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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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.


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GeoffWhiteAuthor Commented:
That should do it.

PS. What is the "filter unknown" setting?

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.

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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