Find (Advanced Search)

Use this tab to specify advanced search criteria for the find operation. Note that all the options described in this help may not be available and only the options displayed in the dialog box are relevant to the operation that is being performed.


Lists the field that you want to search. To change the field, select one from the list.


Lists the search conditions. To change the condition, select one from the list.


Use this space to enter the string you want to search.

Add to list

Click to add the entry to the list.


Click to remove the entry from the list.

Toggle Any of/All of

Click to expand or narrow the scope of the Find operation.

Clear List

Click to remove all of the values entered for keyword, exact phrases and exclusions.

Find Now

Starts the find operation.


Stops the find operation.

View Selections

Click to display all selected items from the search results.

Save To File

Click to save the search results to a file on the client computer.

Display Pane

Displays the results of the search. You can use this pane to recover or retrieve an object or range of objects by right-clicking the objects and then selecting the appropriate recover option. The information displayed for each object returned from the search varies by agent, as follows:

  • Exchange based agents:

    Mailbox, Folder, To, From, Subject, Received Time, Size, and (where applicable) Matched String.

  • Windows File System iDataAgents, and File Archiver for Windows Agents:

    Name, Path, Size, Type, Modified, and (where applicable) Matched String.