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  1. I just wanted to share my thoughts about that the Microsoft Will No Longer Offer A Public Site Option in Office 365 (SPO).

    I just wanted to share my thoughts about that the Microsoft Will No Longer Offer A Public Site Option in Office 365 (SPO).
    In this case I have to looking for a SP based provider for extra money.
    This is not the first time when a service/option disappear from the O365 – of course we got extra storage and another new features.

    In the past (in my old/previous tenant) I had a connection between Intra, OneDrive and the Public Site. I used it for SP List (Anonymous) sharing and complete Folder (Anonymous) sharing – without duplications.
    Now, this is not…

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      1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 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

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        0 comments  ·  Hybrid Profile Experiences  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • 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.

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          1 comment  ·  SharePoint Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Automatically Sync All Sites to Desktop

          Right now, the best way to sync SharePoint sites with desktop computers with Office 365 ProPlus 2016 is to visit the site in a browser, navigate to the Document Library, and click the "Sync" button. This needs to be done manually for each site that the user wants to sync.

          Is there a way to automate this now, or a plan on the SharePoint/OneDrive for Business roadmap?

          The desired functionality is that on first launch, OneDrive for Business prompts for the user's login credentials (it would be nice if this was pre-populated for domain joined and/or Azure AD logins as…

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            0 comments  ·  SharePoint Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Please make Word Automation Services as Standalone Library

            Manipulation on Microsoft Word Documents grammatically are very actual. Microsoft does not support "Word Object Model" on unattended scenarios, and Microsoft always make reference to OpenXMLSDK and Sharepoint Word Automation Services.

            There is problem OpenXMLSDK is a library, Word Automation Services is not.

            In many cases we developers besides manipulation of docx files, we also need convert them to other word supported format.

            For that we have to install Windows 2016, Full SharePoint Server to have ability convert files. You may agree, this is too have for just for conversion tasks.

            Please make Word Automation Services as Standalone Library (Even…

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            • Fix the new document library experience

              The new document library experience looks great but it has couple of issues.

              1. User gets the old experience when clicking on a document set. This is a bit disappointing as we are
              suggesting the clients do not use folders and use document sets with metadata instead.

              2. The top navigation within the new document library experience does not display the site navigation correctly. I would expect it to
              display the same Global Navigation as the Site which the user has just come from.

              I hope Microsoft update the document set experience soon so that we can guide our clients…

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                3 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Yammer on-prem

                I hear that MS is committed to moving o365 functionality to the on-prem version yet nothing is ever mentioned about social. We've had to implement a 3rd party social platform because a decent one is not provided out of the box.

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                  1 comment  ·  New Hybrid Scenarios  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Sync option to send files to Office 365/SharePoint Online

                  A sync option that is able to send files to Office 365/SharePoint Online and keep the data in sync, either one way or two way

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                    1 comment  ·  SharePoint Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Allow admins to see all hybrid search properties

                    Currently, custom properties from an on-prem farm, like site columns in a site, are only visible to the search service account in O365. Global admins, SharePoint admins, cannot see these properties and cannot access them until they are added to managed properties.

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                      0 comments  ·  Hybrid Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Regarding file downloading

                      I wish a specific user not to download file. My users recognize that if we set the right only to read file, we are able to download the text file, PDF, and pictures although I find the file not downloadable. Nevertheless, the folder itself can be downloaded even if I have Office files within the folder. That makes my users mistake all the files within the folder for downloadable ones despite the fact that the Office files fail and that we can't view the file. I request that in case I set the right only to read, I am unable…

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                      • Document Deletion Policy in OneDrive for Business

                        Need the document deletion policy to run as advertised in the MS Article -->

                        https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Overview-of-document-deletion-policies-55e8d858-f278-482b-a198-2e62d6a2e6e5?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US&fromAR=1

                        At the moment there's no way to guarantee it would run, when would it run, even if it runs whether it would delete items as mentioned in the criteria etc. The first time it runs it indexes and expires the data. The second time it runs (which could be in 1 week, 2 weeks, God knows when) it would delete the data - that too there's no guarantee. I mean this is damn stupid & really lame. Why create a feature that doesn't work at…

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                          0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • OneNote template on Document Library content type in SharePoint Online

                          Our Environment: SharePoint Online
                          Users wanted to create a OneNote file like other documents.
                          Currently it is allowed on a document library if we only one Content type "Document" (i.e., we can create word, powerpoint, excel and onenote).
                          If we add additional content type to the document library then it does not show those four document types. It is reasonable because we can specify the templates on the content types.
                          If I want to create a content type with OneNote template then what should be it? Users wanted to create OneNote file on the browser, not using the client.

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                            3 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Block users to work with client application on documents on cloud - i.e. allow only editing in excel online!

                            We will be happy to send the following important\urgent feedback to Microsoft:

                            It's important to allow users to access documents online only!
                            If other users can edit in excel (client application) so we have conflicts and any other error messages will pop-up while someone else is trying to work offline (with client application).

                            In other words, block users to work with client application on documents on cloud.

                            We cannot leave google cloud services yet!

                            Thanks,
                            Avichai

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                              1 comment  ·  SharePoint Hybrid Documentation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Please add the ability to add geolocation data fields through the UI.

                              We should not have to write code to use this functionality

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                              • 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)

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                                  0 comments  ·  SharePoint Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • UX change in Suite Bar for SharePoint 2016

                                  I noticed that the Suite Bar in Office 365 and in SP2016 doesn't display the user in the top right the same way. SP2016 displays the name where Office 365 shows the picture.
                                  Would be better to do the same as Office 365 in SP2016 no? Better UX when in Hybrid.

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                                    1 comment  ·  Hybrid Sites  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • better hybrid experiance

                                    Search integration should be seamless between O365 and local installation. A method for combining navigation would also be a plus. With search integration I'd like to see a better hybrid discovery story similar to what we get with exchange. Even better if I can add a 2016 server and great a hybrid endpoint without uplifting 2010/2013 farms even a bigger plus.

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                                      1 comment  ·  Hybrid Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • 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…

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                                      • Have the crawl engine add the basic metadata of the file to the index before crawling the internals of the file.

                                        Have the crawl engine add the basic metadata of the file to the index before crawling the internals of the file. We have files that get the 759 timeout crawler error. These files are "invisible" to search and the user can no longer find the files. The problem is also with SharePoint Online but to a lesser extent since there's more horsepower on the SPO crawl engine. Or have a "clean up" crawl that just adds the basic metadata of the files with 759 timeouts to the index.

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                                        • Better control of the site theme for SP Online

                                          For companies that use SharePoint Online for their intranet portal, SP admins need a way to change the default theme used for site provisioning. We also need a control similar to that used for the O365 theme, where we can override the permissions to NOT allow any user (other than admins) to change the site theme after the site is provisioned. Many companies do not want end users changing the site theme because it confuses end users who access pages on intranet portal sites. Using the SP framework to change the site theme and creating custom permission levels to not…

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