Identity Finder (Mac) - Scanning Emails
This document describes how to scan for emails on the Mac using Identity Finder. All documentation was performed with Identity Finder 18.104.22.168.
Identity Finder for Mac does not have options to directly enable the searching of email downloaded with various web clients. However, it is possible to enable the file types needed for Identity Finder to recognize emails and scan them as files.This document contains the following topics:
- Scanning for Emails
Scanning email in the Mac version of Identity Finder works by scanning the emails as files. As such, there are several requirements that must be met in order for an email to be properly scanned.
- The email must be downloaded with a POP account.
- The email must be stored locally.
Note: Since Identity Finder scans email files by converting them to text, attachments that are virus free should be downloaded and then searched.Scanning for Emails
To enable Identity Finder to scan for emails:
- Launch Identity Finder and open the Preferences menu (⌘, shortcut)
- From the Preferences window, select File Types
- Choose Custom file typle list and click the Manage button.
- From this window, make the Mail box is checked.
- Click OK on the box that appears
- Run a scan as normal ensuring you scan the desired folders for mail. Apple Mail by default is located under USERNAME/Library/Mail.
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Identity Finder (Mac) - Advanced Searching- Advanced searching options for the Mac client.