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hello
I have been asked if i can retrieve some emails from 2003 off an old server.  looking at the structure it would appear that they got a new server in 2009.

i have found what seems to be the old mail database on the old server

a priv1.edb file and a priv1.stm file

is there an easy way of using these files to view the actual emails within this mail database?

thank you for any help
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You could use a 3rd party utility such as Ontrack PowerControls. This attaches directly to the EDB and allows you to export the emails to PSTs or to other Exchange servers...

http://www.ontrackdatarecovery.co.uk/data-management/powercontrols/

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Yes,you need to use third party utility such as Ontrack or lucid8's (http://www.Lucid8.com) "Digiscope" to extract all mailboxes from that DB to PST.
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thank you for your help
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