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Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Administration Cookbook by Peter Serzo

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Recycle Bin settings in Central Administration

As mentioned in the introduction, the first step in data recovery involves the first stage Recycle Bin. Anything that is deleted from a site ends up here.

When an item is deleted from the first stage Recycle Bin, it ends up in the second stage Recycle Bin. This is the site collection Recycle Bin.

These are simply libraries that act as containers for the discarded content. Both of these libraries are configurable.

In this recipe, we will modify the current Recycle Bin configuration of an existing web application.

Getting ready

You must have administrator privileges on the SharePoint farm.

How to do it...

  1. Open Central Administration and click Application Management.
  2. Click Manage Web Applications under the ...

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