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.
You must have administrator privileges on the SharePoint farm.