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September 8, 2022

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Microsoft Purview | DLP: Self-diagnostic tool for SharePoint and OneDrive policies – Test-DlpPolicies (preview)

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From Microsoft Corporation
Technical Bulletin MC427763 · Published Sep 8, 2022

Message Summary

Coming soon to public preview, we’re introducing a new diagnostic tool to test the functionality of your Microsoft Data Loss Prevention (DLP) rules and policies configured for SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 98928.

When this will happen:

Rollout to public preview will begin in late September and is expected to be complete by mid-October.

How this will affect your organization:

With this preview update, admins can utilize a self-diagnostic tool via a new cmdlet (Test-DlpPolicies) to test DLP policies against SharePoint content and see if policies are working as expected. In test mode, the DLP policies are applied to the specified file in SharePoint, and an email containing the results is generated and sent to the admin. 

What you need to do to prepare:

No action is needed to enable this preview. Refer to documentation for additional details on using the cmdlet.

Get started with the Data Loss Prevention solution in the Microsoft Purview compliance portal

Learn more: 

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