Deleting emails after processing

The probe can permanently delete emails after processing.

For the purpose of automatic maintenance of the mailbox, in addition to normal deletion of emails by moving them to a Deleted Items folder, the probe provides an option to permanently delete them from the mail store without moving them to the Deleted Items folder.

To enable this feature, set the PostProcessingAction property to HARD_DELETE.


In contrast to normal deletion, hard deletion is not recoverable by mailbox users. You should only configure this option if you are sure that there is no need to recover deleted emails in any case.

If you are using peer-to-peer processing, hard deletion is only performed by the probe instance that is currently the active master, but not the active slave. For more information about peer-to-peer processing, see Peer-to-peer failover functionality.