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Configuring timer jobs in sharepoint online

It's not possible to configure (change schedule, trigger, etc.) timer jobs in SharePoint Online. The best thing you can do is to make sure your policy settings are good and wait for jobs to be ...
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Selecting a 2013 workflow for use with Information Management Policy retention

Got in touch with MS about this - as I thought, the 2013 workflows aren't exposed to the IMP interface because of the different engine type. You use 2010 workflows or nothing.
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Configuring timer jobs in sharepoint online

There is a way to check when it last ran and based on that you can deduce when's next run is likely to be. Open up the SharePoint Online site collection in SharePoint Designer 2013 and go to Site ...
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Enterprise wiki site collection VS wiki library

John, I found a few helpful links on comparing the two options. I think the most important difference you may want to consider is the metadata implementation. The library option looks to be more ...
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SharePoint Online Friendly URL's

SharePoint Online is always tenant.sharepoint.com. You can then branch off site collections as tenant.sharepoint.com/sites/businessunit or tenant.sharepoint.com/teams/businessunit or branch them all ...
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Error "The label reference, Version, could not be found". when adding a Label to my Document site content type's "Information management settings"

I have reproduced it. Per my research, the reason should be there is no Version column in this site content type. The Version column is part of the list and library. So that, we can use "{Version}" ...
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Using SharePoint as a shift/schedule management tool?

Check Shifts functionality on Teams to have a whole tool for this stuff. This is the Microsoft bet inside the Office 365 suite for first line workers shift management.
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Best way to organize "library" of training documents -- some reside on SP, others in external system(s)

A list is great for this. Consider adding a category or product column and then creating a view that groups by that category or product. Or, perhaps a training type (perhaps some are documents and ...
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Multiple Information Management Policies on Content Type - but just at Site-Level

Yes, if you change the setting to the parent, it will inherit across the site collection. Because of this you need to create a new content type which will not inherit any policies from its parent ...
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"Allow Group Protection" Information Rights Management

The “allow Group Protection” allow members of an AD group to share the document with each other. To restricted external users but internal users to use the documents in the document library, I ...
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Creating an document expiration policy - SharePoint online

Sharepoint 2013 has something built-in to handle Document / Records Management. I don't know about Online 365 though. In any case, it is a big subject and is worth taking time over to implement in a ...
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Information management retention policy not working on SharePoint Online

I figured out my issue. I was misreading how the SharePoint 2010 Workflows worked. I originally thought you were supposed to use the Workflow with the lastest date i.e Archive Workflow Service Call ...
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Workflow 'was cancelled by system account'

If you look in the ULS logs for SharePoint and spot an error along the lines of below - Type System.CodeDom.CodeBinaryOperatorExpression is not marked as authorized in the application configuration ...
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Workflow 'was cancelled by system account'

I've investigated the other Answer by gachCoder, but my workflow is a 2010 one. But I had a similar kind of workflow error again. I found the Answer by Hardik in this post solved my issue. 24/09/...
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Workflow 'was cancelled by system account'

It seems you haven't enabled workflow app permissions. Please try with below link and i hope this will resolve your issue. https://dev.office.com/sharepoint/docs/general-development/create-a-workflow-...
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Office 365 List or Library Information management policy settings file not found error

I don't believe there will be anything we can reliably do for this. In Office 365, we don't have access to the Correlation logs. I suggest you open a ticket at https://portal.office.com/support/...
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Where am I archiving my documents too?

I found it, they go to the drop off folder.
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SharePoint 2013: Do list item retention policies update items automatically?

Yes, there are timer jobs in the farm that process, then delete the items need to be run. By default, they are set to run weekly, they should be modified to run daily. There are two timer jobs that ...
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Enterprise wiki site collection VS wiki library

I much prefer using a team site and use existing site features and apps to get the same effect that a specialized site template gives you, excluding the very specialized things like records center, ...
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Metadata Vs Dropdown Vs Lookup column

This may seem like resurrecting an old thread, but this answer will be useful to others who wander in with the same question: It all depends on how you are going to display the information, what type ...
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Metadata Vs Dropdown Vs Lookup column

My general rule of thumb, if it is one off, I use a choice column. If it might be used in more than one place in my collection, I create a lookup site column column. If it is a company wide selection, ...
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Is there a way to refire a retention policy after a document has been updated.

I know this is an old thread, but I have to share with you guys. Maybe someone will benefit from my story. If you think about it, Retention Policy is an if-statement. So what I did was: set the ...
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Is there a way to refire a retention policy after a document has been updated.

The only approach I could come up with was to copy the list item, then delete the original as part of my workflow that gets kicked off by Policy. Because it then becomes a new item that hasn't had ...

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