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M365 Changelog: Group ownership governance policy is now Generally Available

Rabia Noureen


MC364773 – Microsoft apologizes for not honoring our customer commitment by letting you know in advance of this release. The company is however pleased to introduce the new ownership governance policy for Microsoft 365 groups. The policy will help you automate the management of ownerless Microsoft 365 groups in your tenant.

When this will happen:

The Group ownership governance policy is now available in your tenant.

How this will affect your organization:

Once you enable the ownership governance policy, active members of the ownerless groups will be sent requests asking them to take up ownership. Such users can simply accept or decline the request via the actionable email message.

What you need to do to prepare:

You can enable the ownership governance policy and define who is eligible for these ownership request notifications and configure what notifications and how often these notifications are sent to group members. 

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