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  1. Set the SharePoint Administrator as "site collection admins" when creating new Modern Team sites and Communication sites. Today t's the grou

    Set the SharePoint Administrator as "site collection admins" when creating new Modern Team sites and Communication sites.
    Today t's the group associated with the team site and even Global Admin cannot access or do anything.
    This is really strange having all members of the group as "site collection admins" and unlogical to not provide SharePoint Admin access to SharePoint sites as it was before. Really hard to manage for us.

    12 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Add Alerting for Sharepoint Online Storage usage as a whole and not just Site Collections

    Currently alerting for storage limits is available for site collections however we use Office 365 Groups Extensively which is not covered under this alerting. As a result, we only receive alerts when we run out of storage space completely. I'd like to see the ability to alert on the SharePoint Online Storage as a whole and not just for site collections

    12 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Allow Tenant admins to determine default for external sharing on site collections

    Microsoft is changing the default for site collections created via group creation or using the Create Site feature to be to allow external sharing. This will allow every site not provisioned by IT to share it's content with external people. I think it would be better to let the tenant admin set the default for sites created without IT provisioning so that companies have the option to default to allow external sharing and IT provision sites that are limited, or default to no external sharing and have IT provision sites that enable it.

    12 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. A way to set the default timezone in SP

    A way to set a default time zone

    12 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Let user decide on default language when creating Office 365 tenancy

    When new tenancy is created, all default site collections are created with the language that corresponds to the country where the company is placed. This is inconvenient and needs to be re-done in cross-country companies. I suggest to let admin decide on language for the default site collections.

    12 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Please add a feature to change the site template to a different type after the site collection is created

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    サイト コレクション作成後にサイトのテンプレートを別の種類に変更できる機能の追加を希望します。
    Please add a feature to change the site template to a different type after the site collection is created


    ■Description(内容):
    チーム サイトおよびコミュニティ サイトを作成後、サイトのテンプレートを別の種類に変更できる機能の追加を希望します。
    We hope that a feature will be added to change the site template to a different type after team sites and community sites are created.

    11 votes
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  7. Create a Read-Only SharePoint Administrator role in Admin Center

    Create a Read-Only SharePoint Administrator role in Admin Center. With this option, a Servicedesk (or other departments/users) can pick up a lot of incident tickets, without changing. In this way they can learn the basics of SharePoint, before they will get the normal SharePoint Admin role, beside that the normal SharePoint Administrators, can use the rest of the time (they don't have to spend of incidents), to be innovative.

    11 votes
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  8. The 5000 threshold should not apply when saving a list as a template without content!

    We are unable to save a document library as a template without content and are getting the 5000 threshold error message. Although the library has 37 000 items this should be absolutely irrelevant when saving a list/library as a template! Surely the list definition (including columns, views, etc.) have nothing to do with how many items are in the list! There are similar occasions when we run into the 5000 list error when it should be irrelevant - as the 5000 limit is a hard wall your customers run into I suggest Microsoft develop a way to log errors to…

    11 votes
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  9. User override for domain based blacklist

    Allow specific users the ability to have an override for a domain based blacklist if the person doing the sharing is a member of a specific AD group. This functionality should be available for both SharePoint and OneDrive for Business Sites.

    11 votes
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  10. Give users ability to stop sharing with contribute share permissions

    We use many sharepoint Online sites for document management.

    Users either have Read or Contribute share permissions.

    ON the folders where they have contribute permissions they can share folders, but they cannot stop sharing.
    This is a major issue, why enable users to share when they aren't able to remove them.
    Would be great to enable users with Contribute share permission to remove shares they created,

    11 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Enable Office 365 Tenant Sign-Up to provide selectable option for default SPO language

    When creating a new Office 365 Tenant, your SPO default language is determined typically by the language of the marketing page you signed up from - e.g. https://products.office.com/en-gb/business/compare-more-office-365-for-business-plans or https://products.office.com/de-DE/business/compare-more-office-365-for-business-plans?omkt=de-DE the latter being German and former English.

    This may mean that the default language provided for SPO is not what you intended it to be, e.g. English instead of French or German instead of English. Some organizations want to have a default language that suits their business needs.

    There is no easy way to change this to your language of choice once your tenant is created. Also, there is no…

    11 votes
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  12. Trace who printed documents from SharePoint

    Track who among the Office 365 users have printed a document from a SharePoint site. Currently, only downloads or sync of SharePoint documents can be audited but there is no option yet to audit or review who have printed the SharePoint documents.

    10 votes
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  13. "Last activity (UTC)" of sites should be exported as UTC in CSV

    SharePoint Admins can export a list of all sites as a CSV file from active sites page in the modern SharePoint admin center.
    The value of [Last activity (UTC)] column is exported as date & time of PST/PDT. It should be DATE of UTC.

    10 votes
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  14. OneDrive Shareable Links Password protection enforcement for admins

    At present as an admin, you can enforce features like expiry date, etc when sharing links via OneDrive. I'd like the option to enforce the password option for our users

    10 votes
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  15. Teams and SharePoint sites created under the correct URL presidence.

    At present, when a Team or SharePoint site is created it is using the same URL alignment which does not make sense. For example: (user tenant/sites/site name) is what is occurring within our farm. We have access to use "sites" or "team" but when a Team site is created, the URL defaults to (user tenant/sites/site name) instead of being created with (user tenant/teams/site name) Because both Team and SharePoint are using the same URL setup, it is making support a headache because SharePoint Admins do not have access to Team sites. If teams was used in the URL for Team…

    10 votes
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  16. Improved notification of and a means to control the modern user experience roll-out for Office 365

    As pages are upgraded to the modern UI experience, such as the SharePoint landing page that rolled out recently – and more importantly the related search pages – there is currently little notification, and no way to control these pages such that they default to either the classic experience or the modern experience. The customization story doesn’t exist for these pages yet, nor are these pages feature complete from the classic experience. Not having a clear picture on when other pages are rolling out, nor having control over whether we would like to use the modern experience by default or…

    10 votes
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  17. enable renaming or creation of top site names

    Our company has gone through a company rename and there is no way to rename existing or create new sites reflecting the new name.

    10 votes
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  18. All external users that global admin is granting permissions as a Sharepoint Administrator

    All external users that global admin is granting permissions as a Sharepoint Administrator to be able to provide access, permissions without using any global admin account of the tenant

    9 votes
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  19. Restore the original intent of the ShowEveryoneClaim tenant property

    With MC129777 Microsoft changed the functionality of "Set-SPOtenant -ShowEveryoneClaim" so that when set to False, it not only hides "Everyone" from the People Picker, but also prevents External Users from gaining access via "Everyone". Meaning, if you wish to hide "Everyone" in order to control the use of it, but also have it grant External Users access - you are out of luck. MS should add a new property, perhaps "-OmitExternalUsersFromEveryone" and restore the original intent of ShowEveryoneClaim.

    9 votes
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  20. VIEW & MANAGE "Modern" team sites in the SharePoint admin UI

    VIEW & MANAGE "Modern" team sites in the SharePoint admin UI

    9 votes
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