MC379407 – (Updated) Exchange Online-Add, edit custom file types in Anti-malware policy (archived)

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check before: 2022-05-27

Product:

Defender, Defender for Office 365, Exchange, Microsoft 365 Defender, Microsoft 365 suite, Microsoft Defender for Office 365

Platform:

Germany, Online, US Instances, Web, World tenant

Status:

Launched

Change type:

Admin impact, Feature update, Updated message

Links:

85611

Details:

Updated July 18, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.
In anti-malware policies, the common attachment filter allows you to select specific file types to block. Any email messages with these types of file attachment will be handled as per the policy settings. In addition to turning on the common attachment filter, you can customize the list of file types, but only by using the Set-MalwareFilterPolicy cmdlet in Exchange Online PowerShell.
We’re enhancing the anti-malware policy experience of anti-malware policy by adding the ability to view/add/remove custom file types in the anti-malware policy settings in the Microsoft 365 Defender portal.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 85611

[When this will happen:]

Starting in late July (previously early July) and completion of the rollout by mid-August (previously late July).

Change Category:
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Scope:
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Release Phase:
General Availability

Created:
2022-05-13

updated:
2022-08-27

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DatePropertyoldnew
2022-09-15MC prepareps://docs.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/security/office-365-security/configure-anti-malware-polici
ps://docs.microsoft.com/powershell/module/exchange/set-malwarefilterpolicy
ps://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?rtc=1%26filters=&searchterms=856
https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/security/office-365-security/configure-anti-malware-policies
https://docs.microsoft.com/powershell/module/exchange/set-malwarefilterpolicy
https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?rtc=1%26filters=&searchterms=85611
2022-08-27MC preparehttps://docs.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/security/office-365-security/configure-anti-malware-policies
https://docs.microsoft.com/powershell/module/exchange/set-malwarefilterpolicy
https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?rtc=1%26filters=&searchterms=85611
ps://docs.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/security/office-365-security/configure-anti-malware-polici
ps://docs.microsoft.com/powershell/module/exchange/set-malwarefilterpolicy
ps://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/roadmap?rtc=1%26filters=&searchterms=856
2022-07-19MC Last Updated06/23/2022 21:40:252022-07-18T19:58:13Z
2022-07-19MC MessagesUpdated June 23, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.
In anti-malware policies, the common attachment filter allows you to select specific file types to block. Any email messages with these types of file attachment will be handled as per the policy settings. In addition to turning on the common attachment filter, you can customize the list of file types, but only by using the Set-MalwareFilterPolicy cmdlet in Exchange Online PowerShell.
We’re enhancing the anti-malware policy experience of anti-malware policy by adding the ability to view/add/remove custom file types in the anti-malware policy settings in the Microsoft 365 Defender portal.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 85611

[When this will happen:]

Starting in early July (previously mid-June) and completion of the rollout by late July.
Updated July 18, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.
In anti-malware policies, the common attachment filter allows you to select specific file types to block. Any email messages with these types of file attachment will be handled as per the policy settings. In addition to turning on the common attachment filter, you can customize the list of file types, but only by using the Set-MalwareFilterPolicy cmdlet in Exchange Online PowerShell.
We’re enhancing the anti-malware policy experience of anti-malware policy by adding the ability to view/add/remove custom file types in the anti-malware policy settings in the Microsoft 365 Defender portal.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 85611

[When this will happen:]

Starting in late July (previously early July) and completion of the rollout by mid-August (previously late July).
2022-07-19MC End Time08/31/2022 09:00:002022-09-23T09:00:00Z
2022-06-24MC MessagesUpdated June 01, 2022: We have updated this message to ensure visibility for affected organizations. Thank you for your patience.
In anti-malware policies, the common attachment filter allows you to select specific file types to block. Any email messages with these types of file attachment will be handled as per the policy settings. In addition to turning on the common attachment filter, you can customize the list of file types, but only by using the Set-MalwareFilterPolicy cmdlet in Exchange Online PowerShell.
We’re enhancing the anti-malware policy experience of anti-malware policy by adding the ability to view/add/remove custom file types in the anti-malware policy settings in the Microsoft 365 Defender portal.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 85611

[When this will happen:]

Starting in mid-June and completion of the rollout by late July.
Updated June 23, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.
In anti-malware policies, the common attachment filter allows you to select specific file types to block. Any email messages with these types of file attachment will be handled as per the policy settings. In addition to turning on the common attachment filter, you can customize the list of file types, but only by using the Set-MalwareFilterPolicy cmdlet in Exchange Online PowerShell.
We’re enhancing the anti-malware policy experience of anti-malware policy by adding the ability to view/add/remove custom file types in the anti-malware policy settings in the Microsoft 365 Defender portal.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 85611

[When this will happen:]

Starting in early July (previously mid-June) and completion of the rollout by late July.
2022-06-24MC Last Updated06/01/2022 18:48:132022-06-23T21:40:25Z
2022-06-02MC MessagesIn anti-malware policies, the common attachment filter allows you to select specific file types to block. Any email messages with these types of file attachment will be handled as per the policy settings. In addition to turning on the common attachment filter, you can customize the list of file types, but only by using the Set-MalwareFilterPolicy cmdlet in Exchange Online PowerShell.
We’re enhancing the anti-malware policy experience of anti-malware policy by adding the ability to view/add/remove custom file types in the anti-malware policy settings in the Microsoft 365 Defender portal.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 85611

[When this will happen:]

Starting in mid-June and completion of the rollout by late July.
Updated June 01, 2022: We have updated this message to ensure visibility for affected organizations. Thank you for your patience.
In anti-malware policies, the common attachment filter allows you to select specific file types to block. Any email messages with these types of file attachment will be handled as per the policy settings. In addition to turning on the common attachment filter, you can customize the list of file types, but only by using the Set-MalwareFilterPolicy cmdlet in Exchange Online PowerShell.
We’re enhancing the anti-malware policy experience of anti-malware policy by adding the ability to view/add/remove custom file types in the anti-malware policy settings in the Microsoft 365 Defender portal.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 85611

[When this will happen:]

Starting in mid-June and completion of the rollout by late July.
2022-06-02MC TitleExchange Online-Add, edit custom file types in Anti-malware policy(Updated) Exchange Online-Add, edit custom file types in Anti-malware policy
2022-06-02MC Last Updated05/13/2022 02:30:092022-06-01T18:48:13Z
2022-06-02MC MessageTagNamesFeature update, Admin impactUpdated message, Feature update, Admin impact

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