The Archive Agent performs the following activities:
Grants authorized users access to the Messenger archive
Receives completed conversations from the Messaging Agent and stores them in the Messenger archive
Indexes the archived conversations so that they can be searched by authorized Messenger users
Performs searches in the Messenger archive for authorized Messenger users
Manages expiration of old conversations
Repairs the Messenger archive in case of damage to its database
For more information on the Archive Agent, see Enabling and Managing Archiving.