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Exchange 2010 Mail Flow Tracking

I have always struggled with the tools supplied in exchange to manage/track message flow and find them inadequate at best.  I usually use the console which then opens an OWA login and then asks a series of questions to get filter our search.

On the current situation I'm looking and can find an email that should have been delivered to multiple people within the same domain.  It shows its pending and is taking longer to deliver then normal.   I've checked the queues but don't see any messages waiting to be processed.

I'd be interested in an aftermarket product that does a great job at helping track messages without the headaches the exchange tools give.

Thanks ....
Exchange* job* OWA

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Albert Widjaja

8/22/2022 - Mon
Albert Widjaja

Have you tried to execute the Powershell script below that you can customize ?

$Session = New-PSSession -ConfigurationName Microsoft.Exchange -ConnectionUri http://YourEXCHANGECAS-Server/PowerShell/ -Authentication Kerberos
Import-PSSession $Session -AllowClobber
Import-Module ActiveDirectory -ErrorAction STOP

Get-TransportServer | Get-Messagetrackinglog -Sender "sender@domain.com" -Recipients "receipient@domain.com" -EventID "RECEIVE" -Start "DD/MM/YYYY 9:00:00 AM" -End "DD/MM/YYYY 5:00:00 PM" | ft -wrap Timestamp, Source, Sender, Recipients, MessageSubject, TotalBytes >> C:\Temp\Result.txt

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Joel Brown

I have limited experience using PS and would need to become more familiar to feel comfortable using it.  I would prefer to have a gui application at this point if possible ....
Albert Widjaja

Hi JT,

No that I know of for that, but it is quite simple, all you need to do is to open up Powershell ISE and then customize the PowerCLI command above:

YourEXCHANGECAS-Server --> your Exchange server
-Sender "sender@domain.com"
-Recipients "receipient@domain.com"
-EventID "RECEIVE" -Start "DD/MM/YYYY 9:00:00 AM"
 -End "DD/MM/YYYY 5:00:00 PM"
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Joel Brown

I am able to run your command but am not sure what I"m looking for in the results .....  here they are .....

Timestamp           Source              Sender              Recipients          MessageSubject               TotalBytes
---------           ------              ------              ----------          --------------               ----------
4/11/2017 4:13:12 P STOREDRIVER         candicew@dbjortho.c {adrib@dobend.com,  :)                                35328
M                                       om                  candaces@dobend.com                                        
                                                            , dhayes@dbjortho.c                                        
                                                            om, donnah@dobend.c                                        
                                                            om, dvangordon@dobe                                        
                                                            nd.com, heatherd@do                                        
                                                            bend.com, jenniferk                                        
                                                            @dobend.com, juliej                                        
                                                            @dbjortho.com, Kimb                                        
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Albert Widjaja

example provided.