How to enable VSS Logging in Exchange 2007 using Powershell


For some reason I can never remember how to enable logging for the Exchange Writer on Exchange 2007.  Here is the Powershell command that does it for you:

For the Store Writer:

Set-EventLogLevel "MSExchangeIS\9002 System\Exchange Writer" -Level High

For the Replication Writer:

Set-EventLogLevel "MSExchange Repl\Exchange VSS Writer" -Level High

On a related note, if you have enabled VSS tracing for the OS, you can get the Exchange Writer to output trace information by restarting Store or the Replication Service.

 ** Note - These should work for Exchange 2010 as well.

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