Exchange 2016 Distribution Groups mail Tracking

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We want to track mails sent to distribution group that mail sent to distribution group is delivered to all members of group or not not. Can we track mail just we are tracking mail sent by user to other users by Get-messagegrackinglog with different EventIDs


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  1. Andy David - MVP 142.6K Reputation points MVP

    Yes, I would track using the Message ID of the message

    $Servers = Get-ExchangeServer; $Servers | where {$.isHubTransportServer -eq $true -or $.isMailboxServer -eq $true} | Get-MessageTrackingLog -MessageId ba18339e-8151-4ff3-aeea- | Select-Object Timestamp,ServerHostname,ClientHostname,Source,EventId,Recipients | Sort-Object -Property Timestamp

    Look for any FAIL events.

    Or filter for them:


    $Servers = Get-ExchangeServer; $Servers | where {$.isHubTransportServer -eq $true -or $.isMailboxServer -eq $true} | Get-MessageTrackingLog -MessageId ba18339e-8151-4ff3-aeea- -EventId Fail

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