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A way to monitor or audit what emails SharePoint sends

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 16, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
Hello, I am looking for a way to track what emails my SharePoint site sends out.  I am currently using workflows for an approval process and would like a way to check to make sure the correct emails have been sent without having to hound down each individual user and confirm through them.  Is there any way to do something like this? Thank you!

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