Archive Settings

With M365 Manager Plus, archive and restore the Microsoft 365 audit logs in a single click at your convenience, and efficiently control your database growth.

Enable Audit Logs Archiving

  • Go to the Settings tab.
  • Choose Configuration → Audit Configuration → Archive Settings from the left pane.
  • Select the Click here to enable option found on the screen.
  • In the Archive settings window, select the Enable Archive checkbox.
  • In the Archive data older than field, enter the desired age of logs (in days) to be archived . Eg: Archive data older than 300 days.
  • In the Archive Folder Path field, enter the path to the folder where the logs must be archived.
  • Provide a password for the archived files in the Archive File Password field.
  • Click Save.
Note: The archive schedule will run at 04:00 am every day by default.

Disable Audit Logs Archiving

  • Go to the Settings tab.
  • Choose Configuration → Audit Configuration → Archive Settings from the left pane.
  • Click the Archive Settings option found at the top right corner.
  • Deselect the Enable Archive option
  • Click Save.

Restore Audit Logs

  • Go to the Settings tab.
  • Choose Configuration → Audit Configuration → Archive Settings from the left pane.
  • In the Archive History table, click Restore corresponding to the archived audit archive you want to restore.
  • Once the logs are restored, under the Actions column you can find an option to Archive, which can be used to archive the audit logs again anytime.
Note: This feature can be used only in the Database builds and it cannot be used in the Elastic Search builds.
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