I have heard this question asked a few times …
What is the difference between a Message ID and a Saveset ID?
Well the answer is that a Message ID in ‘pure’ messaging terms is a unique identifier for a digital message, it is globally unique. It’s generated and applied by the messaging system which sends the message. Here is an example:
A Saveset ID is a unique identifier generated by Enterprise Vault for an archived item. Here is an example:
The SaveSet ID is made up of a number of components, using the above as an example, here is a description:
2012100 Checksum High
99800974 Checksum Low
201210021109570000 Message Delivery Date/Time (in this particular case, because this is an email)