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Posted on 2011-05-06
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I am recently charged with handling IT in a small office.  I would like to find out if there is a way within Exchange to view connections which generated from outside our IP range.

For example, if a former employee tried to log in to another users profile, or perhaps tried to log in to our database.

I know there is a way to do this but I am unfortunatly not well equipped to solve the problem myself.  I am using IPCop as a firewall and Ecahange 2003 SBS.
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by:steinmto
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How would they be accessing the exchange server via OWA, Outlook Anywhere, Pop, IMAP?  There are log files you can look at for the web services.
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For example, we use remote.domain.com/remote

or, we have a database program called PCR which can be accessed through pcr.domain.com

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by:mat7355
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Sorry to be inactive.  From the link...

"Please look at the IIS logs for the OWA login attempts and IP Address on the CAS server"

How do I do that?  What menu in exchange i mean?

Thanks for helping a new guy!
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The log files are just text files loccated in C:\windows\system32\logfiles.  The should list the ip address of the users connecting to owa.
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The directory you are looking for in logfiles should be listed like.
w3svc1 or w3svc2 or w3svc3.
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Thanks!! Sorry for late feedback!
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