retention policy for business premium

eg1995 1,131 Reputation points

hi team,

can you advise if retention policies for exchange online mailboxes are included in m365 business premium?
i am looking to retain my emails forever to be able to retrieve it if a user deletes it using ediscovery.

can you advise if business premium has these capabilities? as based on this link,

i can see that bus premium doesn't inlcude retention policies for exchange online, however using the smb modern work comparison dowloaded from MS it shows that bus premium includes basic org wide or location wide retention policies.

appreciate your help

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Microsoft Exchange Online Management
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  1. Joyce Shen - MSFT 16,651 Reputation points

    Hi @eg1995

    Yes, Exchange online retention policies can be applied to tenant wide for business premium.

    Here is a thread discussed the similar question as yours, you could take a reference: Business Premium - Retention Policies
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