Outlook/Exchange permissions to prevent user from deleting messages

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Hi,

I would like to know if it is possible to change something in the

mailbox permissions to prevent a user from deleting messages from his

mailbox.

I tried to change permissions in outlook but it didn't work. I guess

that permissions on AD will override permissions given in outlook!

Any help would be very much appreciated!

Thanks in advance,

Miguel
 
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Outlook 2016 32 bit
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#2
No, but you can enable deleted items recovery.

What is the purpose? Is the employee accidently deleting messages you need

to recover or intentionally deleting stuff he's not supposed to delete?

Deleted items recovery will address the first problem. If the second is an

issue, you should be using an archive solution outside of the mailbox.

"mph1973" <miguel.henriques@gmail.com> wrote in message

news:caf0294d-ba6b-4f65-a158-873d46e7e958@o36g2000yqh.googlegroups.com...
> Hi,

> I would like to know if it is possible to change something in the
> mailbox permissions to prevent a user from deleting messages from his
> mailbox.
> I tried to change permissions in outlook but it didn't work. I guess
> that permissions on AD will override permissions given in outlook!

> Any help would be very much appreciated!

> Thanks in advance,
> Miguel
>
 
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mph1973

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Re: Outlook/Exchange permissions to prevent user from deletingmessages

Hi!

The main goal is to prevent the user from accidently deleting

messages, because this is not his personal mailbox but some kind of

"special" mailbox where we should keep everything there. We have

backups but we would like to rely on that. In 2 or 3 years, we might

need to go back to the past and check the inbox, and restore is not

the best solution.

I my post I wrote that this is his mailbox but it's not 100% right.

What I want to say is that he user has access to the mailbox like if

it was own (because of 3rd party software).

If it is not possible to prevent the user from deleting messages, I

might forward messages to a "hidden" mailbox where no one goes!

thanks anyway!

Miguel

On 24 Mar, 13:39, "Diane Poremsky [MVP]" <outlook...@msn.com> wrote:
> No, but you can enable deleted items recovery.

> What is the purpose? Is the employee accidently deleting messages you need
> to recover or intentionally deleting stuff he's not supposed to delete?
> Deleted items recovery will address the first problem. If the second is an
> issue, you should be using an archive solution outside of the mailbox.

> >

> Outlook Tips:http://www.outlook-tips.net/
> http://www.slipstick.com

>

> mailto:dailytips-subscribe-requ...@lists.outlooktips.net

>

> mailto:EMO-NEWSLETTER-SUBSCRIBE-REQU...@PEACH.EASE.LSOFT.COM

> or point your

> "mph1973" <miguel.henriq...@gmail.com> wrote in message

> news:caf0294d-ba6b-4f65-a158-873d46e7e958@o36g2000yqh.googlegroups.com...
>
> > Hi,

>
> > I would like to know if it is possible to change something in the
> > mailbox permissions to prevent a user from deleting messages from his
> > mailbox.
> > I tried to change permissions in outlook but it didn't work. I guess
> > that permissions on AD will override permissions given in outlook!

>
> > Any help would be very much appreciated!

>
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Miguel
 
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