Tracking inbound, externally sourced email in Exchange 2010

Had to confirm or deny that an email from a non-exchanged sourced email was delivered to the recipient.  I found the following post, that got my down the right track:

The sample below only searches the logs for one particular sender.

  1. Connect to your Exchange 2010 server via your preferred method.
  2. Open the Exchange Powershell Console.
  3. Run the following command (more options available via help):
Get-MessageTrackingLog -Sender "" | Select timestamp, recipients, messagesubj
ect, EventID


Posted from Flint, Michigan, United States.

Sharing between Windows 7 Workstations

Recently when working with a software package for a track and field reviewing* and scoring we needed to allow sharing between two computers in a Workgroup.  We were setting up a new set of laptops and this timing and reviewing hardware for a new track and field season.

We didn’t want any usernames and passwords.  We just wanted the security opened up completely. No security, sometimes you just don’t need or want it.  It’s a network that gets build for a track meet and then taken down when the meet is done.

The magic switch:

Turn off Password Protected Sharing
Turn off Password Protected Sharing

Here’s what we did:

*This software and hardware package is pretty awesome. I had no idea anything like this existed!

Posted from Fremont, Michigan, United States.