I hope this never happens to you, but if you ever receive a legal discovery request, you may find this post useful. One of my IT friends shared this story of when he had to do an exchange discovery for a set of keyword combinations on historical email communications that he thought might have happened 2 years ago. This kind of discovery would be a real challenge for a lot of IT organizations.
Houston, we have a problem!
Since the company was using Exchange 2010, my IT pal googled for some advice and found an article on TechEd. The article advised him to use a Multi-Mailbox Search: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd335072(v=exchg.141).aspx
However, you usually don’t have an Exchange server with a ...