Create A Records Center Site Collection In Office 365 (SharePoint Online Site)

In this article, we will see how to create a Records Center site collection in office 365 SharePoint online site. This type of site template are designed for Records Management. Records Managers can configure the routing table to direct incoming files towards the specific locations.

  • Sign in to Office 365 using your global administrator account.

  • In the Office 365 Admin Center, chooseAdmin > SharePoint.


  • On the Site Collections tab, click New >> Private Site Collection.

New Site Collection pop up will come up. Provide all the required information into each section, as mentioned below.

  • Title
    Type a name for the Records Center site collection. Here, we entered Sumit_Records Center.

  • Web Site Address
    To create a new site collection, select a domain name in the dropdown list. Also, you can use /sites/ to specify any managed path and type URL name for the Records Center.

  • Template Selection
    Select a language for the site collection and in "Select a template" wizard, choose "Enterprise" template which contains Records Center.

  • Time Zone
    Select your time zone from the dropdown list.

  • Administrator
    Enter the name of a person or user who will be the site collection administrator for the Records Center. You can click "Check Names" or "Browse" to find a person.

  • Server Resource Quota
    You can keep the default value of 300 for the Records Center site collection or can enter the value for the size of resources (MB) that we want to allocate to this site collection.

  • Finally, click OK to create the new site collection.

  • Below image shows the completed form with provided information to create a new site collection.



After taking several minutes, the new Records Center site collection has appeared in the list of site collections.


Great! Your new Records Center site is ready to work.


That's it. Any feedback or suggestion is always welcome. 

Happy Learning!