Topic Last Modified: 2007-01-30

The following examples show how message transaction data is recorded and displayed in each of the following formats:

Log entries for Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) transmissions typically include multiple records. Only one record is shown for each format so that you can clearly see the differences between the formats.

In these examples, Maria Cameron of sends an e-mail message to a co-worker on August 18, 2006 at approximately 1:17 pm.

Microsoft IIS Log File Format

Copy Code,, 8/18/06, 13:17:37, SMTPSVC1, MAIL01,, 90, 42, 0, 250, 0, MAIL FROM, -, FROM:<>,

NCSA Common Log File Format

Copy Code - [18/Aug/2006:13:17:37 - 0800] "MAIL FROM -? FROM: maria HTTP/1.0 250 0

W3C Extended Log File Format

The following example includes default settings only. You can add other settings.

Copy Code
13:17:37 MAIL FROM - 250 

ODBC Logging

The database includes the following records:

  • Client IP address

  • Client domain name

  • Connection date and time

  • IIS service

  • Server computer name

  • Server IP address

  • Processing time in milliseconds

  • Bytes received by server

  • Bytes sent by server

  • SMTP protocol reply code

  • Win32 status or error code

  • SMTP protocol command

  • Recipient

  • Parameters