Published April 13, 2021

Microsoft Defender for Office 365: Forwarding report to be retired in June

Reference ID: MC250533

MC250533 – Microsoft will retire the Forwarding report from Microsoft Defender for Office 365 beginning June 14, 2021.

You are receiving this message because Microsofts reporting indicates your organization may be using the Forwarding report.

Key points

  • Timing: June 14, 2021
  • Action: transition from the Forwarding report to the Auto forwarded report in the Microsoft Exchange admin center 

What you need to do to prepare

Instead of using the Forwarding report, Microsoft recommends you use the Auto forwarded report (, which is where they will continue to invest their resources.

You might want update your training and documentation as appropriate.

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