Get-DataClassification

This cmdlet is available only in on-premises Exchange.

In Exchange Online, this cmdlet has been replaced by the Get-DlpSensitiveInformationType (https://docs.microsoft.com/powershell/module/exchange/policy-and-compliance-dlp/get-dlpsensitiveinformationtype)cmdlet in Office 365 Security & Compliance Center PowerShell.

Use the Get-DataClassification cmdlet to view the data classification rules in your organization. This cmdlet shows built-in data classification rules and rules that you created that use document fingerprints.

For information about the parameter sets in the Syntax section below, see Exchange cmdlet syntax (https://technet.microsoft.com/library/bb123552.aspx).

Syntax

Get-DataClassification
   [[-ClassificationRuleCollectionIdentity] <ClassificationRuleCollectionIdParameter>]
   [-DomainController <Fqdn>]
   [<CommonParameters>]
Get-DataClassification
   [[-Identity] <DataClassificationIdParameter>]
   [-DomainController <Fqdn>]
   [<CommonParameters>]

Description

Classification rule packages are used by data loss prevention (DLP) to detect sensitive content in messages.

You need to be assigned permissions before you can run this cmdlet. Although this topic lists all parameters for the cmdlet, you may not have access to some parameters if they're not included in the permissions assigned to you. To find the permissions required to run any cmdlet or parameter in your organization, see Find the permissions required to run any Exchange cmdlet (https://technet.microsoft.com/library/mt432940.aspx).

Examples

-------------------------- Example 1 --------------------------

Get-DataClassification

This example returns a summary list of all data classification rules in the organization.

-------------------------- Example 2 --------------------------

Get-DataClassification -ClassificationRuleCollectionIdentity "Fingerprint Classification Collection"

This example returns a summary list of all new data classification rules based on document fingerprints that you created.

-------------------------- Example 3 --------------------------

Get-DataClassification "SWIFT Code" | Format-List

This example returns details of the built-in data classification rule named SWIFT Code.

Optional Parameters

-ClassificationRuleCollectionIdentity

The ClassificationRuleCollectionIdentity parameter filters the results by the name of the data classification rule collection. The data classification rule collection that contains the built-in data classification rules is named Microsoft Rule Package. The data classification that contains new data classification rules that you create that use document fingerprints is named Fingerprint Classification Collection.

Type:ClassificationRuleCollectionIdParameter
Position:1
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
Applies to:Exchange Server 2013, Exchange Server 2016, Exchange Server 2019
-DomainController

The DomainController parameter specifies the domain controller that's used by this cmdlet to read data from or write data to Active Directory. You identify the domain controller by its fully qualified domain name (FQDN). For example, dc01.contoso.com.

Type:Fqdn
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
Applies to:Exchange Server 2013, Exchange Server 2016, Exchange Server 2019
-Identity

The Identity parameter specifies the data classification rule that you want to view. You can use any value that uniquely identifies the data classification rule. For example:

  • Name

  • LocalizedName

  • Identity GUID value

Type:DataClassificationIdParameter
Position:1
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True
Accept wildcard characters:False
Applies to:Exchange Server 2013, Exchange Server 2016, Exchange Server 2019

Inputs

To see the input types that this cmdlet accepts, see Cmdlet Input and Output Types (https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?linkId=616387). If the Input Type field for a cmdlet is blank, the cmdlet doesn't accept input data.

Outputs

To see the return types, which are also known as output types, that this cmdlet accepts, see Cmdlet Input and Output Types (https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?linkId=616387). If the Output Type field is blank, the cmdlet doesn't return data.