Azure Information Protection documentation update for October 2017
First published on CloudBlogs on Oct 31, 2017
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Documentation for Azure Information Protection
has been updated on the web and the latest content has an
(or later) date at the top of the article.
The doc updates this month continue to support the
release announcements from Ignite 2017
, with new and supporting documentation for the Azure Information Protection scanner, and additional information for Azure AD conditional access. The migration guide is also updated for new scripts that are now on the Download Center.
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What’s new in the documentation for Azure Information Protection, October 2017
An important note that automatic classification and user-defined permissions should not be configured for the same label.
How automatic or recommended labels are applied
. This new section makes it easier to distinguish the differences in behavior for the general availability (GA) version of the client, and the current preview version of the client that is also used with the scanner. Note that the scanner requires conditions to be configured as automatic.
, the Enable recommended classification in Outlook option incorrectly had the preview disclaimer removed last month, and is now reinstated.
, added a note to explain why you might not see the Admin icon, and how to alternatively switch to Administrator mode by using a direct link.
supported, for native protection, added file name extensions for Visio. This support was introduced with the latest GA version of the client. This section is also updated with the information that for text-based files, the Azure Information Protection viewer has a maximum supported file size of 20 MB.
file types excluded
, added two new sections:
Files that cannot be protected by default
Limitations for container files, such as .zip files
- The online help for this module is updated for the cmdlets that support the Azure Information Protection scanner.