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  1. better email monitoring

    We as SharePoint administrators cannot see how many email SharePoint sends (when sharing sites for example) and are email colleges are complaining that our farm sends to much email. Make it more insightfull

    13 votes
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  2. SharePoint Migration Batches just like Exchange Migration Batches

    Exchange Online provides an Online interface, in the Exchange Admin Center, to run, manage and track mailbox migrations. In it you define endpoints and upload (CSV) migration batches. The status of these batches, which run unattended, is then viewable from the Exchange Admin Center no matter from where you are. This is vastly superior to the way the SharePoint Migration Tool currently works, as installed on a desktop client.

    With regards to defining a SharePoint Migration endpoint on-premises, from the SharePoint Admin Center, please consider the Azure AD Application Proxy scenario, where you can download a black-box installer which you…

    12 votes
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  3. Allow Sharepoint to Open HTML pages in Browser

    Our team has been using Sharepoint for years. Recently, we decided to move to 365 Platform as it has better user interface:

    Having said that we were disappointed to see that Sharepoint 365 does not show html pages, instead it opens up the html in a text editor.

    And if we wish to share the link as a read only, then the link will download a html file (on each time when the link is clicked). Really annoying !!!

    11 votes
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  4. Provide support for content enrichment in cloud hybrid search

    Can we please get support for on-prem content enrichment as part of the Cloud Hybrid Search service?
    Otherwise we're stuck with Federated search, which is far from optimal in terms of user experience.

    11 votes
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  5. Bring document connector back to Office 2016 for Mac

    I am trying to get my company to use SharePoint instead of DropBox and Google drive. I am able to map a drive letter to a SharePoint Document folder on a Windows computer. I can't do this on our Macs. We have many Macs running Office 2016. The Document Connector that was in the previous version of office has been removed. Can you please bring this program back, or give me a way to connect to the document folder on SharePoint.

    10 votes
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  6. Add Wiki Page Library Support to SharePoint Migration Tool

    Add support for Wiki Page Library to SharePoint Migration Tool v2

    9 votes
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  7. Possibility to successfully add the new Site Page content type to a custom Wiki or Document library and improve functionality.

    I love the layout of the new Site Page content type, with end-user friendly editing options, super easy and intuitive document and video embedding options and easier than ever picture inserting. It is perfect solution for when end-users (even not power users) have to author wiki pages in a SharePoint site. When inserting a picture, you do not need to choose in which library it will be uploaded and you don't have to fill any meta-data. The same with attaching documents. Even more - Office documents get automatically embedded in the page. Now you can have some text and embedded…

    9 votes
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  8. Add Yammer to an existing SharePoint Online

    We are using the SharePoint Online created by Teams and all other cool Apps like Planner, Flow and One Note. However, in order to use also Yammer we currently need to create a new Yammer group (that creates a new SharePoint and so on).

    It would be great if from one O365 Group you could manage ALL apps, regardless where this group was created from. This would enable us to manage our SharePoint integration with Yammer seamlessly.

    8 votes
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  9. Open Source the SharePoint Migration Tool

    You will get some interesting features from the community. Also stop SharePoint customers from paying tons of money for migrations

    8 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    PowerShell support is now available for SharePoint Migration Tool (SPMT). Customers should be able to leverage PowerShell cmdlets to extend migration activities in their own custom migration logic.

    Link to the PowerShell cmdlets @ docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepointmigratio..

    Please continue to provide feedback and post new uservoice ideas

  10. Add estimated time remaining to Migration Tool

    For the most part the migration tool is good and easy to use, however, if possible it would be great to have the estimated time remaining displayed on the app just to give an idea of how long it will take

    8 votes
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  11. Create new and updated protocol documentation

    Having solid documentation allows for detailed understand and self troubleshooting.

    The protocol documents that were done for SharePoint 2010 should be repeated for SharePoint 2016.

    SharePoint Products and Technologies Protocols - https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj633112.aspx

    SharePoint Back-End Technical Specifications - https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj633109.aspx

    8 votes
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  12. SharePoint migration tool and Teams

    When migrating from server file shares in to SharePoint Online using the SharePoint migration tool, currently you can only choose the root folder of a document library and not the libraries belonging to ,for example, Teams channels. This means that you have to migrate in the folders and files and then use a separate method (SharePoint move or move in File Explore after a sync) to move these to respective Teams channel libraries.

    Please develop the tool so that you can select Teams channels libraries/document sites as the destination and not just the root library.

    7 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    While our integration with Microsoft Teams and Groups in the SharePoint Migration tool is not fully complete. You Should be able to point the tool to Any existing Teams or Group connected team site to migrate content into it. We understand this is not optimal but for the moment you can use the CSV/JSON approach to point it to folder mapping to different teams channels.
    more details at https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepointmigration/how-to-format-your-csv-file-for-data-content-migration

  13. I want the profile picture displayed in SharePoint Online contents to mirror the availability status of the user.

    As is, the profile picture displayed in SharePoint Online contents to mirrors the availability status of the user with a mark, but does not connect with Skype for Business or Exchange Online.
    I would like for you to change this, so that SharePoint Online contents also gets interlinked with the availability status of Skype for Business and / or Exchange Online.

    7 votes
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  14. Provide Hybrid capabilities for User Profile and MMS

    While Search with hybrid SSA is getting to a prett neat hybrid story, for UPS and MMS there has been (besides maybe the PnP Metadata synch workaround) no attempts to provide a proper hybrid story. Please work on that if you really want to have a well understood and implemented hybrid story as a differentiating factor compared to other providers

    7 votes
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  15. Make one eDiscovery center work across O365 and On-Premise

    With the new Hybrid search options it would be nice if we could make one eDiscovery center that will cover both on-prem SharePoint and O365 and be able to do holds.

    7 votes
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  16. When doing an Incremental Migration do not overwrite list/library settings

    I noticed that when doing an incremental migration with the SPMT tool that the tool will bring over the setting from the source and overwrite the Destination. Example after migration I enable versioning in SPO but versioning if off in SP2013. When I do a incremental migration versioning will be disabled on the SPO library. It might be useful for people to pick if they want to migrate all setting or leave the destination setting like versioning.

    6 votes
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  17. Please make the output of Start-SPMTMigration an object

    The output of Start-SPMTMigration is in sentence form, and while you can capture it, you still have to parse it, which is exactly what you're NOT supposed to have to do in PowerShell.

    Instead the Output of Start-SPMTMigration should be something like this
    GUID Status Reason


    c3cc7804-7164-4a2b-8996-7e51f319dea9 Passed
    efd127ce-68f4-4d85-960d-5384ba561bef Failed The Target Site <URL> does not exist

    I mean, you still have to parse the Reason, if you want, but at least you have fewer hoops to jump through just to remove tasks that are destined to fail from your migration.

    6 votes
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  18. Increase the file upload limit

    Currently uploading files to onedrive is limited to 15GB.
    With an increasing file size, especially with 4k content, the 15GB limit causes some inconveniences
    Please
    Increase limit of the uploaded file to 50GB or the highest possible level

    6 votes
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  19. More insight into hybrid search configuration

    Monitoring and troubleshooting hybrid search is difficult and near impossible. Can we get more visibility into the hybrid connection and try to answer some of these questions?
    1) How many items are in my O365 index, internal vs external? Did you know there's a 1M items from an external search limit per 1TB of SPO storage? Am I close? How much do I have now?
    2) Why aren't my items showing up in the cloud search? Is this farm connected? When was the last successful push? What else might I need to know to fix this?
    3) Can I remove…

    6 votes
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  20. Migration path / Integration: Office Group to Teamsite

    With introduction of Office 365 groups - which are very nice as starting point - please consider to provide an migration path / integration in Teamsite (OnPrem and SharePoint Online)

    6 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    While our integration with Microsoft Teams and Groups in the SharePoint Migration tool is not fully complete. You Should be able to point the tool to Any existing Teams or Group connected team site to migrate content into it. I would love to understand more what are the specific parts you would like to see in the tool

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