Exchange 2013 without message tracking GUI tool

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Many tools in Exchange 2013 no longer has a graphical interface so it’s necessary to use PowerShell – Exchange Management Shell to track logs of posts. With Grid View you can search a little bit easier Exchange logs.

The ECP has longer a GUI tool for browsing the post transactions on Exchange server. It is necessary to use the Exchange Management Shell but with a little help of GridView.


PowerShell commands to search for a particular mail or the sender on the desired date:

In Grid View you can add some filters that narrow the results

for a more detailed search using the following command:

With GridView is easier to find and partially replaced Message tracking tool in Exchange 2010/2007. In addition to the get-message it can be used with other commands such as get-mailbox and get-mailboxdatabase.


Works as system engineer in Slovenian Enterprise in Microsoft environment focusing on security, deployments, SharePoint, SCCM and CheckPoint firewall. Author of successful blog about IT security, Microsoft tips & tricks, social media, internet trends.

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