MC320940 – (Updated) Permanent Redirection of Office 365 Security & Compliance Center (SCC) (archived)

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*For this entry exists the more relevant or more recent entry MC341683

check before: 2022-03-01


Advanced Threat Protection - Office 365, Defender, Defender for Office 365, eDiscovery, Exchange, Microsoft 365 admin center, Microsoft 365 Apps, Microsoft 365 Defender, Microsoft Compliance center, Microsoft Defender for Office 365, Office 365 Advanced Compliance, Purview, Purview compliance portal, Security and Compliance center


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Change type:

Admin impact, Feature update, Updated message


Updated February 04, 2022: We have updated the post title to show as intended, the content below has not changed. Thank you for your patience.
We are announcing that we will be completing the final step in the transition from the legacy Security & Compliance Center (SCC) portal to three new portals. Due to the broad reception and adoption from you, our customers, to the new portals, we feel confident to complete the journey and make Microsoft 365 Defender portal, Microsoft Compliance center and the Modern Exchange Admin portal - the homes for Office 365 Security and Compliance management.
Office 365 Security
In June 2021, we announced the general availability of Microsoft Defender for Office 365 capabilities in the Microsoft 365 Defender portal ( Security teams can now manage all endpoint, email and collaboration, cross-product investigation, configuration, and remediation activities within a single unified XDR dashboard. Our efforts to bring these solutions together are part of our commitment to deliver world class SecOps capabilities that empower security teams to respond to threats more rapidly and effectively.
As previously messaged (MC276896 - August 2021), we announced and initiated the official transition of Microsoft Defender for Office 365’s home to be the Microsoft 365 Defender portal, with automatic redirection of all security features from Office 365 Security & compliance center ( to Microsoft 365 Defender (
Office 365 Compliance
As previously messaged (MC244886 - March 2021), we announced and initiated the official transition of Office 365 Compliance capabilities to the Microsoft 365 Compliance center (, with automatic redirection of all compliance and information protection capabilities from Office 365 Security & compliance center ( to Microsoft 365 Compliance center ( In October 2021, we completed the transition with permanent redirection to the Microsoft 365 Compliance center.
Office 365 Mail flow
Mail flow features are moving to the Modern Exchange Admin Portal (Modern EAC, to align with the overall vision of the Microsoft 365 Experience. This will allow Exchange Administrators to have a consolidated and consistent experience giving the necessary insights and tools to help stay on top of your mail flow environment in one portal. We will continue to invest our resources into making this the best possible experience for our mail flow administrators.
[When this will happen:]

We will begin rolling out this change beginning in early March and completing by late March 2022.

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Release Phase:
General Availability



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