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How do i find the copys of all emails on my exchange server i have Exchange system manager 6.5 on windows server 2003 sorry i dont no what other details you will need to me provide

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Wow. As I see you're from London, you do realise that there are several privacy concerns around this kind of behaviour don't you? – RobM May 16 '11 at 16:26
im not selling the data and i can do what i want im my own company as long as the data is safe – ben950 Jun 13 '11 at 15:02
Ok. You keep believing that. You're wrong - you absolutely can't "do what (you) want" with email from other people just because you're the boss - but your mistakes are not my problem. – RobM Jun 13 '11 at 16:41
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Exmerge can be used to export all messages on an Exchange system to a PST file.

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sorry but i want to view it all on the server without extracting it. i just cant remember what i did last time it was a few years ago – ben950 May 16 '11 at 15:39
Define "view". As in, see all the messages on all the mailboxes in a single Outlook window? – Hyppy May 16 '11 at 15:42
as in list all mail and if i want to check out the contents of the email i can double click to open it. there must be an archive of some sort from all the mail that has been recieved/sent – ben950 May 16 '11 at 15:43
There isn't, unless you have all your mail forwarded to a journal account. – Hyppy May 16 '11 at 15:46
@Hyppy, actually it will be in the Exchange servers database, in the dumpster portion of the DB, as long as the deleted items retention period hasn't been exceeded (server side). Software is available that can extract these messages. – Holocryptic May 16 '11 at 16:07

For real-time access,without opening each users mailbox via OWA or Outlook, or granting yourself access to their mailbox and opening it as an additional one in Outlook under your account, there is no way to do this.

Otherwise you will need to export the mail and open the .pst files.

What are you trying to do? Is this for an audit?

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i wanted to moniter a few emails send from one of my users without loggin into there system and opening outlook – ben950 May 16 '11 at 15:47

If you're trying to recover deleted items, you can use software like Ontrack or Mailretriever. Barring that, there is other software out there that monitors and journals all incoming and outgoing mail like Barracuda (although that's a hardware appliance).

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