This is the fourth and final installment in our series of blog posts on eDiscovery, containing video excerpts from the presentation we made on September 26 at the O365 Nation Fall Conference in Redmond. This installment is a bit longer (14 minutes), but it deals with the question of how you search for and retrieve the content we’ve discussed in previous posts. To review:
- Part 1 discussed the lifecycle of an Exchange email message, what the “Recoverable Items” folder is all about, and the role of the “Single Item Recovery” feature in Microsoft Exchange.
- Part 2 discussed PST files – why you may not want people using them, how to prevent their use, and why the archiving function that is built into Exchange 2010 and 2013 is a better option.
- Part 3 discussed discovery hold – the different kinds of discovery hold available in Exchange 2013, how they work, and how they differ from what was available in Exchange 2010.
In this installment, we address the discovery process itself, and specifically how to configure and use the eDiscovery Center that’s available in SharePoint 2013:
Finally, as you moved through the video series, you saw a number of URLs in the PowerPoint presentation that led to various Web resources that would provide more information on the topics discussed, and you may have wished that you could see them more clearly so you could write them down. Not to worry – here they are for your convenience:
- A TechNet discussion of retention tags & policies, and how to use them for messaging records management (“MRM”).
- A tutorial on placing Exchange mailboxes on discovery hold and performing searches using the Exchange Admin Console or the Exchange management shell.
- A TechNet blog post outlining your archiving options in Lync 2013.
- A TechNet article on creating and configuring a Search Services Application in SharePoint 2013.
- A TechNet article on how to configure server-to-server authentication in SharePoint 2013 so your SharePoint server can search your Exchange server.
- An introduction to eDiscovery in Exchange, SharePoint, and Lync 2013 on the Office blog site.
- An Office 365 help page on how to export eDiscovery content and create reports.
- A TechNet article discussing in-place hold in Exchange 2013.
- A TechNet article on how to add, edit, or delete a content source in a SharePoint 2013 Search Services Application.
- A TechNet article with more information on in-place archiving in Exchange 2013.
- A TechNet article with more information on the Exchange Recoverable Items folder.
- A Network World article with step-by-step instructions for configuring holds, granting rights, doing searches, etc., in Exchange 2010 and Office 365.
- A Webcast introducing the SharePoint 2013 eDiscovery Center.