Adjusting all users' default storage allocation and retention periods
In this recipe, we'll cover a simple but important setting in the OneDrive admin center that allows setting the default storage limit for individual users' OneDrive sites, as well as the retention period for which those sites should be kept after the associated user is marked for deletion.
You must be a global or SharePoint administrator to access the OneDrive admin center.
How to do it…
- Go to the OneDrive admin center at https://admin.onedrive.com.
- Select Storage from the left-side navigation menu.
- Enter a number (in/GB) in the Default storage in GB box that represents the maximum amount all users can save in their OneDrive site. Then, enter a number (in days) in the Days to retain files in OneDrive after a user account is marked for deletion box that represents how long files will be kept once their associated owner is marked for deletion: