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  1. 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 →
    • 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 →
      • Full-featured SharePoint Online Management Shell

        Full-featured SharePoint Online Management Shell
        If not a full suite of Cmdlets (currently SPO's ~35 plays On-Premises 730+), can we please at least have CSOM load all attributes of an object?
        On premises I can do:
        $Web = get-spweb https://site/web
        and get * properties with $web.AnyPropertyILike
        There isn't enough room here to paste script I need to do this in SPO

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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 →
          • 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 →
            • Support SAML auth on SharePoint 2019 modern OneDrive Sync client

              Our goal is to enable Extranet connectivity for SharePoint 2019 with support for the OneDrive Synchronization client (also known as the Next Generation Synch Client - NGSC).

              During our investigation we found that, while the NGSC worked successfully with NTLM authentication worked, it did not work with SAML claims authentication.

              SharePoint 2019 supports the use of SAML 1.1 but the NGSC does not. The product group is investigating the possibility of adding that feature but currently there is no ETA.
              During our call with MS Support we verified that the NGSC does not even pass cookies;
              However when we are…

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                0 comments  ·  Hybrid OneDrive  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Add Wiki Page Library Support to SharePoint Migration Tool

                Add support for Wiki Page Library to SharePoint Migration Tool v2

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                  0 comments  ·  SharePoint Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                  • 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

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                    • Assign metadata to files added to document library using MS migration tool

                      The current migration tool works well in transferring metadata already attached to the files (date/time, last user, etc.). There is currently no way to assign metadata required in the destination library to the files during migration, and the migration tool also ignores any default metadata assigned to the destination library (those values added automatically when files are added). You have to either update the values manually or use another tool like PowerShell.

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                      • 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

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                        • Latest version of Migration Tool lost my migration job

                          Latest version of Migration Tool lost the completed migration job so I am unable to perform an incremental upload. Had fully uploaded the data successfully and selected to save the job for future incremental uploads as per documentation online, however, when launching the tool it has updated and has lost my migration job so I can do an incremental upload!!! Spoke with Microsoft support and they are aware of this issue but was advised to provide feedback here, it would be great if this latest release of the app can bring back my migration job as I cannot afford to…

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                            0 comments  ·  SharePoint Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Offline Mode for SharePoint Migration Tool

                            Offline Mode for SharePoint Migration Tool - The SharePoint Migration Tool requires the end user to enter in credentials to an O365 instance. In my scenario, we are currently blocked from accessing login gateways related to O365, but are currently working towards migrating to O365 as a solution. It would be nice to get the insights that the SharePoint Migration Tool provides in its reports without a set of O365 credentials. I.E. if credentials to O365 are not provided, place the Migration Tool into a REPORT ONLY state.

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                              3 comments  ·  SharePoint Migration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Add Popularity Trend Reports support for SharePoint Hybrid / SPO

                              As described here: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/ronalg/2016/11/21/hybrid-search-and-search-popularity-trend-reports/ Popularity Trend Reports are not available in hybrid scenarios as "the view events are not passed on to the search farm that is in the cloud". Include this functionality or provide an alternative in a future release

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                                0 comments  ·  Hybrid Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Crawled properties from on-premises farms

                                Crawled properties from on-premises farms should be added to O365 in Hybrid search (cloud index) scenario.

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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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                                    • The blog archive is not being classified correctly

                                      When selecting any view other than the “Modern View” in “Select View” for “Post Web Parts” at “Edit Page” after displaying the archive by month, the “by month” filter fails and the same posts are being displayed for different months.
                                      When setting the “Summary View”, the “Edit Current View” option that is being displayed in ther views is no longer displayed and it might work as a work-around for the symptom, but it makes the option to select a different view meaningless.

                                      I would like for you to ensure that the classification in the “monthly” filter works properly.
                                      If that`s…

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                                      • 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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                                        • The "Shared With" column displays users who no longer have access to a document in SharePoint Online

                                          Why is this behaviour by design? confusing is an understatement - please sort out (you could create another column called 'previously shared with')

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