Exchange 2010 sp1 retention policy question

Having issues getting proper retention policy setup.  Scenario:

I want to "archive" all mail in the Inbox older than 14 days.
Then I want to "permanently delete" all of the inbox email that is older than 45 days that is in the "ARCHIVE" mailbox.
mbigognoAsked:
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Rodney BarnhardtServer AdministratorCommented:
When  you say you want to "archive" do you meant to a folder in the users inbox or a separate mailbox? The second part of your question mentions the "archive mailbox".
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mbigognoAuthor Commented:
Archive to the built in Exchange 2010 archive.  (archive is enabled for that user's mailbox).   I want the user's inbox to "archive" after 14 days.  That mail gets moved to the built in Exchange assigned archive mailbox.  So the archive mailbox doesn't expand endlessly, I want to then assign a policy to the "archive" that will then permanently delete the mail after 45 days.
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Rodney BarnhardtServer AdministratorCommented:
To be able to archive, you have to have specific versions of Outlook. There are some caveats with various versions of Outlook.
 
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook-help/license-requirements-for-personal-archive-and-retention-policies-HA102576659.aspx 

Is any part working? As far as the archive mailbox goes, when you create the mailbox, there is an age limit you can set. If you just implemented, it will take some time before you see any results in the archive. The reason for this is that, if I remember correctly, the tags take affect the day you implement the policy. Therefore, you have to wait x number of days for the items to be deleted.
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mbigognoAuthor Commented:
Yes, the user's inbox retention policy is working (14 days - archive).  It is the archive folder (inbox) that is not implementing the "45 days - delete" policy.  And this has been in place for weeks.  I do know that it only runs once daily, but have used the command line to run it manually.  (Start-ManagedFolderAssistant -Identity joeblow@contoso.com)
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Rodney BarnhardtServer AdministratorCommented:
Do the items in the archive show a retention date?
Email Retention Tags
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mbigognoAuthor Commented:
No, they do not.
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Rodney BarnhardtServer AdministratorCommented:
Have you checked the event viewer for errors. Here is a list of common event viewer errors with records management.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb310783.aspx

If you do, it may help narrow down the problem.
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mbigognoAuthor Commented:
Did I say I was a rookie at retention policies?  I realized now that if I go to the properties on the Inbox (in the archive - aka personal folder), and manually change the policy, I can see my personal tag is there as a choice.  I've selected that, and I'm sure that should do it.  I was assuming that it would be automatically applied.  You know what happens when you assume?  I will give you the points for your efforts.  Thank you.
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mbigognoAuthor Commented:
I've requested that this question be closed as follows:

Accepted answer: 0 points for mbigogno's comment #a39521472

for the following reason:

B for effort.  Wasn't exactly the right answer, but he got me to find it on my own.
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mbigognoAuthor Commented:
I wanted to give him the points for his effort.  He got me going in the right direction.
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mbigognoAuthor Commented:
Great effort.
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