Topic Last Modified: 2012-10-09

You use Archiving policies to control archiving of internal and external communications in your deployment for users who are homed on Lync Server 2013. Archiving policies include the global policy, and, optionally, one or more site and user policies:

Note:
If you use Exchange integration to store archiving data in Microsoft Exchange, then Exchange 2013 policies control archiving for users homed on Exchange 2013. To enable archiving for those users, the user’s mailbox must be placed on In-Place Hold.

To configure the settings for a new or existing Archiving policy, you specify the following options:

  • Name   Each Archiving policy requires a name. The name is determined by the type of policy that you are adding or editing:

    • Global policy   The default name is Global. You can change it to a more descriptive name. For example, Contoso North American Organization.

    • Site policy   The sites listed in this dialog box include all available sites in your deployment. Click a single site to select it. For example, Redmond Data Center.

    • User policy   Specify an appropriate name, such as the name of a specific user or the name of a user group or team in your organization. For example, Legal Department.

  • Description   This is optional. Use it to provide additional details, such as the scope or use of the policy. For example, Coordinate with Legal Departments of Other Sites.

  • Archive internal communications   Select this check box to enable archiving of communications on your internal network. By default, this is not enabled in any policy.

  • Archive external communications   Select this check box to enable archiving of communications that include external users, such as remote users, (including anonymous and PIC-setting users), and federated partners. By default, this is not enabled in any policy.

For details about the Archiving feature and capabilities, including Exchange integration, see How Archiving Works in the Planning documentation, Deployment documentation or Operations documentation. For details about working with Archiving polices, see Configuring and Assigning Archiving Policies in the Deployment documentation and Managing the Archiving of Internal and External Communications in the Operations documentation.