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Is there a way to see or count the amount of emails that a specific Microsoft Exchange mailbox receives?

I need to know on average how many emails one specific exchange mailbox receives per month. I can start counting from now, but I was wondering if there is an easy way to get these statistics.


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overall? per what time unit? what exchange version? – lepole Jun 24 '10 at 9:21
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If you have Message Tracking enabled then you can track the messages a mailbox (user) recieves in a given time period.

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With a Google search on Message Tracking Exchange 2003 I was able to find the information I needed. Thank you. – Jun 25 '10 at 6:58

You can check the exchange.log folder. There should be a log per day ex 20100604.log . You can copy this log and analyse it in excel.

Please check this link to find out what the fields represent.

Hope this helps.

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+1 - Message tracking FTW. I gave it to you rather than joeqwerty because you included a link to the description of the tracking log files. – Evan Anderson Jun 24 '10 at 12:18

I know this is an old thread but just in case anyone is still looking for a solution to this problem, you can use the Microsoft Exchange Server Profile Analyzer.

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Welcome to Server Fault! Whilst this may theoretically answer the question, it would be preferable to include the essential parts of the answer here, and provide the link for reference. – Scott Pack Sep 23 '12 at 0:32

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