Perhaps the answer may be more on the lines of diabling the recover deleted
items feature on Outlook if this is possible. Or even go as far as setting
up a public folder or second mailbox as an alternate recipient.
> Will -
> Thanks for the info. Exchange 5.5 also has an option to specify that
> messages will not be deleted until a backup is made, however according to
> tech support - they mean the transaction log of the deletion. When a user
> purges messages - they are gone. They also suggested that I use
> I don't know what to think about this. On the one hand, a user can get
> of something. On the other hand, mgmt might want to be able to recreate
> email. I lean towards the mgmt side of things. I wish MS would dissalow
> purge from deleted items as an option!
> > What version of Exchange?
> > You could either deploy message journaling to ensure messages are
> > or, if you are on Exchange2000, you can set the server to not purge
> > items until they make it to a backup archive set.
> > William Lefkovics, MCSE, A+
> > > Hello -
> > > Thanks in advance. If possible, please send a CC to my email address
> > > I have noticed that when a user is savy enough, they can go into
> > > Deleted Items and select the big red X to delete items from the list.
> > > that point, mgmt can not get in to recover the deleted items if a user
> > > trying to hide abuse of the system.
> > > Is there any way to turn off this feature or to recover the email?
> > > Chris