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Export lists from Queue Viewer

Applies to: Exchange Server 2013

This topic explains how to use Queue Viewer in the Exchange Toolbox to export lists of messages or queues.

You can export lists to the following file formats:

  • Text (tab delimited)

  • Text (comma delimited)

  • Unicode text (tab delimited)

  • Unicode text (comma delimited)

What do you need to know before you begin?

  • Estimated time to complete: 10 minutes

  • You need to be assigned permissions before you can perform this procedure or procedures. To see what permissions you need, see the "Queues" entry in the Mail flow permissions.

  • By default, the result pane in Queue Viewer displays only the first 1,000 objects. To change this value, see Set Queue Viewer options.

  • For information about keyboard shortcuts that may apply to the procedures in this topic, see Keyboard shortcuts in the Exchange admin center.


Having problems? Ask for help in the Exchange forums. Visit the forums at Exchange Server.

Export a list from the result pane in Queue Viewer

  1. Click Start > All Programs > Microsoft Exchange 2013 > Exchange Toolbox.

  2. In the Mail flow section, double-click Queue Viewer.

  3. In Queue Viewer, select the Queues tab or the Messages tab. On either tab, you can click Create Filter to restrict the results.


    If the result pane doesn't refresh, in the action pane, click Refresh. Long lists may take several minutes to refresh.

  4. In the action pane, click Export List. The Export List dialog box appears.

  5. In Export List, type the name of the file in the File name box, and then select the file format from the Save as type list.

  6. Click Save.