Program's architecture

CodeTwo Exchange Rules is a program used for adding footers to messages traveling through the Exchange Server. Its architecture is based on two components responsible for the creation of email rules and their processing:

  • Exchange Rules Service - it is a set of services responsible for processing rules, and settings defined within the Administration Panel and applying them to messages traveling through the Exchange Server.
  • Administration Panel - it is the management console used to configure rules and other settings associated with the program's operation.

The diagram below shows the architecture of the program (Fig. 1.).

Exchange Rules architecture
Fig. 1. The program's architecture.


It is necessary to choose the Exchange Rules Service while performing installation on the Exchange Server with a Hub Transport (Exchange 2007/2010) or Mailbox Role (Exchange 2013/2016/2019). Therefore, this component needs to be installed on each Exchange Server with the roles mentioned above. On the other hand, the Administration Panel's installation should be performed on any machine within the domain. However, please do it wisely and install it only on machines whose users will be delegated to manage the program.


Please note that you can install / uninstall program's components at any time via the Control Panel. Learn more

See also

Supported platforms and requirements - this article provides information concerning supported platforms and requirements necessary for the program's proper operation.
Sent Items Update - this article provides information on the feature that enables updating the sent emails in the sender mailbox's sent items with signatures after processing by the program.
Settings importer - this article describes the built-in settings importer and converter that let you easily import and convert settings from other versions of Exchange Rules Family.

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