How to Use the Queue Viewer
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 will reach end of support on April 11, 2017. To stay supported, you will need to upgrade. For more information, see Resources to help you upgrade your Office 2007 servers and clients.
Applies to: Exchange Server 2007, Exchange Server 2007 SP1, Exchange Server 2007 SP2, Exchange Server 2007 SP3
Topic Last Modified: 2007-01-02
This topic explains how to use the Exchange Management Console to open the Exchange Queue Viewer. Use the Queue Viewer to monitor mail flow and to perform intrusive actions against the queuing database that is located on a computer that has the Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Hub Transport server role or the Edge Transport server role installed.
To use the Queue Viewer to view queues and messages, the account you use must be delegated the following:
Exchange View-Only Administrator role
To use the Queue Viewer to perform actions that modify the status of queues and messages on a computer that has the Hub Transport server role installed, the account you use must be delegated the following:
Exchange Organization Administrator role
To use the Queue Viewer on a computer that has the Edge Transport server role installed, you must log on by using an account that is a member of the local Administrators group on that computer.
For more information about permissions, delegating roles, and the rights that are required to administer Exchange Server 2007, see Permission Considerations.
Open the Exchange Management Console.
Click Toolbox, click Exchange Queue Viewer, and then in the Actions pane, click Open tool.