MC510330 – Information barriers v2 is now generally available for all new customers to IB (archived) Icon

check before: 2023-02-16


Microsoft 365 suite, Purview Communication Compliance, Purview Information Barriers


Education, Engineering, US Instances, Web, Windows Desktop, World tenant


In development

Change type:

Feature update, Admin impact




Microsoft Purview Information barriers v2 (IB v2) is now generally available for all new customers onboarding to IB after February 15, 2023. IB v2 has enhanced architecture which enables the following features:

Large scale segment support: The segment limit in organizations has increased from 250 to 5,000 segments.
Multi-segment support: Users can be assigned to up to 10 segments instead of being limited to just one segment.
Flexible user discoverability: Organizations can now choose to allow IB-protected users to discover each other while adhering to IB communication and collaboration policies.
Organizations with IB configured prior to February 15, 2023, will be eligible to upgrade to IB v2 in the future. For more information about the upgrade timeline, keep checking the information barriers roadmap.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 93232
[When this will happen:]
Standard Release: We will begin rolling out early February and expect to complete by mid-February 2023.

Change Category:


Release Phase:
Current Channel, Current Channel (Preview)



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