MC686912 – Microsoft Purview Data Lifecycle Management: Upcoming retirement of SharePoint Online Record Center site features

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check before: 2023-11-17


Microsoft 365 suite, Purview Communication Compliance, Purview Records Management, SharePoint


Online, World tenant


Change type:

User impact, Admin impact, Retirement



Microsoft Purview Data Lifecycle Management and Microsoft Purview Records Management features offer organizations flexibility and a scalable solution to proactively retain or delete content in Microsoft 365.

We have a long-term retirement plan for the older features used for records management in SharePoint Online that are not part of the Microsoft Purview Records Management or Purview Data Lifecycle Management. The first set of features that will be retired are:
Record Center site template, used to create a new Record Center site.
Configure systems to submit files to a site using the Record Center programmable interface (commonly referred to as “send to” location).
Content Organizer
For more information on the retirement plan that starts with removing support for new configurations of these features, please see: Use Microsoft Purview risk and compliance solutions instead of the older information management and records management features in SharePoint for Microsoft 365
The retirement plan does not apply to features for SharePoint Server (On-Premises).
[When this will happen:]

Retirement of these features will start to happen at the start of January 2025.
Additional reminders will be shared leading up to this date.

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