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Preventing Users from Deleting Data from OneDrive for Business

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Currently we are using Carbonite for our data backup solution and we are thinking of moving to Onedrive for Business. One key feature that we need is preventing a user from deleting data from his/her OneDrive. I failed to fine an option to do that. Is there any such option? Any kind of information/help would be highly appreciated. 

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best response confirmed by Juan Carlos González Martín (MVP)
Solution

OneDrive is considered *personal*, so you shouldn't really be imposing any restrictions, unless you have specific needs (i.e. legal requirements). For such, you can use the hold functionality, here's one semi-automated solution: https://support.office.com/en-gb/article/Use-a-script-to-add-users-to-a-hold-in-an-eDiscovery-case-i...

Totally agree here with Vasil's comment

Thanks Vasil for you feedback. Much appreciated.