We use cookies on our website to ensure we provide you with the best experience on our website. By using our website, you agree to the use of cookies for analytics and personalized content.This website uses cookies. More Information
It seems like your browser didn't download the required fonts. Please revise your security settings and try again.

How does Exchange stubbing work on Barracuda Message Archiver

  • Type: Knowledgebase
  • Date changed: 6 months ago

Solution #00003879

Scope:

All Barracuda Message Archivers, firmware versions greater than 2.0.

Answer:
Barracuda Message Archiver features Exchange Stubbing. This document attempts to explain what Exchange Stubbing is and its benefits.

 

Exchange Stubbing is a process where the Barracuda Message Archiver interacts with your Microsoft Exchange server via a Microsoft protocol called MAPI. During this process the Barracuda Message Archiver searches for emails that match a criteria that is set by you. An example of this criteria would be all emails that are larger than 5 MB and older than 6 months. Attachments are stripped from emails that match the policy and are replaced by a stub.

 

Benefits of Exchange Stubbing

1. Exchange Stubbing allows administrators to realize tremendous space savings since the attachments are removed from Exchange and replaced with very small stubbed emails.

2. Postpones upgrading to a more expensive license of Microsoft Exchange.

3. Email users appreciate the fact that emails are still in the same folder as they had placed it in.

4. Access to stubbed emails is seamless.

 

How to Setup Exchange Stubbing

Administrators can setup Exchange Stubbing by logging into the Barracuda Message Archiver and navigator to Mail Sources>Exchange Integration. This page allows you to setup the policies which controls which emails get stubbed.

 

Within Outlook, stubbed emails are displayed with a different icon. When you try to forward a stubbed email, attachments are automatically included. Even opening the email by double clicking the email has the same behavior. In the preview pane a list of attachments shows the original attachments. User have the ability to 'un-stub' emails for a period of 30 day (for offline access) and also selectively 'stub' messages.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How are Stubbed Emails Displayed in Outlook?

Within Outlook, stubbed emails are displayed with a different icon. When you try to forward a stubbed email, attachments are automatically included. In the preview pane a list of attachments shows the original attachments.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


















Link to This Page:

https://campus.barracuda.com/solution/50160000000HXlZAAW