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  1. Enable CMIS in Sharepoint Online

    Since OneDrive for Business on the Macintosh does not sync Sharepoint Libraries or Team Sites, I was excited to find an open source sync client called CmisSync. I installed it on my Mac, only to find it will sync with Sharepoint on premise, but not Sharepoint online. Apparently Microsoft failed to enable CMIS in Sharepoint Online. This is a request to review and reconsider this feature. Alternatively, please fix the new OneDrive (DF) client so that I can sync said libraries.

    20 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. A feature to set default values for version management for the entire tenant

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    テナント全体でバージョン管理の既定値を設定する機能の拡充
    A feature to set default values for version management for the entire tenant


    ■Description(内容):
    SharePoint Online、及び OneDrive for Business におけるバージョン管理が現在はドキュメント ライブラリ毎に設定する必要がある。 そのためサイト、ドキュメント ライブラリ毎に設定が必要となる。 さらなる作業効率化のため、テナントで一括でバージョン管理の初期値を設定できる機能の拡充を希望します。​
    Currently version management for SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business needs to be set separately in the document library. As a result settings are required for every site and document library. We hope the feature will be improved to set default values for version management using the tenant so as to improve work efficiency.

    18 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Allow CSP admin (delegated administrator) to manage SharePoint site collections

    Being MIcrosoft's Cloud Solution Provider (CSP), I have to manage users, groups and permissions of Site Collections in my customer’s tenant using PowerShell/CSOM as CSP administrator (delegated administrator).

    The requirement is, I cannot use credentials of global admin and Site Collection admin to perform above mentioned tasks. The only credentials I have are of CSP Admin (delegated admin).

    Although, there is an option to add support partner "Add Support Partner" (Foreign principal for "Company" in Role "TenantAdmins" (Global Microsoft Support Tenant Contract)) in SharePoitn Online admin portal . But there is no API or PowerShell commands to add support partner…

    18 votes
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  4. 365 – SharePoint Online, Usage and Activity Reports

    We need information on user with ID activity per site collection with URL, which user has opened, changed, synched, downloaded, published files within which site collection with URL. Currently the tenant admin report shows cumulative data: nr of files opened synched etc. per user, but not clear in which site collections and vice versa nr of files edited within a site collection but without information on the users. Users activity on particular site collection is indeed the most important usage statistic, in order to answer the simple question " who is using what in sharepoint".

    18 votes
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  5. Enable SharePoint Online Usage Logging

    Please enable SharePoint Online usage logging on tenants or allow each tenant to disable or enable as needed.

    We are unable to determine when SharePoint Online sites have last had user activity on it. This will help as part of our overall governance process and perform some necessary cleanup of unused SharePoint Online sites. Microsoft resource confirmed this solution is disabled across all tenants. A powershell command - Get-SPOSite -limit all -Detailed | select * provides inaccurate information as a backend process can run and impact the last modified date.

    18 votes
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  6. Duplicate a site OR Save site as template

    Saving site as a template is only available in onpremise SharePoint. Being able to duplicate a site or save it as template is essential for SharePoint admins' productivity as it is needed to sometimes use the template of another site on a different project or to troubleshoot workflows or errors in SharePoint.

    16 votes
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  7. Change banner message when site is under the Closed policy and Read-Only

    While using the Site Closure policy to set the site collections to Read-Only the banner message is not correct.

    While the Modern pages display the message: "SharePoint sites are read-only right now while we do some maintenance. We apologize for the inconvenience." the Classic pages show "This site is read only at the site collection administrator's request."

    The later is more reflective of what we're trying to achieve.

    The procedure I'm referring to is: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/use-policies-for-site-closure-and-deletion-a8280d82-27fd-48c5-9adf-8a5431208ba5

    15 votes
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  8. User wants to add a feature that could display file numbers right after Folders on Document Library

    In order to manage Document Library (how many files are in a Folder) easily, apart from the way to display "Item Child Count" Column on Document Library View, user wants to add a feature that could display the count of file numbers right after each Folder.

    SharePointのドキュメントライブラリで、フォルダ内のファイル数表示させたいが、既存の「子アイテムの数」列をビューに表示させる方法以外に、フォルダーの右側に括弧などを付けて、ファイルの数を表示させたいです。

    15 votes
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  9. SharePoint Admin Center Show All Storage Allocation Used and ALL Site Collections

    SharePoint Admin Center needs to show the correct storage allocation being used by ALL products that take away from a tenant's storage allocation. This would include Office 365 Groups that now create site collections and the Office 365 Video channels that also take away from your total storage allocation. Also, the SharePoint Admin Center should show all site collections (those created from Office 365 Groups and from the Video channel). Right now, no one gets a clear picture of how much storage they are truly using if Video Channels or Office 365 Groups have been created.

    15 votes
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  10. Allow Managed Path defaults for both Team Sites and Communication Sites

    Currently, the SharePoint Online admin center allows you to configure a "default" managed path (i.e. /teams/ or /sites/) for newly created sites.

    This configuration under Admin Center > Settings > Site Creation reads as: "Create Team sites under [DROPDOWN]".

    Despite the mention of Team Sites here specifically, the same default is being applied to Communication Sites as they're created outside of the admin center.

    A default managed path should be allowed to be configured for both Team Sites and Communication Sites independently.

    Example:
    Human Resources (HR) requires both a private area to collaborate securely on employee data but also needs…

    14 votes
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  11. Prevent AAD Security Groups from appearing in SharePoint Online People Picker

    Would like to be able to prevent/hide AD Security Groups(that are used for Group Based Licensing) from showing up in SharePoint Online People Picker. This is necessary to ensure that these groups are not being used for anything outside of licensing entitlements.

    14 votes
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  12. Allow custom domains for sharepoint sites/site collections.

    Allow custom domains for sharepoint portals and team sites.

    14 votes
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  13. Exclude Conditional Access Policy on SharePoint Online for external users

    The option to apply Conditional Access Policies (CAS) on SharePoint Online is a great relief. This will definitely help assure access to our user base is only from defined IP ranges. We leverage TeamSites predominantly for internal collaboration (98%) and we also use TeamSites for external sharing for collaboration (2%) with our vendors.

    We would like to leverage CAS for our internal users so that they access the content only from intranet. If we leverage CAS - it will prevent external users from accessing our tenant. How can we we best use both the offering i.e External Sharing and Conditional…

    14 votes
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  14. Enable auditing of file actions (open, view etc.) on SharePoint Online

    SharePoint Online would solve numerous problems for our business but our involvement with certain organisations means we have to have a full audit trail of when every policy document gets opened, viewed etc. Without this we can't implement SharePoint online and we don't have the resources for an on premises option.

    14 votes
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  15. Please make the "Show or Hide" setting possible for every single user for all usable apps

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    利用可能なアプリについて "表示または非表示" 設定をユーザーごと可能となるように
    Please make the "Show or Hide" setting possible for every single user for all usable apps


    ■Description(内容):
    アプリランチャーのタイル (SharePoint Online など利用可能なアプリ) を、ユーザーごとに "表示または非表示" 設定が可能になることを希望。※アプリ自体を "表示または非表示" にすることで、ユーザーの利用制限をあらかじめ設定でき、管理がしやすい。
    We hope that the "Show or Hide" setting for the app launcher tile (useable apps like SharePoint Online etc.) can be set for every single user. *By changing the "Show or Hide" setting for the app itself, user usage restrictions can be set in advance and becomes easier to manage.

    13 votes
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  16. 13 votes
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  17. Option to hide sync button for all sharepoint libraries / groups

    Like with the option to hide the sync button for all onedrive business accounts. Please provide a way to hide the sync button for all Sharepoint libraries / groups. We currently 700 groups and its impossible to do this on each individual group.

    13 votes
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  18. Allow for customization of Suggested sites...

    There are Suggested sites, Recommended sites, Managed Sites and Followed sites. But how does that classification even work?

    Is there a way to edit Suggested sites?
    The new landing page has a list of four but it appears to be read only. Is there no customization allowed for this new experience?

    13 votes
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  19. Enable download of .aspx, .html pages with js, css, images (jpeg, jpg, png, gif etc.,) while Conditional Access Policy is applied.

    Please enable download of .aspx, .html pages with js, css, images (jpeg, jpg, png, gif etc.,) while Conditional Access Policy is applied from Azure Portal and enforced for SPO sites as “Allow limited, web-only access”.

    12 votes
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  20. "Share" and "Copy Link" Default Setting

    The "Share" and "Copy Link" functionality, as designed, in SharePoint Online and OneDrive is so dangerous and detrimental, I am writing an entire advisory warning employees of the exposure these could open and the support nightmare they will generate.

    While it will take me some time to write up all the suggested changes to this here, I wanted to get this one out now.

    "People with existing access" needs to be a "Default Link Type" option in the SharePoint Admin “Sharing” settings and should be the default for all new tenants.

    I think there shouldn’t be any other default option…

    12 votes
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