When you MUST work with a .PST file (Part 1- Creating and Configuring a Neutral Profile)

eDiscovery with Maryellen

In the world of eDiscovery, email is king. We all know it. Email outnumbers other native file types at least two to one in most general collections. It’s the way we work. It’s the way we talk to each other and our clients and so naturally becomes the wade-in approach we often take to our discovery issues. As an analyst, I don’t recommend that you work with native email or .PST files at all. It is much safer to ingest the .pst file into a database solution of some sort work with the database frame to annotate the record and track your review in other ways. However, as a paralegal and practical person, I realize and have to allow that it is sometimes necessary to access and assess the contents of a .pst file.

What is a .pst file?

Even if you’ve worked with these little wonders it’s possible that…

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