Ability to change retention period on labels set to start retention based on “When items were labeled”
Previously, admins could not change the retention period set on existing labels configured to start retention from when items were labeled. This feature will remove this restriction, and the resulting behavior will be consistent with other retention label types.
When this will happen:
Rollout will begin in mid-January 2024 and is expected to be complete by late February 2024.
How this will affect your organization:
The next time you edit retention labels set to start retention based on when items were labeled, you should see the ability to update the retention period as below:
This change will now provide greater control over retention labels set to start retention from when items were labeled and ensure user experience is consistent with other retention label types.
You will also have the ability to update retention period via cmdlets just like in other retention label types.
What you need to do to prepare:
There’s no need for you to do anything to receive this change. However, Microsoft recommend reviewing your existing retention labels set to start retention from when items were labeled and update their retention period if required.