How could i trigger send email in Governance Rules(preview)[MS Defender for cloud]?

ALVIN LEUNG (CLOUD-ISD-OOCLL/HKG) 166 Reputation points


I have added a new rule. However, how could i test if its working or not? Thanks

Docs from MSFT provided here:
There is no any testing guide mentioned in this doc.

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  1. James Hamil 22,431 Reputation points Microsoft Employee

    Hi @ALVIN LEUNG (CLOUD-ISD-OOCLL/HKG) , the testing steps required here depend on what the rule is. There isn't a set guide for testing, as you need to determine what you're testing for. This document is a good intro for setting up rules to work properly. For testing suggestions, this document provides a chart of common scenarios you can test for.

    You can also monitor the resource to make sure it's working properly. Please let me know if you have any questions and I can help you further.

    If this answer helped you please mark it as "Verified" so other users can reference it.

    Thank you,

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  2. Marilee Turscak-MSFT 34,791 Reputation points Microsoft Employee


    I tested this in my own tenant and the only way I could find to test the rules was to create the rule and wait for the minimum amount of time to pass (one week) to receive the email.

    I have raised an internal work item with the product team though, and you are welcome to create a feature request here as well for greater visibility:

    As this is still a preview feature the out-of-the-box testing capabilities are limited.


    If the information helped you, please accept the answer. This will help us and other community members as well.

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