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Need a script to DISABLE litigation hold that has been put on Exchange 2010 users

Posted on 2015-01-28
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We have thousands of users placed on litigation hold and I need a solution ASAP to remove them all from Litigation hold rather than go through 10,000 users one by one. A bonus to this would be the option to enable purge of those help items. I am currently using journaling with CommVault and have absorbed the old pst files into CommVault. Thanks!!!!
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If you need to remove litigation hold ASAP just run this command in the Exchange Management Shell:
Get-Mailbox -ResultSize Unlimited | Set-Mailbox -LitigationHoldEnabled $false

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Deleted items should get purged automatically once you've removed the Litigation Hold but let me get back to you on that.
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Thanks! Yeah that should work but I am not sure on the automatic purge. We may have a retention in place for 14 days....
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Yep seems they get purged by the mailbox assistant once you remove the Litigation Hold. See the last line in this article: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee861123(v=exchg.141).aspx
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Thanks!
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