[Chicago-talk] Extracting info from Outlook's *.pst files

Young, Aaron Aaron.Young at citadelgroup.com
Tue Jan 13 12:05:37 CST 2004

not sure what you have going



looks like it might work...

...let me know if you use it, i'm trying to work something like this out
on my own as well to try and keep my addressbook updated between outlook
and mutt, and might look into something like this later if it works

also, if anyone has any information on vcard readers

so far, Text::vCard seems incomplete, and libvformat seems like it would
work, but their documentation is sketchy and so i'm looking for
something a little better documented or in C++ before I commit to
libvformat (plus, i seem to have another issue with it that i won't go
into on a Perl list)

Aaron F Young
Broker Reconciliation
Operations & Portfolio Finance
Citadel Investment Group LLC 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Emil Janev [mailto:ejanev2 at yahoo.com] 
> Sent: Tuesday, January 13, 2004 11:36 AM
> To: Chicago.pm
> Subject: [Chicago-talk] Extracting info from Outlook's *.pst files
> Hi Guys,
> Is there any Perl module for reading information from 
> Outlook's *.pst files.
> I don't have any expirience about this meter.
> My colleague is having problems with Outlook. The problems 
> started with having "Outlook.pst"
> file reaching 1.8 GB.
> My taught was as a last resort, if there is any posibility to 
> extract the information ( even
> limited ) from those *.pst files using some Perl Module. I 
> took a quick look at CPAN, but I
> couldnt recognize anything.
> I tried something like "Outlook Recovery" Demo, but the 
> result wasn't usable ( it was causing
> problems when tried to be imported in Outlook ).
> I tried also "ForMorph" demo. It imported some messages, 
> limited to 500 KB, and without
> attachments.
> I personally use Outlook Express, and haven't had any problem 
> with it yet.
> Any advice is welcome. Thanks in advance,
> Emil
> __________________________________
> Do you Yahoo!?
> Yahoo! Hotjobs: Enter the "Signing Bonus" Sweepstakes
> http://hotjobs.sweepstakes.yahoo.com/signingbonus
> _______________________________________________
> Chicago-talk mailing list
> Chicago-talk at mail.pm.org
> http://mail.pm.org/mailman/listinfo/chicago-talk


This e-mail contains information that may be confidential and 
proprietary. It is to be read and used solely by the intended recipient(s). 
Citadel and its affiliates retain all proprietary rights they may have in the 
information. If you are not an intended recipient, please notify us 
immediately either by reply e-mail or by telephone at 312-395-2100 
and delete this e-mail (including any attachments hereto) immediately 
without reading, disseminating, distributing or copying. We cannot give 
any assurances that this e-mail and any attachments are free of viruses 
and other harmful code. Citadel reserves the right to monitor, intercept 
and block all communications involving its computer systems.

More information about the Chicago-talk mailing list