "startdagservermaintance".

We can also find few blogs in the internet:
For ex:
http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2011/01/18/3411844.aspx
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CCS-ITNetwork and Computer Systems AdministratorAuthor Commented:
Picked this answer because it makes sense to follow in our situtuation.
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