Search with Mimecast Personal Portal

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This article provides an overview of the features available when searching your archive using Mimecast Personal Portal.

 

Applies to:

  • End users of Mimecast Personal Portal
  • Where Archiving is enabled as an account package

 

Recommended reading

 

Walkthrough

The Search Views provide the following functionality:

  • allows you to perform searches,
  • reply, reply all or forward emails from the search results,
  • access your saved searches,
  • view archived files and documents,
  • save search criteria
  • sort search results according to the date, from, to and subject
  • search within Smart Tags

 

Using Quick Search

  1. To run a Quick Search, start by completing the search criteria in the Search box labelled 'Search last 12 months...' and select Search on the keyboard.
    By default, the subject, body, and headers of the message are searched.
  2. The search results displayed include the Sender, Recipient, Subject, Date, Size of the message, and whether there is an attachment.
  3. To preview the email, simply select it from the list.

 

Using Advanced Search

  1. Select Search from the Mail menu.
  2. Select Advanced.
  3. To run a Search, start by completing the search criteria in the Text box and select Search.
    By default, the subject, body, and headers of the message are searched.
  4. The search results displayed include the Sender, Recipient, Subject, Date, Size of the message, and whether there is an attachment.
  5. To preview the email, simply select it from the list.

 

Using Basic Search

Basic Search works in the same way as Advanced Search but includes fewer criteria that can be specified.

Saving a search

Saved Searches allow you to save the search criteria for future searches.

  1. Once a search has returned results select Edit Search.
  2. Select Save.
  3. Assign a name or description for the Saved Search.
    • Saved Searches are stored in Mimecast and available to all Mimecast end user applications.
    • Saved Searches are accessed from the History tab.
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