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Email Archiving with MailStore Basics

Emails can be archived from the mailboxes of email servers such as Microsoft Exchange as well as from the locally installed email clients of the users. Dependent on its type, archiving tasks can be performed continously, manually or based on a schedule.

If you are not sure which archiving method best suits your company, please refer to chapter Choosing the Right Archiving Strategy.

In chapter Email Archiving with MailStore Basics you can find out more about working with archiving profiles, archiving specific folders, deleting emails after archiving and automating the archiving process.

Email Servers

Archiving Microsoft Exchange or Office 365 Mailboxes and Public Folders

With MailStore you can archive already existing Exchange or Office 365 mailboxes as well as public folders. You have the option to archive individual, multiple or all mailboxes in one step as well as archiving all incoming and outgoing emails by using the Exchange journal feature.

Additional information about this topic is available in the chapter matching your Exchange version:

Archiving Alt-N MDaemon Mailboxes

MailStore offers first class support for the popular MDaemon Messaging Server from Alt-N. With MailStore you are able to archive single mailboxes, multiple or all mailboxes in one step as well as archiving all incoming and outgoing emails. Additional information is available in chapter Archiving Emails from MDaemon.

Archiving Kerio Connect Mailboxes

MailStore Server offers special support for the popular Kerio Connect email server allowing you to archive individual, multiple or all mailboxes in one easy step. Additional information is available in chapter Archiving Emails from Kerio Connect

Archiving IceWarp Mail Server Mailboxes

MailStore Server offers special support for the popular Ice Warp Mail Server allowing you to archive individual, multiple or all mailboxes in one easy step. Additional information is available in chapter Archiving Emails from IceWarp Mail Server

Archiving Other Email Servers

With MailStore you can also archive the mailboxes of other email servers using the IMAP or POP3 protocols. These include web-based mailboxes such as Google Mail or Web.de. MailStore supports archiving individual mailboxes, multiple mailboxes in one step, as well as catchall or multidrop mailboxes that can be used to archive all incoming and outgoing emails.

General information is available in the chapters:

The actual procedure depends on the email server you are using. Detailed information for a number of email servers is available in our Implementation Guides.

Email Clients

Archiving Email from Outlook, Thunderbird and Other E-mail Clients

As opposed to all other archiving features, it is imperative that the MailStore Client software is installed on the user computers when archiving emails from these users' email applications. Once the archiving task is set up, it can be started manually by the user or executed automatically according to a schedule. Additional information about this topic is available in chapter Archiving Email from Outlook, Thunderbird and others.

Email Files

Archiving Outlook PST Files

As administrator, you can archive Microsoft Outlook PST files for other MailStore users. Additional information about these topics is available in chapter Archiving Outlook PST Files Directly.

Archiving EML or MBOX Files

As administrator, you can archive emails from .eml or .msg files for other MailStore users. Additional information about these topics is available in chapter Archiving Emails from External Systems (File Import).

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About MailStore

  • MailStore Server is one of the leading email archiving solutions for SMB.
  • For private use there is a free tool for email archiving furthermore: MailStore Home.