Removed and retired services


Are you looking for Microsoft Purview Information Protection, formerly Microsoft Information Protection (MIP)?

The Azure Information Protection add-in is retired and replaced with labels that are built in to your Microsoft 365 apps and services. Learn more about the support status of other Azure Information Protection components.

The Microsoft Purview Information Protection client (without the add-in) is generally available.

This article describes the current status for services that we've removed and retired, or are currently sunsetting, which you may have used or are still using with Azure Information Protection.

The AIP classic client

To provide a unified and streamlined customer experience, we have retired the Azure Information Protection classic client and labeling management pages in the Azure portal as of March 31, 2022. This means that:

  • No further support is provided for the classic client
  • Maintenance versions will no longer be released
  • The Labels and Policies tabs have been removed from the Azure portal
  • The classic client can no longer acquire policies from the Azure portal

We recommend that all customers migrate to unified labeling, and enable built-in sensitivity labeling for Office applications.

For more information, see:

Azure Information Protection analytics

Azure Information Protection analytics pages in the Azure portal have been deprecated and are no longer available. Instead, we highly recommend that you use the Microsoft Purview compliance portal's activity explorer and M365 unified audit log, which provide comprehensive logging and reporting.

Customers who already have AIP audit logs configured will continue to have those audit logs forwarded to their Log Analytics workspaces until March 31, 2023. At that point, customers will not be able to have any new AIP data forwarded to their Log Analytics workspace.

For more information, see:

AIP and legacy Windows and Office, SharePoint, and Exchange versions

For more information, check with your support contact.