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How to Search & Analyze Different File Type Email?

by hazelmartin1 / February 19, 2013 5:33 PM PST

In a forensic investigation I come across the situation when I need to search different email of different file type. Basically i need a module that can create results for multiple email file type (Outlook & Exchange) when searching a particular word, date, subject.

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by Kees_B Forum moderator / February 19, 2013 5:39 PM PST

From OE and Outlook (and Thunderbird and what other email programs you need to support) export the mails to invidual .eml files (or - directly or indirectly - to a database). Then you only need 1 tool to search and analyse all those individual mails (or the database).

Kees

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by hazelmartin1 / February 20, 2013 1:37 PM PST

Hi kees,
But for converting Outlook to EML & Exchange to EML also require minimum two tools and for search I need another search tool which seems complicated. During the arise of this question I posted the query in different forums. From one of the forum I got the satisfactory solution with MailXaminer forensic search toolkit. It really helps me to achieve the best solution.

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