How do i search Exchange 2003 Information Store for a specific email domain

I have been requested to search our Exchange 2003 Information Store for all email to and from a specific email address. Is this possible using exmerge and if so how does that work. Or is there another utility out there which could achieve the desired result?

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beargonefishingDirector of Network InfrastructureAsked:
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Praveen BalanSolution ArchitectCommented:
No... , I have mentioned in the last sentense " for the message contents, thats not possible without the journaling. You may take ownership of required mailboxes"

you need to log-in to individual mailboxes and look for the message body and other details.... it is tedious job without journaling ...
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Praveen BalanSolution ArchitectCommented:
this feature is not available by default in exchange 2003 but available in 2010, however you can enable Journaling and search on Journal mailbox...

http://www.msexchange.org/tutorials/implementing-exchange-2003-message-journaling.html

other option will be tracking of emails from the sender requested, that will give you to whom all the email has been delivered.

Exchange 2010 - http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd335072.aspx


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beargonefishingDirector of Network InfrastructureAuthor Commented:
With journaling enabled, with that give me access to messages sent in the past or just going forward.
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Praveen BalanSolution ArchitectCommented:
from the date you enable the journaling..

for past results you will have to rely on the message tracking for now..
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beargonefishingDirector of Network InfrastructureAuthor Commented:
How would I get message tracking to extract the data that I need. I basically need to find all emails sent to and from a specific email domain.
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Praveen BalanSolution ArchitectCommented:
Exchange 2003 native tracking tool does not give an option to extract the tracking result, it gives a view only tracking results.

You may use the log parser for extracting the tracking logs results- http://msexchangetips.blogspot.com/2006/09/exchange-exporting-and-querying.html

If you are looking for the message contents, thats not possible without the journaling. You may take ownership of required mailboxes once you filter the tracking results.

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beargonefishingDirector of Network InfrastructureAuthor Commented:
Will the parser enable me to extract the body of the message as well?
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beargonefishingDirector of Network InfrastructureAuthor Commented:
One more question, what about enabling full text indexing. Would that achieve the desired result.
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Praveen BalanSolution ArchitectCommented:
No, full-text indexing will help the users to quickly search for any word or phrase in the body of any item in their own mailbox
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