You can create a hold over the data of a user or organizational unit so that Vault keeps that data indefinitely, even if that is past the requirements of any applicable retention rule.

Holds are placed on specific users, or organizational units, to retain their data indefinitely. Holds take precedence over the default retention rule and over any custom retention rules.

To create a new hold, follow these steps:

  1. Click CREATE HOLD to start
  2. Write the Name of the hold:

  1. Select the Type of hold you wish to create

Let's spend some time exploring the different types of holds; we will start by learning how to implement Mail holds in the next ...

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