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retention policies

Botched Microsoft Update to Teams Retention Causes Customer Heartburn

by Tony Redmond

No Data Compromised but Bad Day for Teams Retention Alarm bells went off on Thursday, October 29 when administrators in several tenants noticed that retention policies created to process Teams chat messages were apparently applied to Exchange mailboxes. Microsoft subsequently issued incident EX225368 “Admins may see Microsoft Teams retention policies unexpectedly update to Exchange Online… Read More

How Retention Impacts Office 365 Storage

with 3 Comments by Tony Redmond

Office 365 retention policies help organizations keep information for as long as needed. But retention consumes storage. This isn't a problem for Exchange Online, but it is for SharePoint Online, because files held in the Preservation Hold Library are charged against the tenant storage quota. This isn't a reason to not use retention policies, but you should be careful.

Proving that Teams Retention Policies Work

by Tony Redmond

You can create an Office 365 retention policy to process Teams channel conversations and personal chats, but how do you prove that the policy is working? As it turns out, the only way is by checking the mailboxes where Teams stores compliance items and the statistics generated by the Exchange Online Managed Folder Assistant.

Wrapping Up Ignite: More Office 365 Snippets

by Tony Redmond

Tony Redmond explores some things he found out or explored during the week, including a solid DLP roadmap for Office 365, how BMC Remedy creates incident tickets from DLP audit events, that Veeam now offers a backup for Exchange Online, how QUADROtech's ADAM plans to drag public folders into the 21st century, and more.

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