Exchange 2010 message journaling

Ok - message journaling is supposed to be so much better in Exch 2007/10.

Where is there any doc on how to configure the blasted feature?!?!?!?!

The MS site (here: talks about creating a mailbox for journaling - but NEVER SAYS HOW TO ACTUALLY JOURNAL TO THAT MAILBOX!!!

Is a Journal Rule just for Premium Journaling?

For starters, let's just get the same as my Ex03 Journaling - all messages copied to a user mailbox.

From there, maybe we can graduate to a more useful journaling scheme - if that's even possible.

I apologize for the sarcasm and cynicism, but for a feature that is "vastly improved", they have not documented it for $#!+

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BusbarSolutions ArchitectCommented:
since Exchange 2007 we have transport rules that enables you to archive messages based on selected criteria, journaling archive all of the emails but doesn't have filters or criteria based archiving, this is the new feature that is shipped with Exchange 2007 and capitalized in 2010 by enhanced email jouranling report..etc and that is it.
snowdog_2112Author Commented:
Unfortunately, the link does not tell me HOW to enable, manage, administer, live with...etc...journaling.  It's another bulleted list of features, with links to more bulleted lists of features, with no detailed set of instructions to actually implement the bulleted lists of features.

I have read 1,000 posts about the feature - but I'm not selling this, I'm trying to install, configure, administer, and manage the product.


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snowdog_2112Author Commented:
Moreover, from several of the bulleted lists of features, it sounds like (though it's damn near impossible to tell for certain) I need an Enterprise Journal CAL for the "selected criteria" in Journaling.  Otherwise, it's pretty much like it was in Exch 2003.

Please correct me if I'm wrong, and I'd appreciate a detailed set of instructions or a link to a detailed set of instructions on this.  Thanks.

I apologize for the sarcasm, but all I'm finding are fricken bulleted lists of features (e.g., try to add an Exch Administrator in 2010...?)
Just in case someone comes across this again - this link might prove more fruitful...

Essentially, if you want to simply journal all mailboxes in a certain database, go to Organisation Configuration > Mailbox > Properties of the mailbox database > Maintenance tab - simply select the mailbox you want to journal to.

If you want to journal only certain mailboxes/recipients, then you'll need to use Journaling rules - Organisation Configuration > Hub Transport > Journaling Rules tab.
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