Maximum allowed O365 custom archiving policy

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Hi.

 

I would like to know if is there  a maximum number of days/years allowed to set in a custom retention policiy in MRM ?

 

I have heard that the maximum the retention policy allowed for personal managed archives is 10 years, is that true? is there a restriction in place?

 

Thanks

Edgar

 

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My recollection is that the limit is somewhere around 76 years. Here's an example of a personal retention tag to mark items to be kept for 50 years... I don't think any of us will be worried when this retention period expires. 50YearKeep.jpg

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68 Years (24855 Days)

 

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Best, Chris

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 https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/exchange/recipients/user-mailboxes/deleted-item-retention-and-recov... says 24,855 days. I also have this documented in Chapter 19 of the Office 365 for IT Pros book, so I should have remembered it. In any case, it's long enough for everyone to forget.