Manage data retention in Microsoft 365 workloads

Information Protection and Compliance Administrator
Microsoft Purview
Microsoft 365

Learn how to manage retention for Microsoft 365, and how retention solutions are implemented in the individual Microsoft 365 services.

Learning objectives

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe the retention features in Microsoft 365 workloads.
  • Configure retention settings in Microsoft Teams, Yammer, and SharePoint Online.
  • Recover content protected by retention settings.
  • Regain protected items from Exchange Mailboxes.


  • Basic understanding of Microsoft 365 services
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Purview
  • Basic understanding of how to create and publish retention labels