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MC440812: Microsoft Purview compliance portal: New cmdlet for exporting Activity explorer logs (GA)

Currently available in public preview (MC400567), we’re introducing a new cmdlet option in Security & Compliance PowerShell to enable export of all Activity explorer log data.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 93281.

Export feature of Activity Explorer has limitation of 10,000 rows. Our new feature will allow users to use cmdlet and export all the rows for all the data up to 30 days.

MC440812: Microsoft Purview compliance portal: New cmdlet for exporting Activity explorer logs (GA)

When this will happen

Rollout will begin in mid-October and is expected to be complete by mid-November.

How this will affect your organization

Activity explorer in the Microsoft Purview compliance portal provides a historical view of activities on your labeled content.

The Activity explorer Export feature has a limitation of 10,000 rows of data. This update will allow admins to use a new cmdlet within Security & Compliance PowerShell, Export-ActivityExplorerData, to export all rows of data for up to 30 days of historical activity.

What you need to do to prepare

To use this cmdlet in Security & Compliance PowerShell, you need to be assigned permissions. For more information, see Permissions in the Microsoft Purview compliance portal.

Get started with Activity Explorer in the Microsoft Purview compliance portal.

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Message ID: MC440812
Published: 2022-09-30
Updated: 2022-09-30
Cloud instance(s): Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)
Platform(s): US Instances, Web, 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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