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MC344412: 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.

Note: Customers who already have network scan jobs configured will continue to have write access to the Network scan jobs (Preview) and Repositories (Preview) pages and all configurations until the retirement date. A related warning is displayed on the top of the related pages in the Azure portal.

Affected workloads

  • Azure Information Protection

When this will happen:

  • As of March 18th, 2022, we set the Network scan jobs (Preview) and Repositories (Preview) page into a read only mode for any customers who have not yet configured the Network Discovery service
  • We will keep Network scan jobs (Preview) and Repositories (Preview) available until September 30th. After this date, features will be disabled, and pages removed from UI

How this will affect your organization

Beginning September 30th, we will disable the Network scan jobs (Preview) and Repositories (Preview) for all customers.

  • Any existent jobs will stop working, and there will be no new data added.
  • Previously collected data will not be accessible via the Repositories (Preview) page as it will be removed from UI.

What you need to do to prepare

If you have Network scan jobs configured, be sure that you have no dependent services that rely on data collected by Network Discovery service by September 30th.If you do not have Network scan jobs configured, no action is required.

Learn more

Message ID: MC344412
Published: 18 March 2022
Updated: 18 March 2022
Major change: False
Plan For Change
#Retirement #Yammer

Alex Lim is a certified IT Technical Support Architect with over 15 years of experience in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting complex IT systems and networks. He has worked for leading IT companies, such as Microsoft, IBM, and Cisco, providing technical support and solutions to clients across various industries and sectors. Alex has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the National University of Singapore and a master’s degree in information security from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also the author of several best-selling books on IT technical support, such as The IT Technical Support Handbook and Troubleshooting IT Systems and Networks. Alex lives in Bandar, Johore, Malaysia with his wife and two chilrdren. You can reach him at [email protected] or follow him on Website | Twitter | Facebook

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