Most, if not all, organizations will encounter a time when electronic data discovery is required for one reason or another. Typically these reasons include review by Legal or HR personnel. In these times of need, the eDiscovery functionality in Office 365 can help facilitate the requests. Data from Exchange and SharePoint Online can be extracted, or placed on “hold” so that even deleted information is retained. Obtaining the data from Exchange Online is fairly straightforward, but there are some caveats to getting data from OneDrive. NOTE: The same process outlined below can be used for any SharePoint Online site. Instead of using a OneDrive URL, the site URL would be used instead.
Exporting Data from OneDrive or SharePoint Online for eDiscovery Cases