Monitor outgoing mail from one account

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Hello, we need to monitor outgoing mail from just one exchange mailbox. I know that you can setup message journaling but we don't want to do this for everyone. Is there a way to just monitor outgoing mail for only one mailbox on an exchange 2003 server? Thank you.
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you could create another hidden mailbox and then forward a copy all mail from the account you want to monitor to the hidden mailbox

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Yes, but how would you forward all outgoing email from that account to the hidden mailbox without creating a rule that the user will be able to see if he or she checks their rules list? Incoming email is easy - it is the outgoing that we are having trouble figuring out

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there is a setting in exchange to do it so it's done in the background so he'd be none-the-wiser. i'm just trying to find where it is so i can post it.

it's definitely possible because my old boss did it to me
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Great, please let me know when you find the setting. Sounds like this will be exactly what we need.

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halfay down this page explains it under the heading How to Forward Emails from Other Exchange Servers


http://www.ehow.com/how_5070515_forward-email-exchange.html

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please note if you are in the UK it is illegal to read peoples private email unless you have explicitly told them 'we are monitoring you'

that's how i didn't get sacked
Rajith EnchiparambilOffice 365 & Exchange Architect

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Create a new transport rule to say that emails from this user gets copied (BCC) to an account of your choice.
Considering you're using an exchange server you can always add the users mailbox to your own and check his 'sent items' folder.

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apologies, that link only covers incoming. i no longer work with exchange so i can't check it for you. these guys think journalling is the way forward - http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/Server_Software/Email_Servers/Exchange/Q_21298552.html

but seeing as i can't find the way i've seen it done i think Phoenixke probably has the easiest way

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found it, it was on another answer -

firstly create a mailbox for the copies to go to. then in exchange system manager expand servers then your server name, right click protocols and choose properties. in the general tab tick the box 'Archive all messages sent or received by mailboxes on this store and point it to the correct mailbox

from here - http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/Server_Software/Email_Servers/Exchange/Q_22618400.html

the accepted answer referred to journalling but this works
Wouldn't this trigger ALL the mail sent to pop into that mailbox?
Unless I didn't understand the question he's trying to do it for 1 person.

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thinking about it - yes it would - it's been a while since i worked there and i seem to have my head up my arse this week.
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All searches on google and EE point towards journalling, the answer accepted in the EE link i posted tells you how to set it up

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