Need to modify retention policy

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Need to modify retention policy

Veeam Logoby Oldham1976 » Tue Feb 28, 2017 10:06 pm

Product Team. Please see email from Andrew below. He downloaded a trial of Office 365 is evaluating the product. This is his feedback.


Thank you Steve. Though the product is great as a whole but still retention policies for Mailbox Items is a big area to consider for many enterprises. I hope the application could be modified to include months as well.

Is there any way we can configure the retention policy to weeks? I can only see years on the drop down?


Thanks again,

Fairfax Financial
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Re: Need to modify retention policy

Veeam Logoby Mike Resseler » Wed Mar 01, 2017 11:48 am

Steve,

For now it is years only. We are indeed considering to make this a bit more granular but probably weeks won't be that easy to do. (The information is in a database so it is not that easy to simply delete like you would be able to do with a incremental backup file such as VBR)

But we are aware of the request and are thinking about possibilities.

Would months already be enough for your customer?

Thanks
Mike
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Re: Need to modify retention policy

Veeam Logoby Oldham1976 » Wed Mar 01, 2017 6:32 pm

Mike, Please see email from Andrew from Fairfax Financial. He is currently running a trial of Office 365. Thank You

Hi Steve,

We definitely need the months or days. Days would probably be easier to configure. Can you check?

Thanks,
Andrew

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Andrew,

Please see response from Mike below. He is asking would months suffice? Please advise and I will reply to Mike. Thank You
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Re: Need to modify retention policy

Veeam Logoby Mike Resseler » Wed Mar 01, 2017 8:13 pm

Thanks Steve,

As I said, I can't promise anything since the logic is a bit more difficult then with our other solutions, but I will talk to the DEV's and see if we (read the DEVs :-)) can come up with something

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Re: Need to modify retention policy

Veeam Logoby Kostya » Thu Mar 02, 2017 8:04 pm

Steve, could you please provide more details on how the customer is going to use months/days retention to ensure we are on the same page?
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