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Archive Manager 5.9.1 - Installation and Configuration Guide for Exchange

Deployment considerations for Exchange System requirements Hardware recommendations Pre-installation preparations Installing and configuring Archive Manager Upgrading/Uninstalling Archive Manager Post-installation tasks Appendix A: Attachment store types

Prerequisites for servers running Archive Manager services and websites

Common prerequisites

Any prerequisites that are required for installation are installed automatically when you run the Archive Manager Setup Wizard to install Archive Manager. If you want to install the prerequisites software prior to running the installer, see the requirements below.

To enable text-string searches and indexing of file attachments, you must install IFilters for the file types you want to search and index:

Microsoft offers a free pack of IFilters for its Office 2010 file types at, (link current as of this release). SP2 can be applied via Windows Update or downloaded at This Filter Pack includes IFilters for the following formats: .docx, .docm, .pptx, .pptm, .xlsx, .xlsm, .xlsb, .zip, .one, .vdx, .vsd, .vss, .vst, .vdx, .vsx, and .vtx.
Adobe bundles a copy of its PDF 32-bit iFilter with its free Adobe Reader 11 software, and offers a free PDF iFilter 64 11.0.01 as a separate download. It is recommended that you use Adobe version 11 PDF IFilters, or FoxIt IFilters.

Prerequisites for servers running the Exchange Store Manager Service

Other considerations:

For the Exchange Store Manager (ESM), the service user account must have Receive As and View Information Store Status permissions to the mail store from which the ESM will export mailboxes.
For the MAPI Journal Data Loader, the data loader service user account must have Receive As and View Information Store Status permissions to the mail store that contains the journal mailbox.

Prerequisites for servers running the Lync Store Manager Service

NOTE: Archive Manager only supports archived conversations from Lync servers configured with the Lync Server Archiving databases option. Archive Manager does not support Archiving using Microsoft Exchange integration.

Install the corresponding administrative tools based on the Skype/Lync servers you want to archive.

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