How to take Email header details from Exchange Server 2016.

Shabaz Ahmed 141 Reputation points
2021-06-26T08:41:10.507+00:00

Hi all,

Is there any option to view email message header details from exchange server. I know there is a option of "view message details" but user is delegated person, and I can't ask him to share the details.

Can we fetch details from exchange server?

We use Exchange Server 2016 cu19

Regards,
Shabaz

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  1. KyleXu-MSFT 26,206 Reputation points
    2021-06-28T05:39:15.21+00:00

    @Shabaz Ahmed

    Is the recipient on your Exchange server?

    You can add your mailbox to the recipient full access list, then you will could open this mailbox and check message header.

    You can also use Search-mailbox command to export target email from this recipient to your mailbox , then you will could check this email from your mailbox directly:

    Search-Mailbox -Identity recipient -SearchQuery "Subject:Test1234" -TargetFolder check -TargetMailbox administrator  
    

    If the recipient isn't on your Exchange server, you will cannot check the message header with above ways.


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  1. Andy David - MVP 140.8K Reputation points MVP
    2021-06-26T11:48:27.467+00:00

    The only way from the "server side" would be pipeline tracing:
    https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/exchange/mail-flow/transport-logs/pipeline-tracing?view=exchserver-2019

    However its used for troubleshooting only

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