How to Enable Archiving for Outlook Office 365 and Move Old Mail into Archive

At some point, a user’s mailbox will reach the default quota for Enterprise E1 default of 50 GB, and they will have to either move mail into an archive or delete mail to continue to receive email. The user may receive the warning:

Your mailbox is near the maximum storage limit. Archive or delete items to create additional free space.

Our options at this point is to do one of three things: Upgrade the user’s license from E1 to E3 to double the mailbox size, permanently delete mail out of the mailbox, or archive the mail. Microsoft provides 50 additional GB of archive space for an E1 license (this number is subject to change.)

In many instances, the user may not want to delete any mail and would prefer to archive the mail. In my opinion, the ideal way to handle archiving is to create an online archive, rather than create .pst files on the local machine which could end up getting lost or deleted. Also managing local .pst archive files can be a pain. And lastly, if the archive is only available as a .pst file in the user’s PC, the archived mail will not be available from webmail or a different device.

If we want to create an online archive for the user on Office 365, there are a few simple steps to take in the Office 365 Admin console.

  1. Log into the Office365 Admin console, then click on Admin centers > Security and Compliance:
  2. Next, on the navigation bar, expand Data Governance, and click Archive
  3. Now on the right-hand pane, we will see all of our mailboxes and find out if the Archive Mailbox for Office 365 is enabled or disabled.
  4. To enable the archive on a disabled user’s mailbox, first select the user. If we have a lot of users, do a search for the user’s name and then highlight the correct mailbox we want to change.
  5. We can see in the screenshot above, my account already has Archive mailbox: enabled. If the account’s archive had been disabled, we would simply click the Enable link. When we click enable, we will get the following Warning:
If you enable this person's archive mailbox, items in their mailbox that are older than two years will be moved to the new archive. Are you sure you want to enable this archive mailbox? Yes No

9. Click Yes.

10. What happens next is, as the warning states, mail that is over 2 years old will begin to be archived. We will also get some new features in both Outlook online, as well as in Outlook 2016/Outlook 2013. We can wait for the auto-archiving to take place, but we can also take some immediate action to archive old mail online.

11. Pretty much immediately in Outlook online, we will get new Archive buttons, and an archive folder here:

We won’t see the archive buttons until we click on an individual message. If we do click on a message and select it, we will see the Archive button available.

12.  We can also select multiple emails and then right-click on the highlighted messages. A wizard will appear on the screen. Click the Archive button to move these emails to the archive folder.

13. If reducing the size of the mailbox immediately is our goal, we can start by archiving our largest emails first. At the top of the mail folder, whether it be the inbox, Sent Items, or Deleted Items folder, we’d click the Filter button > Sort by > Size.

14. Select the “Enormous” items first by clicking on the top email, hold down the Shift button, then select the bottom email and it will highlight all of the messages in between. Next, right-click and choose Archive.

15. In the desktop version of Outlook 2013/2016, only after a few hours will we have our new Archive folder available. This may take up to 24 hours depending on the speed of replication of settings from Office 365 down to the client. Once the folder is available, however, I find the process of moving mail out of the inbox, sent items or cut/paste of subfolders into the archive much easier.

I don’t have mail over 2 years old in my mailbox, so I’m not sure if it will automatically create subfolders dependent on where they originally lived so let me know in the comments if you notice automatic folder creation.

In order for someone to find an old message, they will only need to search their mailbox in Outlook online or Search Archive in Outlook 2013/2016.

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Solved – Office365 Sharepoint Open with File Explorer not working on Windows 10 Internet Explorer 11

On Office365 SharePoint, when trying to open a file in the Windows File Explorer, you might get something similar to the following error:

An error occurred while reconnecting Z: to (sharepoint location) - Web Client Network: Access Denied. Before opening files in this location you must first add the web site to your trusted sites list, browse to the web site, and select the option to login automatically. The connection has not been restored.

….or clicking the Open With Explorer button does nothing, or the button is greyed out.

 

If the button is greyed out using Windows 10 Edge, Edge does not support Active X controls, so go the Start button, type in Internet Explorer, open IE 11, and try again.

To get to the Open in Explorer button.

  1. Log into https://portal.office.com
  2. Click on your apps menu and choose SharePoint
  3. Browse to a document library > Documents
  4. In the bottom left corner of the browser click the “Return to classic SharePoint”
  5. Place a check mark next to a folder, click on the “Library” tab at the top of the screen, and then click “Open in Explorer”

To resolve, make sure you have the following:

  • Windows 10 is up to date (v1803) as of this article
  • The Webclient service is Started and set to Automatic (Start > services.msc )

Make sure the following sites are added to your Trusted Sites in Internet Explorer settings:

  • https://yourdomain-files.sharepoint.com
  • https://*.sharepoint.com
  • https://login.microsoft.com
  • https://portal.office.com
  • https://yourdomain-myfiles.sharepoint.com

Next, restart your IE web browser, open IE, log into Office 365, and try again.

It may be beneficial to reset IE to its default settings:

IE > Gear Menu > Internet Options > Advanced Tab > Reset (delete personal settings) – use caution, try the following first, then if still having issues, try resetting your browser.

 

 

 

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Shroud Twitch Stream Recap Wednesday 10/3/18 – pubg skins giveaway

All credit goes to https://twitch.tv/shroud

Stream Start: 12:00PM PST

Shroud PUBG skins and crate giveaway winners

These skins will no longer be available tomorrow.

Alright we got a working giveaway system.

Type Shroud and you’ll get an entry.

If I land and Die, you get my M16

If I land and last 5 minutes you get my gloves

If I land and get top 10? I’m giving away a

The code will never expire, you can do whatever you want with it.

I hope I die often.

Mother of DeSync (clip)

iMassii wins M16

On to the next, M16 is done.

Alright to make this faster, double digit kills is an extra skin on top of it. (Eg. Crate and Jacket).

Gloves given away to Deathy99

(Has hard time joining games … wait time 6 minutes…)

Gives another set of gloves to …?

Alright spam shroud for another M16 – Garasitit4 wins

M16 winner FLuXRiot

Dammit the servers are broken again. Stats don’t work. Nothing works in this game…

Can I be grandmaster? Are you kidding me? No f’n way. Maybe if I didn’t stream…

This is really testing my patience, holy f. Alright we’re going to give away another set of gloves.

I’ve lost my mind. We’re not playing pubg anymore, we’re just giving away everything.

Gloves – Winner: ValuxPT

Jacket – Winner: emerald3r

Mask – Steakintegral

BigBoy Crate – all skins – F0rsakened

Varsity Jacket – paus3__

Mask – Jummop

Jacket – tyazheliibolt

Gloves – PsyNytes –  (oh that’s my mod!)

M16 – HealthHzrd

Jacket – pepethesheepie (I like your name dude)

Gloves – beasysenpai

Mask – caped1kk

BigBoy Crate – (changed secret word to crate) NeverGonnaBeMLG

Crate – poretsky

Crate – OvernightGOAT4

Crate – ReitzTV

4 crates, 7 masks, 7 jackets, 6 M16’s, and 5 gloves left.

Gloves – j4stin

Twitch cucked me on one of the giveaways Deathy99

Oh another person didn’t get their codes either (scammed)

Gloves – PutDatCookieDown

Gloves – nausteezy

Gloves – fruitsalad5

M16 – laroidorigine

M16 – Chris318705

M16 – rossco123321

M16 – xesiontv

Jacket – peppegameing

Jacket – pusherb

Jacket – Fruitshoot

Jacket – madmidget321

Jacket – TAGamerOfficial

Jacket – pandashat

mask – tictakk95

mask – xhakura0412

mask – gamedaddi_

mask – JBigglesTV

crate – demolition_muck

crate – charlie_hazzard

crate – D_Ho

Alright we have finished the giveaways.

F – I accidentally showed 2 codes. I showed your code on stream, did you redeem it yet? We’re fine, they both redeemed their codes. I was going to paypal them both $50 alright we’re good.

2:00PM PST

Straw Poll – Assassin’s Creed Odyssey or Fortnite?

Oh it’s a bear boss!

This boar is actually really hard.

(Could not defeat the boar at level 12 – went on other quests to level up to 13 before trying to kill the boar again.)

Shroud horse RIPer

Ok I need to kill this boar. If I don’t kill him I’ll lose my mind. I will not be complete in life.

I think my game is bugged goddammit.

F’n finally!

Left stream for a few hours - Assassin's Creed Odyssey continued 9:54PM PST

J9 kisses Shroud(clip)

Reached Level 17

“Alright I’m going to entertain the pup, call it a night and be back in the morning.”

Ended stream by hosting Summit1G

 

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