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How to search mailboxs for a particular word

Posted on 2009-07-16
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I have a complaince issue. I need to search the mailboxes of roughly 12 users for a particular word. I'm running Exchange 2003 on Windows 2003. I need to perform this task without getting the users involved. Is there a tool in exchange or a free tool that can be used to scan these mailboxes for a any emails containing this particular word?

Thanks in advance
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Question by:dowhatyoudo22
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See if this is something you are looking for.  I found it in a different post.  I believe there is a trail version of the software.

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/Internet_Email/Email/Q_22809227.html
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Hi there,

There is a solution that works with Exchange 5.5, is called Isscan, you can read more about it here:
http://www.enterprisenetworkingplanet.com/netsecur/article.php/624121
Another method is to map the mail server to a linux/unix box and use grep script.
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particular word in the body of the email or the subject.
if it is the subject, try using exmerge.
check http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/exchangesvradmin/thread/54868982-6af0-40c5-859e-7e8411b8ea83
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