More on Exchange Retention and Archiving Policies/troubleshooting

As the Exchange Retention and Archiving Policies is a topic many people run from, I think it is always better to get more info on the topic for easier troubleshooting. For more information and description of the Retention Tags and Policies, please refer to TechNet “Understanding Retention Tags and Retention Policies” article. I will summarize…

How do Retention Policies work under specific scenarios?

Let’s take the following example: We have an Exchange 2010 User who is traveling a lot (Sales person for example). On his Mailbox we have a Retention Policy for 60 days on his Inbox and 2 years on his other Folders. User takes his Outlook offline (traveling). Some of his Emails expire tomorrow for example….