Solved

Retention Policies Exchange 2010 sp1

Posted on 2011-02-17
5
1,117 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
EX2010 sp1
I have setup a test very simple test retention tag and policy (using the EMC):

Tag (called 'Deleted Items  - 7 Days'):
Deleted Items - 7 days - delete and allow recovery
Policy (called 'staff'): Contains the 'Deleted Items  - 7 Days' tag

I have added one mailbox (testuser)  to use that staff policy

The user has lots of messages dated May 2010 in his deleted items and they are still there despite running:
start-managedfolderassistant testuser

I have deleted log files in:
c$\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V14\Logging\Managed Folder Assistant

and a new log file does not get created running:
start-managedfolderassistant testuser

what's going on? where's the logging? why are the deleted items still there?
0
Comment
Question by:Pete
  • 4
5 Comments
 
LVL 43

Expert Comment

by:Amit
ID: 34915846
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:Pete
ID: 34915986
Thanks but that first link seems to be exactly what I have done:

set a default policy on deleted tems to delete and allow recovery.

where is the loggin for this so I can see what is going on?
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:Pete
ID: 34916365
Also where can retention policies being applied to messages be viewed in OWA2010, I can see them in the full version of Outlook 2010 (there is a new 'Policy' tab)  but not OWA?
0
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
Pete earned 0 total points
ID: 34949548
In OWA need to go into options.
The retention polices work, message is stamped by the MRM and then delted x days (set in poilicy tag) after that stamp.
The only supported actions are ‘delete permanently’, ‘delete and allow recovery’ and ‘move to archive’ , others are for backwards compatibility with Ex2007.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Closing Comment

by:Pete
ID: 34986635
answered from testing etc
0

Featured Post

Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Learn to move / copy / export exchange contacts to iPhone without using any software. Also see the issues in configuration of exchange with iPhone to migrate contacts.
This article lists the top 5 free OST to PST Converter Tools. These tools save a lot of time for users when they want to convert OST to PST after their exchange server is no longer available or some other critical issue with exchange server or impor…
In this video we show how to create a mailbox database in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center. Log into Exchange Admin Center.: First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center. Navigate to the Servers >> Data…
Exchange organizations may use the Journaling Agent of the Transport Service to archive messages going through Exchange. However, if the Transport Service is integrated with some email content management application (such as an antispam), the admini…

679 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question