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X1 should index an email's internet headers

Postby fbdenman » Thu May 08, 2008 2:16 pm

When X1 is indexing PST files, it does not appear to index the internet header on emails.

Just to be clear, here is a typical internet header:
Received: from cm3.dnsmadeeasy.com by FTGate SmartPop;
Thu, 08 May 2008 10:14:05 -0700
Return-Path: <TechNetMagazine_Webinars>
Delivered-To: technetmag@vootie.com
Received: (qmail 8493 invoked by uid 89); 8 May 2008 17:12:36 -0000
Received: from mta1.primary.ddc.dartmail.net (
by 0 with SMTP; 8 May 2008 17:12:36 -0000
Date: Thu, 08 May 2008 13:01:58 -0400 (EDT)
Message-Id: <Kilauea247774>
From: "TechNet Magazine" <TechNetMagazine_Webinars>
Reply-To: "TechNet Magazine" <csr3_onlineevents>
Subject: Mimosa, a TechWeb partner, brings you: Ten Mistakes that Raise the Cost and Risk of eDiscovery
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: multipart/alternative; boundary="----000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000"
The ability to index internet headers would be worth its weight in gold both to folks doing e-discovery and to system administrators.
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Postby w0qj » Thu May 08, 2008 7:15 pm

hi fbdenman,

Unfortunately X1 by itself does not index for email (hidden) header info; X1's indexing engine only indexes for what you can Preview.

BUT, if someone can help write a X1 plug-in, or an IFilter, perhaps this can somehow be done...
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Re: X1 should index an email's internet headers

Postby Kenward » Fri May 09, 2008 1:32 am

If Outlook is your email software I can think of one trick that you could use in extremis , if you have to go back and find something and want to use X1 rather than Outlook. You can create rules that search in email headers. Build a rule that looks for what you want and then use it to assign the messages to a "category" in Outlook. Then X1 can seek out messages with that category.

I use this ploy for messages sent to particular email addresses that I then retrieve through just one email account.
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