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Target AudiencePurchase / Admin
CategoriesMS Office 365 / Azure
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Understand time including reading links10 mins
  Litigation Hold Retention Policy
Automatically  Applied to all users No, only manual application is allowed Yes, can be applied to all or individual user
Features Prevents a user from hard deleting emails and entire mailboxes Prevents hard deletion of emails and entire mailboxes
Office 365 License Exchange online plan 1 along with Exchange online Archiving (although it seems to work without EOA on Exchange online Plan 1). Exchange online plan 2 or higher Exchange online plan 1 along with Exchange online Archiving (although it seems to work without EOA on Exchange online Plan 1). Exchange online plan 2 or higher
Easy recovery of deleted data     Yes     Yes
Limitations A Limit cap of 1,000 mailboxes in one hold with a total limit of of 10,000 holds A Limit cap  of 10 companywide  policies and 1000 specific polices per tenant is allowed
Permissions level to carry out tasks E Discovery Manager role  is  required E Discovery Manager role  required
Advanced Search
Yes, Search for data from eDiscovery search or search mailbox command   (users think they can  delete  data but once under hold, data is recoverable and is not deleted)
Yes, search for data from eDiscovery search or search mailbox command  
How long it takes for changes to propagate Up to 60 minutes to get hold fully functional Up to 24 hours for a retention policy to start working