Applies to: Exchange Server 2013, Exchange Online

Topic Last Modified: 2013-01-11

Use the Remove-PolicyTipConfig cmdlet to remove custom data loss prevention (DLP) Policy Tips from your organization. You can't remove built-in Policy Tips.

For information about the parameter sets in the Syntax section below, see Syntax.


Remove-PolicyTipConfig -Identity <PolicyTipConfigIdParameter> [-Confirm [<SwitchParameter>]] [-DomainController <Fqdn>] [-WhatIf [<SwitchParameter>]]


Example 1

This example removes the custom English Policy Tip for the action value NotifyOnly.

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Remove-PolicyTipConfig en\NotifyOnly

Example 2

This example removes all the custom Russian Policy Tips.

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Get-PolicyTipConfig -Locale ru | Remove-PolicyTipConfig

Detailed Description

You need to be assigned permissions before you can run this cmdlet. Although all parameters for this cmdlet are listed in this topic, you may not have access to some parameters if they're not included in the permissions assigned to you. To see what permissions you need, see the "Data loss prevention (DLP)" entry in the Messaging Policy and Compliance Permissions topic.


Parameter Required Type Description




The Identity parameter specifies the custom Policy Tip you want to remove. You can use any value that uniquely identifies the custom Policy Tip. For example:

  • <Locale>\<Action>: Locale is a supported locale code. For example, en for English or fr for French. For more information about supported locales, see Supported Locales for Use with System Messages. Action is one of the following Policy Tip actions: NotifyOnly, RejectOverride or Reject.

    The value Url

  • GUID

  • Distinguished name (DN)




The Confirm switch can be used to suppress the confirmation prompt that appears by default when this cmdlet is run. To suppress the confirmation prompt, use the syntax -Confirm:$False. You must include a colon ( : ) in the syntax.




The DomainController parameter specifies the fully qualified domain name (FQDN) of the domain controller that writes this configuration change to Active Directory.




The WhatIf switch instructs the command to simulate the actions that it would take on the object. By using the WhatIf switch, you can view what changes would occur without having to apply any of those changes. You don't have to specify a value with the WhatIf switch.

Input Types

To see the input types that this cmdlet accepts, see Cmdlet Input and Output Types. If the Input Type field for a cmdlet is blank, the cmdlet doesn’t accept input data.

Return Types

To see the return types, which are also known as output types, that this cmdlet accepts, see Cmdlet Input and Output Types. If the Output Type field is blank, the cmdlet doesn’t return data.