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Exchange 2007 message count

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I am trying to get a total count of all emails that have been sent or received through my exchange 2007 server and I just want to look at it for 1 day. Can you recommend the best way to get this info. I tried to use perfmon on the exchange 2007 server by adding a monitor but it didn't collect any data. Can someone tell me a good shell command that will give me this by using the messagetrackinglog?
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the performance log should work did you run it on the hub server? what counter did you add?

the below should also do it
(Get-MessageTrackingLog -Start 09-15-2011 -ResultSize unlimited  -EventId receive).count
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I ran the MSExchange Transport SMTPReceive and smtpsend and selected total received and total sent. I tried your code above but it doesn't give me anything back.
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did you run it on a hub server ?
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Yes. We have 3 exchange servers and they all have mailbox, client access and hub transport on them and i ran the perfmon on each of them.
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what about the script ? does it return anything if you simply run

Get-MessageTrackingLog
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I think I got the perfmon to work this time. Not sure why it didn't take the first time since i went through same process. Anyway, I'll just wait to see what kind of results I get. Thanks for the help.
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the perfomrance monitor counter will reset every time you restart the transport service
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