How-to guides for common scenarios that use Azure Information Protection
Applies to: Azure Information Protection
Instructions for: Azure Information Protection client for Windows
There are many ways in which you can use Azure Information Protection to classify and optionally, protect your organization's documents and emails.
The most successful deployments are those that identify specific use cases that provide the most business benefit to the organization. Use the following list of common scenarios and instructions to get your deployment off the ground.
|Scenario: I want to ...||Instructions|
|Find what sensitive information my organization stores on-premises||Quickstart: Find what sensitive information you have in files stored on-premises|
|Make it easy for users to protect their emails that contain sensitive information||Quickstart: Configure a label for users to easily protect emails that contain sensitive information|
|Make it easy for users to classify data as it's created or edited, and protect it if it contains sensitive information||Tutorial: Edit the policy and create a new label|
|Make it easy for users to collaborate on a protected document||Configuring secure document collaboration by using Azure Information Protection|
|Automatically protect users' emails that are sent outside the organization||Configuring mail flow rules for Azure Information Protection labels|
|Automatically classify and protect existing data in my on-premises data stores||Deploying the Azure Information Protection scanner|
|Use my own key to protect my organization's data||Planning and implementing your tenant key|
|Migrate from AD RMS||Migrating from AD RMS to Azure Information Protection|
Additional deployment instructions
Our Azure Information Protection technical blog includes additional guidance from the trenches.
For example, a methodology with best practices for business decision makers and IT implementers:
Don't see your scenario listed? Check the Deployment roadmaps for a full list of planning and deployment steps.
If you're new to Azure Information Protection, review What is Azure Information Protection? for a quick introduction to the service before you begin your deployment.