How to easily track Public Folder replication messages in Exchange 2010

Dedicated PF server

Simple command can help us to track PF replication messages if you have dedicated PF server

get-exchangeserver *pf* | get-messagetrackinglog

PF database as part of mailbox server hosting active database copies

If you donĀ“t have dedicated PF server, you should track SMTP traffic with the following message subjects and source server, which contains PF database

Folder Content
Backfill Request
Hierarchy Backfill Response
Folder Content Backfill Response
Conflict message: <Message original subject>

for example

get-transportserver HUBTRANSPORT | Get-MessageTrackingLog -MessageSubject "Folder Content" -resultsize 1