Configuration of Private CDN is no longer required for SharePoint Online

We are pleased to announce that the configuration of Private CDN is no longer required. It is now automatically managed within the SharePoint online service.

When this will happen:


Suggested Replies in Teams Desktop

Suggested Replies present users with an option of three responses to choose from for selected messages and is now available to your users in Teams Desktop.

We apologize for not informing you about this change prior to it being released. We continue to work to ensure we are being proactive in our communications. Thank you for your patience.


Retirement announcement for AIP Audit Logs pipeline forwarding audit logs to Azure Log Analytics workspaces

Upcoming, we will no longer be onboarding new Log Analytics workspaces to store Azure Information Protection (AIP) audit logs.

Note: Customers who have previously configured Log Analytics to store AIP audit logs will continue to receive forwarded audit logs into their workspaces until the data pipeline is fully retired.


Retirement announcement for Network Discovery service feature (part of AIP Scanner)

We are announcing that the AIP Network Discovery service (preview) will be retired on September 30th, 2022.

Starting today, March 18th, 2022, Network scan jobs (Preview) and Repositories (Preview) pages are retired and set to read-only for any customers who have not yet configured the Network Discovery service.


Microsoft Information Protection: Configure Teams DLP policies to automatically protect files shared in Teams messages

New and existing Teams DLP policies can be configured to automatically protect files shared in Teams private chats and channel messages.
More info:


Reminder: Azure SSL/TLS certificate changes

What is changing?

We originally communicated last November (MC226863) that on 02 Nov 2020, DigiCert replaced the certificate of the Intermediate Certificate Authority (ICA) “DigiCert SHA2 Secure Server CA”, which issues SSL/TLS certificates used by Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) services in the Public Cloud.


Microsoft have renamed 10 Azure Active Directory roles

In July 2020 and August 2020, (MC218295) Microsoft advised you that would be renaming 10 Azure Active Directory (AD) built-in roles names to make them consistent with those that appear in Microsoft 365 admin center, the Azure AD portal, and Microsoft Graph. After a delay, we are pleased to announce that the rollout is complete.

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