office 365 organisation server hard delete or modify message

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Hello everybody


I need the help of an expert of office 365.


Can somebody confirm me that :


- An IT admin in a company using office 365 as a server for email can easily hard delete messages from anyone in the company? As well, can you confirm me that hard deleted message CANT be seen anymore on this server ( deleted "forever"?)


- An IT admin can modify content of any email from an other person from the same company?


Thanks for your help,



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IT admins can do anything, given enough permissions. As simple as that. If you want to prevent this, there are features such as holds/retention policies ( or PAM: