ReadPST

Description

readpst is a program that can read an Outlook PST (Personal Folders) file and convert it into an mbox file, a format suitable for KMail, a recursive mbox structure, or separate emails.

Usage

Syntax

readpst [OPTIONS] {PST FILENAME}

Options

        -V	- Version. Display program version
	-C charset	- character set for items with an unspecified character set
	-D	- Include deleted items in output
	-M	- Write emails in the MH (rfc822) format
	-S	- Separate. Write emails in the separate format
	-b	- Don't save RTF-Body attachments
	-c[v|l]	- Set the Contact output mode. -cv = VCard, -cl = EMail list
	-d <filename> 	- Debug to file.
	-e	- As with -M, but include extensions on output files
	-h	- Help. This screen
	-j <integer>	- Number of parallel jobs to run
	-k	- KMail. Output in kmail format
	-m	- As with -e, but write .msg files also
	-o <dirname>	- Output directory to write files to. CWD is changed *after* opening pst file
	-q	- Quiet. Only print error messages
	-r	- Recursive. Output in a recursive format
	-t[eajc]	- Set the output type list. e = email, a = attachment, j = journal, c = contact
	-u	- Thunderbird mode. Write two extra .size and .type files
	-w	- Overwrite any output mbox files

Only one of -M -S -e -k -m -r should be specified

Example

cyborg@cyborg:~$ readpst -rS archive.pst
Opening PST file and indexes...
Processing Folder "Deleted Items"
Processing Folder "Inbox"
"Archives" - 2 items done, 0 items skipped.
Processing Folder "folder1"
Processing Folder "folder2"
Processing Folder "folder3"
Processing Folder "folder4"
Processing Folder "folder5"
"folder1" - 3 items done, 1 items skipped.
"folder2" - 51 items done, 1 items skipped.
"folder3" - 43 items done, 1 items skipped.
Processing Folder "folder6"
Processing Folder "folder7"
"folder4" - 37 items done, 1 items skipped.
Processing Folder "folder8"
"folder5" - 10 items done, 1 items skipped.
"folder6" - 3 items done, 1 items skipped.
"folder7" - 7 items done, 1 items skipped.
"folder8" - 14 items done, 1 items skipped.
Processing Folder "folder9"
"folder9" - 10 items done, 1 items skipped.
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