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Office 365 Hyrbid environment need to find last time all Distribution groups were used

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We run a Exchange 2013 Hybrid server in a office 365 cloud based environment.  All mailboxes are in cloud but all Distribution groups are on the hyrbid on prem server.  how can I get a report on last usage for these DG's?

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by:Simon Butler (Sembee)
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That information isn't stored by Exchange/Windows.
The only way you can get some information is via message tracking, but if the group hasn't been used in the message tracking window (14 days by default I think it is) then you will get no results.

Simon.
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by:Twhite0909
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Ok how can I run a powershell cmd to show me activity in the messagetracking and pipe it to a CSV?
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Sudhir Bidye earned 500 total points
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Get-messagetrackinglog -recipient <email of your group> | fl export-csv c:\results.csv

You can add more fiiltering parameters for get-messagingtrackinglog as per your requirement. More parameters are listed here.

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa997573%28v=exchg.150%29.aspx
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