Join Toni Saddler-French for an in-depth discussion in this video Troubleshooting: Short-term records declaration isn't working, part of Managing Records in SharePoint.
…If you're trying to test your retention policy before you roll it…out to your company, you may be trying to test a very short term solution just so…you can see how it works before you share it with everyone else.…For example, if you've set a retention policy to run just…one day after an item was created, it's possible you…might run into issues because certain processes run through timer jobs.…And some timer jobs are set to run weekly.…If you're running into issues with the short term policies,…here's a couple things you can do.…
One is extend the short term just a little bit more to make sure the timer job runs…or if you have SharePoint 2013, you can check the timer job reference.…For example, information management policy is set to run weekly.…An expiration policy is also said to run weekly.…You might try asking your administrator to…see if you can change the duration for the timer job as or else run them for you.…Or if you use PowerShell, there's a commandlet reference.…Again, this is for SharePoint Server 2013 On-Premises.…
- What is a record in SharePoint?
- Defining your record-management needs
- Planning for records management
- Using content types with records
- Managing records in place
- Creating a Records Center
- Troubleshooting tips