What are Retention Policies and Tags in Exchange Server

In this article, we are going to see the features of retention policies and its tag to manage our Exchange environment in a better way. Introduction: Retention policies are used to determine the life cycle of emails in the Exchange environment. Retention and Archiving are two different features, however they work hand-in-hand. Retention policy is also called as Message Records Management (MRM). Retention:  As the word denotes, it is used to retain emails based on the time frame. Retention...

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How to Archive Emails in Your Exchange Server

In this article, we are going to see what archive solution is available in Exchange 2010 and 2013 server in detail and how we can create it to meet our requirement. Introduction: Archiving is the concept of moving older or unwanted emails to a secondary mailbox that is added to the user’s mailbox. This is a twin state where both the mailboxes are always stay connected. Prior to 2010 server, only option to archive the emails in PST format. Advantages of Archiving: Archiving less...

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In-Depth Understanding of System Mailboxes in Exchange Server

In this article, we are going to see an in-depth concept of System mailboxes and its functionalities in Exchange server. Introduction: Apart from the generic Exchange objects such as user mailbox, shared mailbox, there are other objects that are less known, yet plays a vital role in Exchange Architecture. Let’s discuss about those objects. Moderation: Arbitration Mailboxes was born in Exchange 2010 and later enhanced in Exchange 2013. The primary goal of these mailboxes is to moderate the...

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