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Old 10-25-2011, 06:45 PM   #1
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What email server for Journaling?

Which email server is capable of properly Journaling every email that comes and leaves the organization?

I am looking to setup archiving all emails transmitted to and fro our domain, for every user.

I have searched both Postfix and Exim, but haven't seen to anything too useful for exactly what I want it to do.

I wanted to use this server as a relay/email filter for all incoming and outgoing emails, but I want it to be able to archive all these emails entering and leaving the server.

Are any email servers capable of doing this?

I know I can do this with exchange 2010, but I wanted to have a server who's sole purpose is to filter and journal emails.

Any ideas?
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You can do that with sm-archive in sendmail.
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The basic 'Journaling' (or as I call it 'archiving') of email should be pretty simple with any MTA that allows you to tee off a copy of the message (or BCC it to a journalling account). I'm sure I read some stuff on it a while ago in relation to Postfix and Exim.

Where it gets somewhat stickier is indexing archived email so you can search it by content/subject/date/attachment etc. When I looked at this a while ago I could not find a direct FOSS application that would run out of the box. At odds with that is the fact that Barracuda Networks make and sell a 'Message Archiver'. This company has a reputation of just lifting FOSS and gluing it together with Perl scripts and by this metric there is probably something out there to do this and a fish around may be a good place to start.
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For postfix, see the always_bcc option.

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