Logging Connection Filtering in 2003

I was curious how much crap was being turned away by my RBLs and have been unable to find anything in the logs to show this.

How do I see what connections are being dropped by the connection filter?

I am running SBS2003 with Exchange 2003 SP2
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SembeeCommented:
Perfmon will show you the numbers.

Probably want the ones on the "SMTP Server" setting.

Good reason not to log it... even on my home server I drop around 5000 connections an hour on the "filter unknown" setting alone.

Simon.

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GeoffWhiteAuthor Commented:
That should do it.

PS. What is the "filter unknown" setting?
SembeeCommented:
This:
http://www.amset.info/exchange/filterunknown.asp

It forces Exchange to filter anything that is for an unknown user. Stops NDR spam in its tracks. Very useful - as long as you are on Windows 2003/Exchange 2003.

Simon.
GeoffWhiteAuthor Commented:
Excellent!  Already had it on.


Thanks for your help.
GeoffWhiteAuthor Commented:
Just used your RPC of HTTPS  howto.

It actually works!  I have failed on about four different guides, including MS.

Must have been the extra ports in the RPC proxy configuration because everything else had been done before.

Was a helluva lot simpler than the MS deployment guide too!

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