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Retention Policy and Contacts, Calendars, Tasks, etc.

Post by sossninja » Feb 23, 2017 8:28 pm

I have a question regarding the retention policy for O365 Veeam backups: If the retention policy is set to 3 years, does that mean contacts, calendar, and task list items created or modified 4 years ago will NOT be backed up? OR does this only apply to mail messages and all of a users mailbox contacts, calendars, and task list items be backed up no matter the date?

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Re: Retention Policy and Contacts, Calendars, Tasks, etc.

Post by Mike Resseler » Feb 24, 2017 9:42 am

I believe this is correct, the retention policy applies to all objects. To be sure I will verify this with our development departments. I will update this thread when I know more

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Post by Mike Resseler » Feb 24, 2017 10:50 am

Confirmed. The retention is for all objects

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Re: Retention Policy and Contacts, Calendars, Tasks, etc.

Post by mrmccoy007 » Oct 17, 2018 1:30 pm

This seems problematic. If I have a contact that I added in O365 many years ago and did not update. If I set a retention policy that does not capture that contact, I will loose that contact information. Are there any thoughts or recommendations to protecting items that do not get modified but that I do not want to loose without setting up multiple jobs? If not, can I have submit a feature request for custom retention for EDB items?

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Re: Retention Policy and Contacts, Calendars, Tasks, etc.

Post by Mike Resseler » Oct 18, 2018 8:34 am

There are two thoughts we are working / thinking at at this moment.

1: Giving a different retention possibility
2: Allowing certain "folders" (such as contacts) to have a different retention

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