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Thursday, December 18, 2008

Class Question: What does Auto Archive move?

AutoArchieve will move objects in exchange to the users Archieve.pst file at certain intervals, after the objects have reached a certain age. By default, AutoArchieve runs every 14 days. You can change this behavior be clicking on the Tools menu and then clicking the Options tab and the AutoArchive button.

When AutoArchive runs, it will move objects from your exchange folder to the archieve.pst file if they exceed the age listedbelow.


Inbox and Drafts : 6 months
Sent Items and Deleted Items : 2 months
Outbox : 3 months
Calendar : 6 months
Tasks : 6 months
Notes : 6 months
Journal : 6 months
Contacts : Do not expire

The Archive.pst file is stored in the users profile at
(WindowsXP) - C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Appdata\local\Microsoft\Outlook
(Windows Vista) - C:\Users\Username\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook\archive.pst

Class: Information Worker: Outlook 2007 Power User*
Date: November 12, 2008
Location: Indiana State University
*The Information Worker series is available through LanTech Training in Indianapolis. Please visit their website for more information

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