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track and archive all mail to/from Exchange 2003 server

Posted on 2007-03-23
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Have Exchange 2003 server on Win2003 OS.  Want to track and save a copy of all mail inbound and outbound of this exchange server.  Any ideas on how or utilities/software to use to achieve the goal ?
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You can enable message journaling.
See these links:
The "Journaling with Exchange Server 2003" guide for Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 is available
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/843494/en-us

XADM: How to Enable the "Message Journaling" Function for an Exchange Server Mailbox Store
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/261173/en-us

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I have heard comments that this somehow converts the original message to an unfriendly format.  Any truth to this ?

I also assume it works for both Exchange to Exchange and Exchange to SMTP users ?
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Can you quote a source for these comments about the message being converted?

Journaling does not have that problem - i would expect it was a single person who had a third party tool getting in the way. I have deployed journaling many times without an issue. It works for all email that passes through the server.

However you should look at using a third party tool to manage the journaled mailbox, otherwise it will become unmanageable very quickly. For many of my clients I have deployed GFI Mail Archiver. It works very well and sits on top of SQL Server making deployment easy.

Simon.
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