Updating MAPI Files  (Missing Outlook DLLs)

To access the contents of PST files, offline Exchange database (EDB) files, or online production Exchange servers, DigiScope® requires native Microsoft Messaging Application Program Interface (MAPI) DLLs, as come with Microsoft Outlook.  The Missing Outlook DLLs page of the File Wizard or the stand-alone MAPI Updater dialog will help you locate and retrieve these DLLs from your environment.

 

The Missing Outlook DLLs Page

This page of the File Wizard will be displayed if:

NOTE: If desired Lucid8 Support can assist with obtaining the required files.

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The MAPI Updater Dialog

This can be manually invoked at any time to add MAPI support files to an installation of DigiScope.

To do so, click Tools > Update MAPI Files.

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To Update MAPI Files

Whether running the File Wizard or the MAPI Updater dialog, the steps to update the MAPI files are the same.

  1. (Optional) If you know you need a specific version of MAPI, you may select the corresponding version of Outlook from the Update MAPI Version drop-down control.  Otherwise, we recommend leaving this at the default, "Auto Detect from IP/Machine".

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    NOTE: If you select a specific MAPI version, the dialog will display a list of the files it expects to find and give feedback of whether each file has been successfully retrieved.

  2. Check the I give permission to... box.

  3. Enter the name or IP address of a machine that has a 32-bit version of Outlook installed.

  4. Click the Retrieve menu button and then select ...

  5. Once all files are reported as having been successfully retrieved, either...

  6. IMPORTANT: DigiScope will need to restart to load the new MAPI files.


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