Tuesday, November 30, 2010

MS: Create a Managed Folder Mailbox Policy on Exchange 2007 or 2010

Create a Managed Folder Mailbox Policy on Exchange 2007 or 2010

Create a Managed Custom Folder

>> Open Exchange Management Console.
>> Expand the Organization Configuration node and then click Mailbox.
>> Click in Managed Custom Folder tab
>> Right-click and choose the New Managed Custom Folder
>> The New Managed Custom Folder wizard appears. Complete required information.

Also we can use the following example cmdlet:

New-ManagedFolder -Name '3 Months Retention' -FolderName '3 Months Retention' StorageQuota 'unlimited'

Create a Managed Folder Mailbox Policy

>> Open Exchange Management Console.
>> Expand the Organization Configuration node and then click Mailbox.
>> Click in Managed Folder Mailbox Policies tab
>> Right-click and choose the New Managed Folder Mailbox Policy
>> The New Managed Folder Mailbox Policy wizard appears. Complete required information.

Also we can use the following example cmdlet:

new-ManagedFolderMailboxPolicy -Name "RetentionPolicy" -ManagedFolderLinks "3 Months Retention"


Assign the policy to a mailbox

>> Open Exchange Management Console.
>> Expand Recipient Configuration.
>> Double click on the desired mailbox.
>> Click on Mailbox Settings tab.
>> Select Message Records Management.
>> Click on Properties button.
>> Select the Managed Folder Mailbox Policy and make sure that Managed folder mailbox policy checkbox is checked.

Also we can use the following example cmdlet to apply to policy to a single mailbox:

Set-Mailbox -Identity GMusumeci -ManagedFolderMailboxPolicy "RetentionPolicy"

The following example cmdlet apply to policy to multiple mailboxes:

Get-Mailbox -database "EXCHSRV01\Storage Group 1\Mailbox Database 1" Set-Mailbox -ManagedFolderMailboxPolicy "RetentionPolicy"

Force the updates

We can force at server level or user level, using following two cmdlets:

Start-ManagedFolderAssistant –Identity EXCHSRV01
Start-ManagedFolderAssistant –Mailbox GMusumeci


1 comment:

mahak said...

This post is very helpful in creating a managed folder mailbox policy on exhange 2007 or 2010. Steps given are very simple and east to perform.If you can not do it by one method other method is also available.So try it.thanks for the post.
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