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Enabling and Exporting Archiving data in Lync 2013

The following types of content can be archived:

· Peer-to-peer instant messages

· Conferences (meetings), which are multiparty instant messages

· Conference content, including uploaded content (for example, hand-outs) and event-related content (for example, joining, leaving, uploading sharing, and changes in visibility)

· Whiteboards and polls shared during a conference

The following types of content are not archived:

· Peer-to-peer file transfers

· Audio/video for peer-to-peer instant messages and conferences

· Desktop and application sharing for peer-to-peer instant messages and conferences


Step 1 :

Verify Archiving Database exist –  if not create one and publish the topology.

Unlike lync 2010, We can combine the Archiving role in the lync front end servers.

or you can archiving to Exchange mailbox dumpster directly.


Step 2 :

Verify Archiving policy exist at user level

(This post speaks only about user level , It can be enabled Global and Pool level)

Enabling Archiving – User level

Scope – User

Archive internal communications

Archive external communications

Click Commit


Step 3 :

Get-csuser sathesh* | Grant-CsArchivingPolicy -PolicyName "Archiving"


Step 4 :

To Export the archiving data . in Eml format.

Export-CsArchivingData -Identity "ArchivingDatabase:SQL003.careexchange.in" -StartDate 6/1/2012 -OutputFolder "C:\ArchivingExports" -UserUri sathesh@careexchange.in
Satheshwaran Manoharan
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