Enabling Conditional Access App Control for featured apps

Cloud App Security offers the ability to leverage Conditional Access for Exchange Online and SharePoint Online but how do we configure this functionality?

Let’s start with your Azure Portal and browse to Conditional Access –> New Policy

Conditional Access

So as I previously mentioned this control only works for Exchange Online and SharePoint Online so you will need to select;

– Office 365 Exchange Online
– Office 365 SharePoint Online

Cloud apps

Under Session, you need to select Conditional Access App Control and as you can see below we only have 3 options

– Monitor only (Preview)
– Block downloads (Preview)
– Use custom policy…


For the purpose of this post, I am going to just Monitor what happening their Cloud App Security to discover what’s happening within my tenancy.

Once the policy is enabled, sign into Exchange Online or SharePoint Online and you will be welcome by the below message. This demonstrates that Conditional Access App Control is now in place.

Welcome to Conditional Access App Control

From you Cloud App Security console you will be able to see this activity and all future activities

Conditional Access App Control

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