Exchange – Message Tracking

KB ID 0000170


Unlike 2000 and 2003 message tracking in Exchange 2007 is enabled by default. (for a 30 day period only – which would seem a sensible figure).

Note: To disable message tracking, issue the following poweshell command “Set-TransportServer SERVERNAME –MessageTrackingLogEnabled $false”


To use,

Note: The logs are in Program FilesMicrosoftExchange ServerTransportRolesLogsMessageTracking.

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To Track Messages

1. Launch Exchange Management Console > Toolbox > Message Tracking.

2. Note when opened it may update itself – let it.

3. At “Message Tracking Parameters” put in the Relevant information and set the Date Range to search > Then follow the onscreen prompts.

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