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I use Outlook and Lync 2013. I have msys bash installed, and I have a script that runs a while(1) loop that sends Growl notifications whenever an IM is sent (it reads the ugly Lync log files).

I'd like to include the message itself. These aren't stored in the log file, nor is it possible to do network adapter sniffing (since it's encrypted on the wire itself).

Outlook stores IM conversations in the most horrendous fashion possible, and doesn't seem to consistently save them (stored conversations seemed to only be saved a few times a day or not even that often, with each having overlapping pieces).

Is there any facility or method to retrieve these?

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