Does Outlook2003 support MSDE or MSSQL database?



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Does Outlook2003 support MSDE or MSSQL database?

Postby U1NL » Wed, 27 Jul 2005 12:10:01 GMT

I am using Outlook200o now, and thinking of upgrading to Outlook2003. I have 
lots of emails and my PST file(s) are huge - many GBs. So, I wonder whether 
the latest version of Outlook supports MSDE or MSSQL, so that I can get all 
the data into a more stable database? Appreciate guidnace.

Re: Does Outlook2003 support MSDE or MSSQL database?

Postby Stephen Parker » Wed, 27 Jul 2005 17:28:32 GMT


Try - Email2DB -  http://www.**--****.com/ 

This app can be used to copy emails to databases - you can extract 
individual fields - or copy the whole message body.

Many Thanks

Re: Does Outlook2003 support MSDE or MSSQL database?

Postby Sue Mosher [MVP-Outlook] » Wed, 27 Jul 2005 21:46:24 GMT

The new Unicode .pst file format in Outlook 2003 is designed to be much more reliable than the old format and supports 20GB .pst files out of the box and up to 34TB if you tweak the registry to allow a higher maximum. 

Sue Mosher, Outlook MVP
Author of
     Microsoft Outlook Programming - Jumpstart for 
     Administrators, Power Users, and Developers

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