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Should I keep my ex-employer's data?

Following my brief reign as System Monkey, I am now faced with a dilemma: I did successfully create a backup and a test VM, both on my laptop, as no computer at work had enough free disk space. I ...
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What is your email retention policy?

Drafting up an email retention policy for our MS Exchange 2003 system. Curious as to what other people have as a policy -- how many days to keep online, delete, etc. Thanks!
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System State Backup Retention Policies

I was wondering if there was a general consensus on how long to keep system state backups. I am trying to reevaluate our current backup process, and trying to get a good handle on our current storage ...
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Email Retention Policy for terminated employees

We are going through a situation where we have a former employee who will continue to do contract work for us. The boss thinks it is normal to IMMEDIATELY suspend their accounts and delete their ...
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Can Exchange 2010 retention policy be used to nullify AutoArchive?

This is my first foray into E2010 retention policies and I am unsure I understand it all completely. What I am hoping to do is turn off AutoArchive for users within my organization. I suppose many of ...
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Exchange 2010: retention of deleted mail for forensics and such

Our organization has a single exchange 2010 server for our ~100 users. I was recently asked to go and do a search for all mail related to some specific key words, and I sorted out how to use ...
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Email Archive Solution

I need recommendation for Email archive solution. We have setup hosting and email server on one of government enterprise where they need to store all incoming/outgoing emails for compliance and ...
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How to allow user to apply Retention Policy Personal Tag to Inbox folder

I'm beginning to understand the Exchange 2010 Retention Policies, and have assigned the 'Default Archive and Retention Policy' to all mailboxes. The users are quite capable of managing their own ...
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Apply email retention policy to Inbox but not subfolders?

Our official email policy states that email older than 90 days in the Inbox is moved to Deleted Items, not including subfolders of the Inbox. This wasn't a problem to implement in Exchange 2003. In ...
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Exchange retention work cycle properties

I've setup retention tags and policies in Exchange, but only run when I execute start-managedfolderassistant Upon running the command get-mailboxserver | fl name,*workcycle*, ...
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Exchange - setting folder policy with powershell

In Exchange Server 2010, there are known limitations for applying default retention policies to the Notes folder. The work-arounds I found indicate that users should manually set the retention policy ...
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Complex retention policy

I have daily database backups scp'd to a directory on a local linux machine for multiple databases. The naming format is [dbname].backup; there is no timestamp and currently the latest backup ...