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Exchange 2010 Personal Archive Mail Items Only

Posted on 2014-03-03
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I have setup a 30 day day retention policy to Delete Inbox and All Other folders (which I want all user created Subfolders of the Inbox, Sent Items, Deleted Items, Drafts, Junk E-mail) to be a part of this policy.

I do NOT want to delete any contacts, notes, tasks, or calendar entries.

How can I achieve this?
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Change the retention policy to only include email.

Get-RetentionPolicy -Identity "Policyname" | fl RetentionPolicyTagLinks

Look at what is listed for the PolicyTagLinks from there you can add and remove.

Understanding Retention Tags and Retention Policies
(Here is a great guide from Tech-Net)

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd297955(v=exchg.141).aspx

Other helpful links.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff625224(v=exchg.141).aspx 
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee364752(v=exchg.150).aspx
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I did that but now it's deleting the mail items in the archive mailbox older than 30 days. I don't want any deletion to be done in the archive mailbox
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The retention being applied to the Archive mailbox is by design unfortunately, and there is no way around it.
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