These release notes provide information about the On Demand Policy Management for Exchange Online release.
Exchange offers a range of policies which can be applied to Exchange users to:
Typically, Exchange policy settings must be managed using PowerShell cmdlets and the various Microsoft tools such as the Office 365 portal, the Office 365 Admin Center, and the Exchange Admin Center.
With the Policy Management for Exchange Online module, you can manage policies through an intuitive user interface. Policies can be applied in bulk to target users and groups and the module automatically detects group changes. The application of policies can be scheduled in order to maintain the correct Exchange Online settings across the organization.
|The Policy Management Rules page now contains a help link.||5344|
|A Refresh Policies button has been added to policy management page. If you have created a new policy setting, click Refresh Policies to update the list. The list of settings is automatically refreshed once a day.t||3755|
|The text in the tool tips on the Policy Management page has been updated to clearly describe the function of the policy management tools.||2944|
|On the Policy Management select tenant page, when the credentials are invalid, the credentials status indicator message now clearly states that the credentials have been checked and they are invalid.||3861|
|Resolved the issue where the icons on the tenant tiles on the Policy Management "Select tenant" page do not indicate progress. A new icon has been used to indicate that data retrieval is in progress.||3706|
|Resolved an issue where provisioning events lasting for an extended period of time stopped running.||3832|
|Mobility policy management is now supported. The Mobility field has been added to the Policies to Apply panel of the Rules page.||2505|
The following is a list of issues, including those attributed to third-party products, known to exist at the time of release.
Table 1: General known issues
|Known Issue||Issue ID|
|Changes to the Sharing policy take much longer to process than other policies. If possible, create separate rules for Sharing policy changes.||4324|
|When defining policy rules using the Internet Explorer v.11 browser, selecting the scroll bar in a Policies to Apply drop down list closes the list. As a workaround, use the up and down keyboard arrows to move through the list.||2753|
|Adding or removing rules does not create an audit log record.||2572|