ExRCA: Now supporting 10 additional languages

Last year, we announced the Exchange Remote Connectivity Analyzer and usage continues to grow as people become aware of this web site. Today, we are releasing a new version which will help us reach an even wider audience… We now support 10 additional languages! Here is the list of all the languages we support:

  • Chinese (Traditional)
  • Chinese (Simplified)
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish

To view these languages, you will need to modify the language preference in your browser. To modify the language in Internet Explorer, complete the following steps.

  1. Click the Tools button, and then click Internet Options.
  2. Click the General tab, and then click Languages.
  3. In the Language Preference dialog box, click Add.
  4. In the Add Language dialog box, select a language from the list, and then click OK. In this example, we’ve added French:

  5. Click OK twice.

Now, when you visit https://www.testexchangeconnectivity.com, you’ll see the site in French, as shown in the following screenshot:

We hope the world wide community likes this new feature!

Tip for everyone: Tired of typing the full URL (www.testexchangeconnectivity.com) every time? Just enter exrca.com in your browser and you’ll be redirected to the longer URL. :)

Known issues

The Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) tests allow you to select the Ignore trusts for SSL option. Checking this option only tells the tool to not fail if the certificate you are using is not in the list of Trusted Root Certificates. For example, this is useful if you’re using a certificate from your own Windows CA. However, it will not allow the test to be completed over a non-SSL connection. If you don’t have a certificate and want to test whether EAS works without SSL (over TCP port 80), this tool can’t perform this validation. We will not be able to add this feature in the future. Note: Due to limitations in the RPC API, we are currently unable to ignore the certificate trust requirement for SSL for Outlook Anywhere/RPC over HTTP tests. We are looking into alternatives for future releases.

Share your story

Please keep the feedback coming! We love getting email letting us know when the tool helps make you successful. The Feedback link is in the footer of each page on the site. This goes directly to Brad and me.

Here’s a short 50 second video I did with my daughter talking about the tool. Enjoy!

Shawn McGrath, Brad Hughes

Comments (5)
  1. andreas says:

    Great to see that you’re updating the tool – it’s a useful utility. But as far as I can tell the ActiveSync part hasn’t been fully updated. It seems to be reporting version 12.0 (2007 RTM), so you’re still a few iterations behind 2010 SP1. (Couldn’t you based on the HTTP OPTIONS set the highest available level on your "device"?)

    This means it still doesn’t properly handle/report on issues related to security policies and provisioning. For instance I get HTTP 403 when I test against an Exchange 2010 SP1 box that doesn’t allow non-provisionable devices. This is correct behaviour per the AS protocol, but it doesn’t really give the user a good clue as to why FolderSync is failing.

  2. jim says:

    Cutest thing ever! Great spokesperson for Exchange troubleshooting. Who wouldn’t want to fix her email issues?

  3. Chris Lehr says:

    Thank you for a fantastic tool again and again.

    I would <3 to be able to sign in with my live account and not do a captcha phrase, or perhaps save a few configs I frequently test!

  4. Patrick Ahlgrimm says:

    Great Tool, helped me diagnosting a Problem with RPC over HTTP.

    And: many green checks mark do calm down. :)

  5. Anandkumardeva says:

    Thanks for the enhancements in ExRCA….

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