How To Track Exchange Email Volume Using PowerShell And Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold

You’ve got Exchange running in your environment, Microsoft’s Email platform, and you’ve got WUG set up to monitor it. Now you are wondering what kind of email load your Exchange Server is processing and preferably you’d like to monitor it using WhatsUp Gold. Lets skip right past asking if we should and figure out whether or not we can!

Using a custom PowerShell performance monitor in WhatsUp Gold, Anthony will show you how to write a PowerShell script that tracks the number of emails sent and received using the Get-MessageTrackingLog cmdlet, and then pass that value back to WUG to graph.

Prerequisites include:

WhatsUp Gold, Exchange