How To Setup Journaling On Exchange

Description

This article will cover how to setup Journaling of Internal messages on your Exchange Server. This is to be used for all Exchange Customers, please note you must have all Outbound traffic going via MPmail, the following article will help to set this up How To Setup Outbound Smarthost - Exchange 2013.

Requirements

  • A MParchive Customer
  • The journaling address needed for that customer. 

The Process

This is a four step process:

  • Obtain your unique journaling address from Manage Protect support staff
  • Create a mail contact
  • Create a journaling rule
  • Activate journaling rule

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

The journaling address will follow the below syntax
<primarydomain.TLD><underscore>2007@journal.antispameurope.com

For Example:
manageprotect.com_2007@journal.antispameurope.com

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: internal archive connector
    Alias: MParchiveJournalConnector
  • As external address fill in the field with your unique journaling address provided by Manage Protect
  • Save the Contact

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 journaling rule

  • Within the Exchange Management Console navigate to: Organisation 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
  • Choose as Scope: Internal Messages Only
  • Save the journaling rule

Alternatively, experienced administrators may use the Exchange Shell for this task:

New-JournalRule -Name "MParchive" -JournalEmailAddress "MParchive internal connector " -Scope Internal -Enabled $True

Step 4: 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

Alternatively, experienced administrators may use the Exchange Shell for this task:

Enable-JournalRule "MParchive " or Disable-JournalRule "MParchive"