MessageTrackingLogs & Outlook Sent Items Differ


The following strange thing is happening. When I use the messagetrackinglogs to select all email sent by me I get a different amount of email back then when I count my sent items in outlook. Outlook has much more items than are returned by the messagetrackinglogs.
I use the following command.

get-messagetrackinglog -Sender "MyEmail@Address.com" -Server "Ex-changeMB/HTServer" -EventID "SEND" -Start "1-3-2011 00:00:00" -End "31-3-2011 23:59:59"

I use this query on every Mailbox/Hub Transport server we have. The total amount of sent items is always less than the items in de folder sent items in outlook.
hanmailbeheerAsked:
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waleedaCommented:
See for event id SEND it will show only your messages you have sent to outside your domain, and if you put event id deleiver it will show the internal messages you have sent
So better don't put any event id so see the messages you have sent internal+external
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hanmailbeheerAuthor Commented:
@Weleeda:
Are you sure, because when I query the logs, using eventide SEND, I get internal as well as external recipients. The same with DELIVER. sender address can both be internal or external
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waleedaCommented:
Please check the below URL its give the discription for all the EventIDs:
check specially:
Table 1   Event types that are used to classify each message event

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb124375(EXCHG.80).aspx
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hanmailbeheerAuthor Commented:
Event SEND: "A message was sent by Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) to a different server." doesn't specify external server of internal server. It can be our gateway but also another Hub Transport Server in our own exchange organisation.

Event DELIVER: "A message was delivered to a mailbox." specifies only the delivery of a message to the specific mailbox. I don't see any reference to only internal messages.

Thanks
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waleedaCommented:
ok so for you question is better to dont give any eventid, because you was comparing sent items on outlook and on server, so please check
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hanmailbeheerAuthor Commented:
When trying to create an overview of all send and received mail over a period of 1 month, not giving an eventid results in a incredible amount of data. Trying to sift through that is a monumantal task. That was the reason for entering an evenid. Problem is that 1 eventid does not cover all messages. Now I don’t use an eventid but after the results are in I look for unique messageID’s. This seems to work.

Best regards.
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hanmailbeheerAuthor Commented:
Given answer did nog contain all necessary information. Can't give only a few points. Answer given by Walleda does not qualify for all points because the question was not fully answered. Tried to give 100 points but was nog accepted.
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