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Monitoring outgoing e-mail in Exchange

Monitoring outgoing e-mail in Exchange

Monitoring outgoing e-mail in Exchange

I’m using Exchange 5.5 together with TFS-Gateway.
How do I monitor outgoing e-mail from a user without him knowing?

RE: Monitoring outgoing e-mail in Exchange

Unless the user is amazingly paranoid, log into NT as Administrator and open their mailbox. View Sent Items.

This works even without snooping packages.

If you just want to see WHO and not WHAT, enable verbose tracking of email.


RE: Monitoring outgoing e-mail in Exchange

That’s just it. He’s paranoid all right, he’s on to me and deletes all mail from the mailbox the moment he send them. I need to see what he sends.

Thanks anyway

RE: Monitoring outgoing e-mail in Exchange

I outgoing mail, does that mean all mail including those bound for internal exchange users?

RE: Monitoring outgoing e-mail in Exchange

- Assuming you have set an appropriate tombstone lifetime, could you ensure the user has Outlook '98 and restore his deleted items when logged on as the service account?

RE: Monitoring outgoing e-mail in Exchange

I have the same problem.  What if users deliver mail directly to personal folders?  Can you monitor it then?

RE: Monitoring outgoing e-mail in Exchange

Start reading your logs. Those exchange log files aren't really all that hard to read. You might need to turn up your logging a bit, but it can be done.

If you want to read what he's getting, set up an alternate recipient for him.

Mike Hillwig
I've done more R5 deployments than I care to think about.

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