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Hi, I'm working with an email account which was exported as mbox files from Outlook using the drag and drop method on a Mac. Files at first appeared to import into ePADD 7 fine, but it appears that all attachments are 0 length files. When I ...

asked Apr 5 by lglanville (240 points)
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Hi - We had a patron access a collection using the Delivery module in our reading room. They labeled a number of messages (~8% of the corpus) that they wished to have copies of. When I downloaded the labeled messages as an MBOX file, ...

asked Dec 18, 2018 by laissezfarrell (470 points)
 
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I am trying to use the ePADD system for achieving email in my university. When I upload a sample “.mbox” file (that created through Gmail) even there the number of outgoing messages, the list does not show the numbers. The numbers ...

asked Jul 10, 2018 by Charmal
 
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Hello, I'm writing from the Canadian Centre for Architecture, where we've been using ePADD to restrict a significant amount of personal emails from an archive of more than 6,000 emails. We've reached the point where we're ready to export, ...

asked May 9, 2018 by sbreitwieser (120 points)
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I have been using epadd at my institution as a way of processing and providing access to email records of important university officials. In the epadd processing module, I chose not to transfer emails with certain kinds of sensitive data ...

asked Oct 26, 2017 by acobourn (210 points)
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Discovered the solution myself - the mbox files used Mac CR line breaks instead of CR LF. Editing the files in Notepad + to use the latter line breaks fixed the issue.

asked Oct 19, 2017 by lglanville (240 points)
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Not that we are aware -- please let us know if you discover a solution. Josh Schneider ePADD Community Manager

asked Oct 11, 2017 by anonymous
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We are receiving a batch of emails from a proprietary e-mail server as XML files, not as MBOX or via IMAP. Is there any way to get these into ePADD? If not, are there any known tools for converting XML to MBOX so that we can get them into ...

asked Oct 11, 2017 by anonymous
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Using epadd4.0 on windows, I don't if I am just overloading epadd or if it's sometimes overlooking errors. I have about 70GB in around 4000 mbox files converted from 46 psts using Aid4mail. Each of the 46 groups will import fine by itself, ...

asked Aug 23, 2017 by sarahs
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Hi again - Returning again to this same MBOX file that gave us problems a few months ago. Importing it into ePADD 3.0.1 returns the same message (line 2416 of the attached log) during the import step. We've now hit this error on the same ...

asked Apr 17, 2017 by laissezfarrell (470 points)
 
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I'm loading a large mbox file made by Aid4mail--it appears to load all the messages, but keeps crashing at the point of indexing the address book. If I try to load folders individually for a while, it works, but eventually crashes... 17 Nov ...

asked Apr 4, 2017 by Sarah S
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I've been trying to import emails from Outlook to ePADD by converting them to MBOX files with readpst. When I did this, I separated the emails as individual files, which showed up as individual folders when I imported them. I was able to ...

asked Nov 4, 2016 by vmaches (150 points)
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When I try to import MBOX files generated via Google Takeout, the emails don't appear, but I do see one email that's filled with letters/numbers/unreadable characters and dated January 1, 1960. Based on some text at the bottom of the email, ...

asked Oct 21, 2016 by vmaches (150 points)
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Hi - Importing a new collection, and I am repeatedly receiving a error message of "null message:null type: null." It seems to occur after ePADD has read the messages from the imported mbox(es) but before any further processing (indexing, ...

asked Jul 14, 2016 by laissezfarrell (470 points)
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Hi - I'm importing a new set of MBOXs for appraisal. I initially tried to load MBOXs located in three directories into ePADD and received a No JSON Returned error (sshot attached). I wondered if it had to do with the aggregate size of the ...

asked Jun 2, 2016 by laissezfarrell (470 points)
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This is an know issue and will be fixed in the up coming release.

asked May 19, 2016 by anonymous
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Hello, I'm trying to import a 7.5GB MBOX file that I exported from Thunderbird using ImportExport Tools. A smaller MBOX file (1.52 GB) imported great, but the larger one isn't working. ePADD recognizes the correct message amount, but, while ...

asked Mar 10, 2016 by Kevin
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Yesterday I successfully imported approximately 3000 mbox files into ePADD. This morning, I opened ePADD and the emails weren't there (it opened to the import screen). I tried importing them again but received an error message: "Sorry! ...

asked Mar 2, 2016 by Laura
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Hi Grainne, Thank for your question. I worked with the Royal Library of Copenhagen this summer and realized that they also had a need to get mbox file from ePADD appraisal module. We developed an experimental version for this purpose. We ...

asked Nov 19, 2015 by anonymous
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Thanks for your question. We recommend using third-party software such as Emailchemy or MailStore Home to convert PST files to MBOX to support ingest into ePADD. Please let us know if run into any issues or have any other questions. Josh ...

asked Oct 22, 2015 by anonymous
ePADD is a software package developed by Stanford University's Special Collections & University Archives that supports archival processes around the appraisal, ingest, processing, discovery, and delivery of email archives.
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