Solved

where is Exchange mail log

Posted on 2011-03-11
4
844 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Where can I find the log files for Exchange? I have a an "examine message tracking logs" in the Exchange Management Console > toolbox, but that just appears to let me search for things if I already know some detail. Is there a plain 'ole maillog like sendmail keeps? Something like:

Mar 11 02:56:56 server sendmail[24882]: p2B7uuPv024882: to=jfoley,dteiss@ohprs.com,chuckr@ohprs.fr, ctladdr=mfoley (101/200), delay=00:00:00, xdelay=00:00:00, mailer=relay, pri=92805, relay=[127.0.0.1] [127.0.0.1], dsn=2.0.0, stat=Sent (p2B7uu0t024883 Message accepted for delivery)

0
Comment
Question by:jmarkfoley
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 49

Accepted Solution

by:
Akhater earned 350 total points
ID: 35106576
get-transportserver | fl MessageTrackingLogPath

will show you the location
0
 
LVL 12

Assisted Solution

by:Julian123
Julian123 earned 150 total points
ID: 35106608
There are two types of message logs the Exchange keeps to track communication between servers, message tracking logs and protocol logs. Message tracking tracks each message sent and received along with information about who sent it and where was going. Protocol logs have more detail, containing each detail of the communication between servers and what protocol communication was used.

You can find information about how to configure protocol logging and look at the log here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb124531.aspx. You can find information about how to configure and search through message tracking logs here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb124926(EXCHG.80).aspx

0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:jmarkfoley
ID: 35107216
OK, I'll check this info out and get back ...
0
 
LVL 1

Author Closing Comment

by:jmarkfoley
ID: 36525692
Sorry, didn't realize this one was still out there.  Akhater's solution gave me what I was looking for, but Julian123's comments gave me some useful value-added.
0

Featured Post

[Webinar] Disaster Recovery and Cloud Management

Learn from Unigma and CloudBerry industry veterans which providers are best for certain use cases and how to lower cloud costs, how to grow your Managed Services practice in IaaS clouds, and how to utilize public cloud for Disaster Recovery

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Local Continuous Replication is a cost effective and quick way of backing up Exchange server data. The following article describes the steps required to configure Local Continuous Replication. Also, the article tells you how to restore from a backup…
This process describes the steps required to Import and Export data from and to .pst files using Exchange 2010. We can use these steps to export data from a user to a .pst file, import data back to the same or a different user, or even import data t…
In this video we show how to create an Accepted Domain in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center. Log into Exchange Admin Center.: First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center. Navigate to the Mail Flow >> Ac…
In this video we show how to create a mailbox database in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center. Log into Exchange Admin Center.: First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center. Navigate to the Servers >> Data…

895 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

12 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now