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Retention labels & automatic deletion

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I was wondering how long it normally takes to remove content at the end of a retention period.

 

As a test I have some labels set up to retain content for 1 day and mark as record and automatically delete at the end of the period. As expected I cannot delete the content within day 1 but it has been 2 days now so the retention period is now over and the content is still there?

 

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Depends on the workload. For Exchange, it can take up to 7 days before the MFA processes the mailbox, thus up to a week. Teams in general don't support anything lower than 7 days just yet. SharePoint has also a 7 day cleanup period if I remember correctly. So maybe I should rephrase my initial statement to "7 days" :D