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Exchange 2007 retention by date/time (delete anything older than 2 years) RRS feed

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  • I have a mail archiver setup and running and now would like to set a retention policy in Exchange 2007 to reduce all mailboxes to messages 2 years old or less.   Is there a way to do this.   I only see a way to reduce by mailbox size in MB or GB.

    Monday, March 28, 2011 8:50 PM

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  • Hi Lolared,

    Please refer to below:
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb310756(EXCHG.80).aspx
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb123507(EXCHG.80).aspx

    Regards!
    Gavin
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    • Marked as answer by Alan.Gim Saturday, April 9, 2011 10:54 AM
    Friday, April 1, 2011 3:21 AM
  • I have no interest in setting up MRM.   We have an archiver appliance that keeps all emails - not just what the user thinks is important.

    I simply want to reduce the size of our live mailbox databases now that all emails are duplicated and are accessible from the archiver.

    I would like to simply set Exchange to delete all items older than 2 years in all mailboxes and keep it that way.   I haven't found a way to do it by date/time only by size.

    Monday, February 6, 2012 9:37 PM
  • I am wanting to achieve the same thing: did you ever work out an efficient way to achieve this?
    Wednesday, December 5, 2012 5:39 AM