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How to search inside MSG files on the server

With indexing enabled on the Windows server and the application of server plug-in, MDaemon administrators can search with MSG files.

This depends on which version of Windows is installed. The below steps are for Windows 2008 R2. 

  1. Open the Server Manager
  2. Click on Roles
  3. Select Add Roles
  4. Select Next
  5. Check the File Services box
  6. Select Next
  7. Select Next
  8. Check the Windows Search Services box
  9. Select Next
  10. Check the Indexing Service box
  11. Select Next
  12. Select Install
  13. Select Close

Outlook will need to be installed on the server to be able to read/search for messages.

  1. Click HERE to download a Windows Desktop Search add-in for Outlook saved mail.
  2. Install the add-in.
  3. Select Start
  4. Select Search
  5. Enter the text or phase desired

Results will be displayed in the search window as they're found.