Configuring MSGTRK logs for Exchange 2013 and 2016

Message Tracking logs created by the Microsoft Exchange Server detail the message activity that takes place on your Exchange Server, including the message path information.


  1. Start the Exchange Administration Center.
  2. Click Servers > Servers.
  3. Select the mailbox server that you want to configure, and then click Edit.
  4. Click Transport Logs.
  5. In the Message tracking log section, configure the following parameters:
    Parameter Description
    Enable message tracking log Enable or disable message tracking on the server.
    Message tracking log path The value that you specify must be on the local Exchange server. If the folder does not exist, it is created when you click Save.
  6. Click Save.