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Enterprise Vault Archiving Possibilities

Created: 14 May 2013 • Updated: 21 May 2013 | 7 comments
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Hi everyone,

I have a technical question and would like to hear a feedback from Symantec to make sure.

Is it possible to apply different mailbox policies to the same mailbox, but different folders?

e.g: John's mailbox has 2 folders under the Inbox: Personal and Work.

Personal must archive emails based on size, over than 5 mb.

Work must archive emails based on age, after 1 month.

Is this possible?


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JesusWept3's picture

Yeah, look at EVPM in the Utilities guide

Rob.Wilcox's picture

As JW3 says, EVPM is thw way to do this, and it's documented in the Utilities Guide.

If you need further assistance with specifics.. then shout.

Suporte GP's picture

I'm seeing the documentation and trying to work on this. Do you guys have a template script to archive a specific folder with a different policy under the Mailbox?



TonySterling's picture

This should point you along:

Creating Retention Folders in Outlook using Enterprise Vault Policy Manager (EVPM)

Article:TECH74355  |  Created: 2009-01-10  |  Updated: 2012-09-24  |  Article URL


Suporte GP's picture

Hi Tony,

Thanks. That is exactly what I need.

One last question before closing this thread. If I apply this script for an existing mailbox with an existing archive vault and a default mailbox policy, this default policy will remain active, right? Will it only apply to the folders select on [Folder]?

TonySterling's picture

that is correct, only the specified folder will be affected.