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Journal rule for Internal/External Messages (No MPmail)

Last Updated: Dec 19, 2016 02:52PM AEDT
Note - for this to work you will need to set all of your Outbound mail to go through the MPmail filter. Please provide Manage Protect Support with the IP of your mail server so this can be setup. You will need to change your Send Connector to send through the journal address provided in the instructions in step 3.

Step 1: obtain you unique journaling address from Manage Protect support staff

The journaling address will follow the below syntax:



Step 2: Add a new mail contact:

Adding a new mail contact with your unique journaling address provided to you by our support team

In the Exchange Management Console (EMC) in Exchange 2007 and 2010,  (ECP) in Exchange 2013 

Navigate to: 
Recipient Configuration > Mail Contact 
Choose New > Email Contact 
On the next page New Mail Contact fill in the following fields:

·       First Name: MParchive
·       Last Name: Archive connector 
·       Alias: MParchiveJournalConnector

As external address fill in the field with your unique journaling address provided by Manage Protect
Technologies support and Save your input.

Alternatively, experienced administrators may use the Exchange Shell for this task:
New-MailContact -Name "MParchive  internal archive connector " –ExternalEmailAddress (Provided by Manage Protect Support) -OrganizationalUnit Users 

Step 3: Create a send connector for the Outbound

You will need to route all your Outbound through the smart host so it can resolve the domain and archive correctly.

To do this in Exchange 2010 use this article

For 2013 and above use the following instructions:
  • Login to the EAC, select Mail Flow then Send Connectors
  • Click the + to create a new send connector
  • Enter MParchive Send Connector as the name and select Custom
  • Click Next
  • In the Network Settings page, select 'Route mail through these smart hosts'
  • Click Next
  • Enter <>
  • Click Save
  • Click Next
  • Select None in the Smart host authentication screen
  • Click Next
  • In Address click the + symbol
  • Enter an Asterix *
  • Click Save
  • Click Next
  • In the Source Server click the + and select all Exchange servers
  • Click Finish
  • Click the Edit icon then set the Maximum send message size to unlimited

Step 4: Create a journaling rule

Within the Exchange Management Console navigate to: Organization Configuration 
Click on Add 

Enter a Rule name: MParchive

Add the address to send journal reports to, browse and locate the newly created mail contact: 
Named: MParchive internal connector 

Choose as Scope: Global

And then save the journaling rule  

N.B. Alternatively, experienced administrators may use the Exchange Shell for this task:
New-JournalRule -Name "MParchive" -JournalEmailAddress "MParchive internal connector "
 -Scope Global -Enabled $True 

Step 5: Enable or disable a journal rule 

In the Exchange Management Console navigate to: The Compliance Management > Journal Rules
Toggle the status of the rule in the list view near the rule’s name

N.B. Alternatively, experienced administrators may use the Exchange Shell for this task:
Enable-JournalRule "MParchive " or Disable-JournalRule "MParchive" 

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