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  1. Support SharePoint Online to SharePoint Online Migrations in the SharePoint Migration Tool

    A very useful addition to the SharePoint Migration Tool from Microsoft would be support for SharePoint Online to SharePoint Online migrations. There are many scenarios where this is commonly needed for some customers who must restructure or realign and be able to migrate from one area of SharePoint Online to another. Just in general as well this would be a handy option to have.

    Could this please be considered as a future improvement to the SharePoint Migration Tool including support with bulk migrations for SharePoint Online as a source. Thanks.

    189 votes
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    28 comments  ·  Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for bringing this suggestion to our attention. While the SharePoint migration investments have been focused on helping the on-prem customer transition to OneDrive and SharePoint in Office 365 using the SharePoint migration tool, we acknowledge that there are additional scenarios like the ones explained in this suggestion that are not covered yet. We are currently considering various options to solve those scenarios, but we cannot commit to anything at this point. Please continue bringing great suggestions to our attention like this one.

  2. Hybrid Office Web Apps

    We currently have to maintain on-prem OWA server(s) to handle on-prem document previews (even in new Hybrid search), and of course in-browser document editing/viewing. This experience will undoubtedly become fragmented from Office Online as MS adds features to the cloud platform.

    I would really like to leverage the Office 365 Online apps to preview/view/edit documents hosted on-prem. This is really the last piece of the hybrid puzzle for us.

    57 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Hybrid  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Delve Integration

    I would like the Delve UX in my SharePoint onprem environment and also have my onprem events from SharePoint, Lync, Exchange and custom sources added to my company's Office graph. The solution may be Hybrid, but integration should be easy to setup and configure.

    52 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Hybrid  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Support Hybrid Search on premise with a SAML authentication mode

    Allow ADFS users to search on premise on their Online AND Onpremise content. ADFS is the only way to provide SSO between Online and OnPremise environment but cannot be used because of the ACL mapping in the Cloud SSA when returning results OnPremise.

    40 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Hybrid  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. add custom mime-type

    add custom mime-type (such as .svg file) to IIS so that it can open directly in browser other than download it

    38 votes
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    10 comments  ·  Hybrid  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Improve Site.LastItemModifiedDate

    The LastItemModifiedDate property of the site object in Office 365 reports the last time an item in the site was modified by either the system or a user. This causes a problem for anyone or any tool trying to do activity reporting to determine the last time a site was modified by a user. Please create a LastItemModifiedByUserDate and/or LastItemModifiedBySystemDate to allow us to distinguish the two.

    33 votes
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    3 comments  ·  SharePoint Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. App Launcher on prem

    Bring the App launcher ribbon form O365 to on Prem and allow use to administer what icons/links appear form central admin.

    This would allow the use of SharePoint as a landing page company wide with links to all corporate applications on SharePoint and external.

    29 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Hybrid  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Support TargetListRelativePath in SharePoint Migration Tool UI

    It would save us a lot of time and hassle if we could specify the target folder in the UI instead of having to export and edit the JSON file to do it.

    28 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. migrate SharePoint 2016 to O365

    We have a few SharePoint 2016 sites that we would like to have migrated to Office365 but I'm not able to find an easy way to do this. I tried to save list as template to get some of the content there but the data didn't import correctly. There needs to be a way to migrate SharePoint 2016 to O365 fully.

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

    Thank you for providing feedback. We do have in the plans to bring support for SharePoint 2016 as a source in the SharePoint Migration tool. While we can’t commit to a timeline right now we are working on enabling the SharePoint 2010 first then move on to 2016 based on current feedback.

  10. Enable MFA for SharePoint Hybrid Config Wizard

    Currently the Hybrid Config Wizard is unable to accept accounts which are protected by Azure MFA, including app passwords.

    Please allow the use of MFA in the Hybrid Config Wizard so we can protect all elevated access accounts in O365.

    22 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Hybrid  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Support for SharePoint 2010

    Support for migrate from SharePoint 2010 to SPO

    21 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Outlook Integration of Tasks

    The default emails that are sent for an approval workflow are broken. The idea is that users can click on the "Open this Task" button directly within Outlook. But this button is broken (since 2010?)
    Beside that there is no such button when using Outlook Web Access.

    Therefore there is no way direktly hup into the according task to edit this approval workflow.

    This issue should be fixed and the email itself should contain a link to approve or reject this wf directly.

    20 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Hybrid  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Allow migration of Library structure but not take content. Popular request from customers

    Third party tools such as ShareGate and Metalogix allows the customer to migrate libraries with an option (setting) to leave behind the content. This is very common request from our customers needing to cleanup sites/content before migration but allows the migration of site structure. I have been asked if this is possible many time and I can only recomment using a 3rd party tool. This would be a great addition to our migration tool.

    19 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. 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.

    16 votes
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  15. Lower the permission requirements to view Site Usage Reports

    At present, you need Full Control to view Site Usage Reports. This seems unnecessary to view what is an on-demand obfuscated report. It should be a case of granting someone ‘View Web Analytics Data - View reports on Web site usage’ permission rather than resorting to Full Control just so a VIP can see how his site is used.

    14 votes
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    1 comment  ·  SharePoint Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. 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

    12 votes
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  17. Include timebased information like CreationDate,ModifiedDate and LastAccessedDate in the scan reports

    Include timebased information like CreationDate,ModifiedDate and LastAccessedDate in the scan reports to gain insights on data in fileshares or SharePoint that might require archiving or disposition opposed to migration. By including this in the reports, these can be used for further processing.

    11 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. 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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  19. make the calendar overlay easily customizable...ie see description

    Please make the calendar overlay more customizable. At this time, if I overlay multiple calendars and see that I don't like the order in which the events appear on the main calendar, I have to delete all the existing overlaid calendars and start over completely. For any group like the ones I work with where there might be 4 calendars and 2 items on each calendar for any given day, deleting and starting over is not an option, so I have to go in and make sure that everyone knows "Please be sure to look at all items in a…

    11 votes
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    2 comments  ·  SharePoint Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. 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 !!!

    9 votes
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