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Group ownership governance policy is now Generally Available

Microsoft 365 Suite, Microsoft 365 Experts

From Microsoft Corporation
Technical Bulletin MC364773 · Published Apr 26, 2022

Message Summary

We apologize for not honoring our customer commitment by letting you know in advance of this release. We are however pleased to introduce the new ownership governance policy for Microsoft 365 groups. The policy will help you automate the management of ownerless Microsoft 365 groups in your tenant.

When this will happen:

The Group ownership governance policy is now available in your tenant.

How this will affect your organization:

Once you enable the ownership governance policy, active members of the ownerless groups will be sent requests asking them to take up ownership. Such users can simply accept or decline the request via the actionable email message.

What you need to do to prepare:

You can enable the ownership governance policy and define who is eligible for these ownership request notifications and configure what notifications and how often these notifications are sent to group members. 

Learn more:

Additional information


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