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MC422154: Microsoft Purview Data Lifecycle Management: Migration of ‘Archive’ page to new Exchange Admin Center

To simplify the customer experience for managing Exchange account settings and avoiding duplication, we are removing the ‘Archive’ tab of the Data Lifecycle Management solution in the Microsoft Purview compliance portal. You will continue to be able to perform this operation from the Exchange Admin Center.

MC422154: Microsoft Purview Data Lifecycle Management: Migration of 'Archive’ page to new Exchange Admin Center

When this will happen

The ‘Archive’ page will be retired and no longer be available on Microsoft Purview compliance portal from October 2022.

How this will affect your organization

Currently, enabling or disabling mailbox archives is an available setting in both the Exchange Admin Center and the Microsoft Purview compliance portal. Once this migration is complete, your organization will no longer be able to access this setting through Data Lifecycle Management. However, the ability to enable and disable archive for each mailbox is already supported in the new Exchange Admin Center under the “Others” tab when managing a mailbox:

What you need to do to prepare

No action is needed to enable this change.

Learn more

Message ID: MC422154
Published: 29 August 2022
Updated: 29 August 2022
Platform: Online, World tenant

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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