Displaying Email Headers


Email headers contain information which is used to track an individual email, detailing the path a message takes as it crosses mail servers. This is especially helpful when investigating SPAM, spoofing, and phishing emails. Cornell's IT Security Office has a page on how to analyze email headers.  But, in order to analyze the email headers, first, you have to know where they are. 


Use the instructions linked below to display an email message's headers within common email clients.

Microsoft Outlook
Apple Mail
Cmail (Cornell Gmail)


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