Public Folder Item Retention in Exchange 2010

Hello Folks,

Per the screenshots below, I have my organization public folder database limits set to 365 days and for a few public folders, I believe that I have overridden this option with the setting you see below on the individual public folder. Is my assumption correct that the setting shown below regarding age limits on the individual folder will apply?

Global Age Limit Setting:
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Individual Public Folder Age Limit Setting:
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JohnnyD74Asked:
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Arjun VyavahareTechnical ConsultantCommented:
DefaultPublicFolderAgeLimit is described as "A public folder is automatically deleted when this age limit is exceeded". This appears to be something different than "the age limit for public folder contents"
JohnnyD74Author Commented:
Hi There,

Thank you for your comment but I don't understand what you are getting at.
Mohammed KhawajaManager - Infrastructure:  Information TechnologyCommented:
What this setting is referring to is that content will be deleted once the retention period is exceeded (i.e. if you put the value at 365 days and added an item to the folder.  On day 366, that particular item will be deleted and it will not be placed in deleted items.  You would need to restore the Public Folder if you want that item restored).
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JohnnyD74Author Commented:
Thank you. Is there then any way I can exclude a single public folder from the "Age Limit" policy in the 1st screenshot?
Mohammed KhawajaManager - Infrastructure:  Information TechnologyCommented:
Yes, you can.  You set the default at the Public Folder Database settings but then you could override it for a particular folder as shown on the second picture.  You should be able to do this without a problem.

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JohnnyD74Author Commented:
Thank you!
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