Change an existing archiving policy in Skype for Business Server 2015

Summary: Learn how to change user archiving policies for Skype for Business Server 2015.

When you first deploy Skype for Business Server 2015, you set up initial archiving policies that determine how archiving is implemented for the users in your deployment. This topic describes how to manage and amend policies.

Change archiving policies by using the Control Panel

  1. From a user account that is assigned to the CsArchivingAdministrator or CsAdministrator role, log on to any computer in your internal deployment.

  2. Open a browser window, and then enter the Admin URL to open the Skype for Business Server Control Panel.

  3. In the left navigation bar, click Monitoring and Archiving, and then click Archiving Policy.

  4. In the list of policies, do one of the following:

    • To change the policy for your entire deployment, click Global in the list of policies, click Edit, and then click Show details.

    • To change the policy for a single site, click the site name in the list of policies, click Edit, and then click Show details.

    • To change the policy for a single user or user group, click the user or user group name in the list of policies, click Edit, and then click Show details.

  5. On the Edit Archiving Policy page, do the following:

    • To enable or disable internal archiving for the policy, select or clear the Archive internal communications check box.

    • To enable or disable external archiving for the policy, select or clear the Archive external communications check box.

  6. Click Commit.

    Important

    The settings of a user policy only apply to the specific users and user groups to which you apply the policy. For details, see Apply an archiving policy to users in Skype for Business Server 2015.

Change archiving policies by using Windows PowerShell

You can also change archiving policies by using the Windows PowerShell Set-CsArchivingPolicy cmdlet.

Enable archiving policies

To enable the archiving of internal communication sessions, set the value of the ArchiveInternal parameter to True ($True):

Set-CsArchivingPolicy -Identity "global" -ArchiveInternal $True

To enable the archiving of external communication sessions, set the value of the ArchiveExternal parameter to True ($True):

Set-CsArchivingPolicy -Identity "global" -ArchiveExternal $True

To enable the archiving of both internal and external communication sessions, set the value of both the ArchiveInternal and ArchiveExternal parameters to True:

Set-CsArchivingPolicy -Identity "global" -ArchiveInternal $True -ArchiveExternal $True

Disable archiving policies

To disable archiving altogether, set the value of both the ArchiveInternal and ArchiveExternal parameters to False ($False):

Set-CsArchivingPolicy -Identity "global" -ArchiveInternal $False -ArchiveExternal $False