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Update to Get-UserHoldPolicies

This certainly seems to be a day for updates! Based on some additional feedback from my peers, I’ve updated the Get-UserHoldPolicies script to exclude legacy Exchange MRM policies by default.  MRM policies, while they have RetentionPolicyTags, are technically either moving or deleting content, not preserving it.… [ Continue reading ]

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Update to Get-UserHoldPolicies — Now includes DelayHoldApplied

This is just a quick update–if you’ve been using my Get-UserHoldPolicies script to check out the holds applied to your mailboxes, I’ve updated it to include the DelayHoldApplied property.

A Delay Hold is applied whenever a hold is removed from a mailbox (as in, the mailbox is excluded from an inherited policy or manually removed from an explicitly included policy), and stays in effect for 30 days. … [ Continue reading ]

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Generate a list of mailboxes whose litigation hold duration is less than a week away

While many people use Office 365 retention policies as part of their data governance strategy, there are many customers who either do not enforce retention or do so only for items under some sort of litigation hold.

In the olden days, when storage was at a premium, it was much more common to handle things this way. … [ Continue reading ]