Remove an In-Place eDiscovery search
Applies to: Exchange Server 2013
Topic Last Modified: 2014-07-14
In Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, you can use In-Place eDiscovery to search mailbox content. You can remove an In-Place eDiscovery search at any time. When you remove an In-Place eDiscovery search, search results are removed from the Discovery mailbox.
|Deleting an In-Place eDiscovery search will remove any search results copied to a Discovery mailbox.|
Estimated time to completion: 2-5 minutes.
To remove an In-Place eDiscovery search that has In-Place Hold enabled, you must first remove the In-Place Hold from the search. For details, see Create or remove an In-Place Hold.
You need to be assigned permissions before you can perform this procedure or procedures. To see what permissions you need, see the "In-Place eDiscovery" entry in the Messaging policy and compliance permissions topic.
For information about keyboard shortcuts that may apply to the procedures in this topic, see Keyboard shortcuts in the Exchange admin center.
Navigate to Compliance management > In-place eDiscovery & hold.
In the list view, select the In-Place eDiscovery search you want to remove, and then click Delete .
For an example of how to remove an In-Place eDiscovery search, see the “Examples” section in Remove-MailboxSearch.
To verify that you have successfully removed an In-Place eDiscovery search, do one of the following:
Use the EAC to verify that the search is no longer displayed in the list view of the In-place eDiscovery & hold tab.
Use the Get-MailboxSearch cmdlet to retrieve In-Place eDiscovery searches. For an example of how to retrieve In-Place eDiscovery searches, see the “Examples” section in Get-MailboxSearch.