Supporting Messaging Clients

Modify Newsgroup Expiration Policies

You can modify an existing expiration policy, which includes changing the newsgroups to which the policy applies.

To modify an expiration policy:

  1. Start System Manager
    On the Start menu, point to Programs, point to Microsoft Exchange, and then click System Manager.
  2. Navigate to Expiration Policies.


    1. Server
    2. Protocols
    3. NNTP
    4. NNTP virtual server
    5. Expiration Policies
  3. In the details pane, right-click an expiration policy, and then click Properties.
  4. To limit the number of hours articles are stored on the newsgroup's virtual server, in Remove articles older than (Hours), type a number from 1 to 9999.
  5. To apply the policy to a new newsgroup, click Add.
  6. Type the name of a newsgroup.