Activate the Email Retention plugin The Email Retention plugin provides archive and destruction rules for email messages. It is active by default for new instances, but must be activated for upgrades. About this taskRequired role: adminThe Email Retention plugin requires these plugins: Data Archiving System Mailboxes Procedure Navigate to System Definition > Plugins. Find and click the plugin name. On the System Plugin form, review the plugin details and then click the Activate/Upgrade related link. If the plugin depends on other plugins, these plugins are listed along with their activation status. If the plugin has optional features that are not functional because other plugins are inactive, those plugins are listed. A warning states that some files will not be installed. If you want the optional features to be installed, cancel this activation, activate the necessary plugins, and then return to activating the plugin. (Optional) If available, select the Load demo data check box. Some plugins include demo data—sample records that are designed to illustrate plugin features for common use cases. Loading demo data is a good policy when you first activate the plugin on a development or test instance. You can also load demo data after the plugin is activated by clicking the Load Demo Data Only related link on the System Plugin form. Click Activate.