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  • Hi

    we  have exchange 2010 we need to prevent users from delete emails from our exchange servers .

    any deleted mail should be stay in exchange till mail admin can audit .

    how we can do that .


    MCP MCSA MCSE MCT MCTS CCNA

    Sunday, October 12, 2014 9:01 AM

Answers

  • Hi Yasser,

    If you use Exchange 2010 SP1 or later version, you can turn on litigation on users' mailboxes which will retain their messages for e-Discovery searches even though they are deleted by users. In this way, users can delete messages so they can't be showed in Outlook, but these messages will be retained on the Exchange server.

    For more information, here is an article for your reference.

    Understanding Litigation Hold

    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee861123(v=exchg.141).aspx

    Hope this can be helpful to you.

    Best regards,

    If you have feedback for TechNet Subscriber Support, contact tnmff@microsoft.com


    Amy Wang
    TechNet Community Support

    • Proposed as answer by Edward van BiljonMVP Tuesday, October 14, 2014 9:58 AM
    • Marked as answer by MR_XX0 Tuesday, October 14, 2014 10:08 AM
    Monday, October 13, 2014 9:16 AM
  • Hi,

    As per the information and details provided by you, I think this information will be helpful for you.

    Exchange server 2010 has a capability to ensure that deleted items are retained within the Dumpster till the deleted items retention period. This prevents the deleted items from being deleted permanently, and allow an administrator to recover such items.

    Exchange Server 2010 includes the ability to ensure that data within the mailbox is preserved for a period of time. This feature can be enabled on a per mailbox basis by running the cmdlet command: -

    • Set-Mailbox -SingleItemRecoveryEnabled $true

    The default time period for deleted data is 14 days in exchange 2010 and it can be changed by using this command: -

    • For the mailbox database: Set-MailboxDatabase -DeletedItemRetention
    • For the mailbox: Set-Mailbox -RetainDeletedItemsFor

    Thanks and regards

    Ashish@S 



    Ashish@V

    • Marked as answer by MR_XX0 Tuesday, October 14, 2014 10:09 AM
    Monday, October 13, 2014 10:19 AM

All replies

  • Hi Yasser,
    If you are looking for some recovery of emails from an accident deletion you could try to increase delete retention period or try Litigation Hold feature in Exchange2010.

    1.http://www.learnmsexchange.com/exchang/exchange-server-2010/configuration-a-administration/523-what-is-litigation-hold-feature-in-exchange-server-2010
    2.http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee364752(v=exchg.150).aspx

    Please let me know if you are looking for some other solution.


    Thanks, MAS
    Please mark as helpful if you find my comment helpful or as an answer if it does answer your question. That will encourage me - and others - to take time out to help you.

    Sunday, October 12, 2014 12:14 PM
  • Hi Yasser,

    If you use Exchange 2010 SP1 or later version, you can turn on litigation on users' mailboxes which will retain their messages for e-Discovery searches even though they are deleted by users. In this way, users can delete messages so they can't be showed in Outlook, but these messages will be retained on the Exchange server.

    For more information, here is an article for your reference.

    Understanding Litigation Hold

    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee861123(v=exchg.141).aspx

    Hope this can be helpful to you.

    Best regards,

    If you have feedback for TechNet Subscriber Support, contact tnmff@microsoft.com


    Amy Wang
    TechNet Community Support

    • Proposed as answer by Edward van BiljonMVP Tuesday, October 14, 2014 9:58 AM
    • Marked as answer by MR_XX0 Tuesday, October 14, 2014 10:08 AM
    Monday, October 13, 2014 9:16 AM
  • Hi,

    As per the information and details provided by you, I think this information will be helpful for you.

    Exchange server 2010 has a capability to ensure that deleted items are retained within the Dumpster till the deleted items retention period. This prevents the deleted items from being deleted permanently, and allow an administrator to recover such items.

    Exchange Server 2010 includes the ability to ensure that data within the mailbox is preserved for a period of time. This feature can be enabled on a per mailbox basis by running the cmdlet command: -

    • Set-Mailbox -SingleItemRecoveryEnabled $true

    The default time period for deleted data is 14 days in exchange 2010 and it can be changed by using this command: -

    • For the mailbox database: Set-MailboxDatabase -DeletedItemRetention
    • For the mailbox: Set-Mailbox -RetainDeletedItemsFor

    Thanks and regards

    Ashish@S 



    Ashish@V

    • Marked as answer by MR_XX0 Tuesday, October 14, 2014 10:09 AM
    Monday, October 13, 2014 10:19 AM