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Enabling Google Vault for a Organisation

Using the Apps section on the admin console first make sure Google Vault is turned ON for the organisations that require the service. For most schools this would be set to "On for Everyone"


Navigate to the the URL below using an account with admin permissions in your organisation.

      https://ediscovery.google.com

Note: If you are returned a site not found page check the URL and then make sure Vault is turned on.

Once the Vault site is presented select the Retention menu item on the right.


For each service (Mail / Files / Groups) create an appropriate retention rule.


Unless specified by your own internal policies this will normally be set to Indefinitely.

 Select Save and Vault is now active for your organisation for that service,

Further information on how to use Vault to manage information can be found here.