Audit logs aren’t updated when "-WhatIf" is used as $false in the command in Exchange Server 2019 and 2016

Applies to: Exchange Server 2019Exchange Server 2016

Symptoms


In Microsoft Exchange Server 2019 or Exchange Server 2016, when you run a command like set-mailbox with necessary switches together with the switch -Whatif:$False, the auditing is skipped for this set-mailbox command execution. 

Resolution


To fix this issue, install one of the following updates:
For Exchange Server 2019, install the Cumulative Update 2 for Exchange Server 2019 or a later cumulative update for Exchange Server 2019.
For Exchange Server 2016, install the Cumulative Update 13 for Exchange Server 2016 or a later cumulative update for Exchange Server 2016.

References


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