SLIM Companion Explorer offers the following functionalities to manage emails in SharePoint / OneDrive for Business:
- extract email metadata from msg and eml files during uploading
- capture email metadata in SharePoint / OneDrive for Business columns
- preview msg and eml files in the browser (without opening Outlook or another email client)
- open attachments in the previewed emails
- mail links
- email documents (and folders) stored in SharePoint / OneDrive for Business as attachments
Additional benefits are:
- fast (by using parallel processes and caching techniques)
- easy to deploy (no software installs)
- suitable for use in an environment where users need to access dozens of site collections or subsites
- support for custom metadata (and Content Types)
Explorer enables organisations to use SharePoint / OneDrive for Business as an email archiving solution by extracting email metadata and supporting custom metadata.
Note: the current version of the tool supports msg and eml files. Support for other email formats will be included in a future release.