You can configure your infrastructure for monitoring Exchange in one of the following ways:
Automatically when creating a monitoring plan
This method is recommended for evaluation purposes in test environments.
For a full list of audit settings required for Netwrix Auditor to collect comprehensive audit data and instructions on how to configure them, refer to Configure IT Infrastructure for Auditing and Monitoring.
NOTE: If you select to automatically configure audit in the target environment, your current audit settings will be checked on each data collection and adjusted if necessary.
Manually. You need to adjust the same audit settings as those required for monitoring Active Directory. See Configure Domain for Monitoring Active Directory for more information.
If your Exchange organization is running Exchange 2010, 2013, or 2016, you must also configure the Administrator Audit Logging (AAL) settings. If you want to track non-owner access, configure mailbox monitoring. See Configure Exchange for Monitoring Mailbox Access for more information.
For Exchange auditing, also remember to do the following:
- Configure Data Collecting Account, as described in Configure Data Collecting Account
- Configure required protocols and ports, as described in Protocols and Ports Required for Monitoring Active Directory, Exchange, and Group Policy