XADM: Per-User Tracing Feature Added to Exchange 2000 Server Service Pack 2 (SP2)

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SUMMARY

Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server Service Pack 2 (SP2) contains a new diagnostic feature that provides support for "per-user tracing." Per-user tracing is a facility for tracing activity on the server for a specified mailbox or user. This feature can only be enabled on retail builds. For additional information about the latest service pack for Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
301378 XGEN: How to Obtain the Latest Exchange 2000 Server Service Pack

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To enable this feature, you need to create or set the following registry values under the following registry key on the Exchange 2000 server:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\MSExchangeIS\ParametersSystem
  • Enable Tracing
    =dword:00000001

    When
    Enable Tracing
    " is set to a value of 1, tracing is enabled.
  • Trace User LegacyDN


    Set
    Trace User LegacyDN
    as type reg_sz. In addition, specific users need to be identified for tracing. The registry value
    Trace User LegacyDN
    needs to be set to the legacy Exchange Distinguished Name (DN) of the user for which tracing will be enabled. For example:

    Trace User LegacyDN=/o=OrgName/ou=SiteName/cn=Recipients/cn=1234
Collectively, these registry settings will enable tracing for the specified mailbox. In addition, the delegate logons to the user mailbox will also be traced. To disable filtered tracing, Enable Tracing must be set to 0 and the Trace User LegacyDN registry value should also be removed.

The following is an example of a registry file that can be constructed to enable tracing on a user's mailbox:
REGEDIT4

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\MSExchangeIS\ParametersSystem]
"Enable Tracing"=dword:00000001
"Trace User LegacyDN"="/o=OrgName/ou=SiteName/cn=Recipients/cn=1234"

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Article ID: 296624 - Last Review: October 23, 2013 - Revision: 4.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server Service Pack 2
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