One of the newest ways for users to quickly archive data either from their mailbox or from legacy PST files is to use Virtual Vault. Users can drag and drop items right into a particular folder within Virtual Vault and soon afterwards the items will be archived. It's really that simple. There are some things though that are worthy of knowing about before users go ahead and do this sort of thing en-masse.
What do users do?
- Drag and drop from Outlook, or from a PST file. If taking from PST files it should be remembered that the items are removed from the PST file, unless the user does a 'copy' of the items (or even takes a copy of the PST file first)
Where does the data go?
- Adds to the MDC file. This means a few things. Firstly the MDC file will grow, sometimes considerably, depending on how much data is added before the next sychronisation happens.
What happens when they next synchronise?
- UploadItem.aspx per item. Each item...