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How to set up document retention via retention labels in SharePoint and OneDrive

I recently blogged on how to set up retention policies on a SharePoint site. However, that process assumed you have the same retention requirements for all the content on the site. Too often, this is not the case. You might have some documents that need to be retained forever, while some that need to be retained just for a few years. In… keep reading >

How to set a Retention Policy on a SharePoint site

Some time ago, I published an overview of the modern Compliance features available in SharePoint Online and Office 365. With this post, I would like to dig deeper and explain to you, my loyal blog followers, on how to set a simple retention policy on a SharePoint site. Real-life Retention Policy Example Due to industry regulations, we need to retain documents for… keep reading >

An overview of compliance features in SharePoint and Office 365

As you migrate your content and intellectual property to OneDrive and SharePoint, it is only natural that, at some point, you might want to take tighter control of your data (documents in this context). For example, you might want to designate certain content to be confidential and have it accessed by only certain employees. Or, you might want to prevent external sharing… keep reading >

How to set up retention and deletion policies for files and folders in SharePoint

Some time ago I published a post around retention and deletion of sites in the SharePoint environment. Today, I want to explain how to set up retention and deletion policies for the actual content (files and folders). Setting up such policies will allow you to adhere to certain regulations within your industry. For example, if you are an accounting firm, you might… keep reading >

How to set site closure and deletion policies in SharePoint Online

We have all been there – you go and do an inventory of your SharePoint environment, and you make it to the subsites that have last been touched by the humans five years ago. Moreover, the site owner has left the company, and no one knows what the site is for and what kind of content is there. To avoid such trivial situations,… keep reading >

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