How to configure outlook 2007 to empty deleted items folder every hour

Posted on 2009-02-24
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
I need to configure outlook 2007, in an exchange environment, to automatically empty items in the deleted items folder.
Question by:Oddball_One
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    Expert Comment

    Tools>options>other tab then look at the top, & choose Empty on delete
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    by:Rodney Barnhardt
    If you are wanting to do it for everyone, a similar question was asked on here before:

    Author Comment

    Wantabe that solution only works on when a user closes outlook... Thanks though.

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    rbarnhardt: that solution works with exch2k7 not 2k3 which I run...
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    Accepted Solution

    Go Thru Users and computers, under Users, Select the user (you have to do them one at a time), right click go to properties, Go to the "Exchange General tab," Then click storage limits, under deleted folders section, uncheck "Use Mailbox defaults" and set the retention limit to "1 day"

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