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How to search for all items with attachments in your archive

Created: 24 Jan 2013 • Updated: 29 May 2014
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Searching is something which I have covered in a few blog posts and articles before, one of the cool things that you can do with Enterprise Vault is to search for all the items which have attachments.  To do this follow these simple steps:

Launch Advanced Browser Search

Many people will be familiar with integrated search of Enterprise Vault from inside Outlook.  Some people may also know about Browser Search.  You can extend browser search by using Advanced Browser Search.  To do this amend the URL that you go to, as follows:

The ?Advanced=3 is the extension to the URL and will bring you a page for searching with many more options on it than normal


Search based on number of attachments

Part way down the search page you'll see:
So if you want to search for items that have at least 1 attachment, put 1 in the 'From' box, and then run the search.

Review your results

The results will look something like this: