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wildcards in powershell?

Posted on 2013-06-12
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i am trying to pull some records from the journal from @domain.com and to @domain.com  i know the syntax to pull from the journal and to place in a target mailbox, but for the life of me i can't figure out how to pull these messages.  i need to pull all this communication for our attorney ASAP and am desperate. Please help!

thanks.
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I am going to assume you mean the message tracking log not journal.

The following commandlet lists all emails to a domain from outside your organization during a given time fame. It then sorts into a columns and exports to a .txt or .csv.

get-messagetrackinglog -server "mailserver" -Start "01/01/2012 09:00:00" -End "01/01/2013 17:00:00" -resultsize unlimited | where {$_.Recipients -like "*@domainname"} | Select timestamp,recipients,messagesubject,source >>c:\exported.txt

Replace mailserver with your exchange server’s name. -server "mailserver"

Change the timeframe -Start "01/01/2012 09:00:00" -End "01/01/2013 17:00:00"

Change the domain name is it searching from where {$_.Recipients -like "*@domainname"}
To search for emails sending from a particular domain change where {$_.Recipients -like "*@domainname"} to where {$_.Sender -like "*@domainname"}

Change the c:\exported.txt to whatever you want your output file to be named and saved.


http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb124926%28v=exchg.141%29.aspx

Above link describes how to use the Exchange Management Console or the Exchange Management Shell to search the message tracking logs
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Are you referring to Journal mailbox?
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yes i was referring to the journal.  i was able to figure it out by simply leaving out any kind of wildcard and just using To:@domain.com, then running it again using From:@domain.com.  This has give us just what we needed. thanks for the advice though.
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by:Roy Ortiz
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after some test runs in powershell i was able to discover how to run the queries i needed.
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