This quick tutorial guides on how how to create an Outlook PST file in Java. It addresses all the necessary steps required to create a PST file in Java like the configuration details, steps to perform, and a runnable sample code. You can add custom folders, predefined folders, and perform many advanced operations before saving the output PST file.
Steps to Create an Outlook PST File in Java
- Configure the project to use Aspose.Email for Java from the Maven repository to create a PST file
- Instantiate a PersonalStorage class object that creates a PST file
- Add a custom sub-folder in the root folder
- Add a predefined folder in the newly created PST file using the StandardIpmFolder enumerator
These steps describe how to create an Outlook data file in Java in a simple manner where first environment is configured and then a PST file is created by simply using the PersonalStorage class. Once the PST is created you can add your contents to it like creating custom and predefined folders, adding existing messages from files, adding messages from another PST, or backup OST files with the support of adding bulk message to improve the performance.
Code to Create a New PST File in Java
This code demonstrates the process to create a new PST in Java. You can create predefined folders like tasks, sent items, outbox, junk mails, inbox, drafts, and contacts to name a few. There is also an option available to work with the password-protected PST files.
This article has taught us to create a new PST file in Java. If you want to learn the process to convert Outlook email to PDF refer to the article on how to convert Outlook email to PDF using Java.