All octets of IP address will be set to Zero



Starting February 5, 2018, Application Insights will set all octets of the IP address collected by client/server side SDKs to Zero after looking up the City, Country and other geo location attributes. This strengthens privacy and is a change from the prior processing that set the last octet to Zero.


This change is being made to address customer concerns with IP address and the impact of GDPR.


Note:
• If you need the first 3 octets of the IP address, you can use telemetry initializer to add a custom attribute.
• This does not affect data collected prior to February 5, 2018.


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