Exchange Server - Mailbox Access Logging

Posted on 2013-02-02
Last Modified: 2013-02-04
What options are available for logging/monitoring access to mailboxes on an exchange server?  We would like to be able to keep a log of which accounts access a mailbox (and when).

Can this be done within the exchange setup or would additional software be required?

Question by:AutomatedIT
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Exchange 2010 and Exchange 2010 SP1 /Hosted
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davorin earned 200 total points
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Expert Comment

by:Manpreet SIngh Khatra
ID: 38847073
With Exchange 2007 and 2010 its called Mailbox Auditing .... with 2003 you might need another tool to do all that

- Rancy

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Shibu Kuttan earned 300 total points
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For Enable Mailbox Auditing you should install Exchange2010 SP1

This example enables mailbox audit logging for Ben Smith's mailbox.
Set-Mailbox -Identity "Ben Smith" -AuditEnabled $true

This example disables mailbox audit logging for Ben Smith's mailbox.
Set-Mailbox -Identity "Ben Smith" -AuditEnabled $false

To View the Mailbox audit
Get-Mailbox Ben Smith | fl *audit*

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