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  1. The sharing functionality to easily enable externaly users access to file needs to be moved into a top level menu.

    The sharing functionality to easily enable externally users access to files and set permissions needs to be moved into a top level menu. The ability to provide limited access to certain folders and functions within those folders is too hard.

    You should not have to create a user and member of an outlook group to provide basic sharing features that were too braod or narrow. This was very frustrating.

    Apparently the only way around this would be to change some settings in PowerShell which seemed counter intuitive to the core functionality of SharePoint.

    The work around for me was to…

    1 vote
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  2. Add the ability to create a communication site on / instead of /sites/contoso

    It would be great to be able to create a communication site on / instead of /sites/contoso. Could you please add this ability?

    16 votes
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  3. the picture automatic switching function is disabled

    Following the release of the Office 365 CDN, the picture automatic switching function is disabled by default on “Picture Library Slideshow Web Part”.
    If you want to use the picture automatic switching function, you need to register the “Picture Library” r in Office 365 CDN.
    But using PowerShell command is the only way to register in the library.
    It would be really helpful if there’s a way to register library in Office 365 CDN from UI.

    3 votes
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  4. SharePoint Online - Site Collection Creation Date (PowerShell)

    Many times we find out its important to us (IT) and our companies to know when a Site Collection was created and by using what account. the site owner can be changed, so its not useful for auditing

    17 votes
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  5. Provide a powershell or csom interface to allow files that have been uploaded but not checked in to be checked in en masse by administrator

    There is a feature called "Manage files with no checked in version." But this requires the admin to check individual files and take ownership and then check in the files. There needs to be a way for admins/SCAs to programmaticly take ownership and check in files. Currently once the admin has taken ownership, then a PowerShell script can be run, but the take ownership portion is manual.

    6 votes
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  6. Record Center : FLOW events need to trigger with Content Organizer rules to send notification on retention details

    FLOW events need to trigger with Content Organizer rules to send notifications on retention details when use with record center

    1 vote
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  7. Provide powershell functionality for all settings done in the Admin Center

    We are configuring our SharePoint Online / OneDrive For Business automatically by powershell scripts. Unfortunately, you can not script all Settings, so we have to do them manually in the Admin Center. Such Settings are:
    - MySite Pre-Provisioning
    - Restrict MySite Pre-Provisioning
    - My Site Cleanup Secondary Owner
    - Script Setting that controls whether or not the ‘Copy to SharePoint’ button will appear in OneDrive
    - Ability to enable/disable IRM for OneDrive Globally
    - Ability to enable/disable IRM for individual OneDrive Sites
    - My Site Secondary Admin
    - Links to Office Applications

    Automating those Settings would help us copying Settings…

    8 votes
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  8. Create Site Policy through PowerShell

    Add cmdlets to create, edit, and remove Site Policies through PowerShell.

    11 votes
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  9. At some point it would be nice to show the SharePoint folders in Alphabetical order...permanently, rather than having to sort each time.

    Be able to show SharePoint Folders alphabetically as the default, rather than having them show up in order they were created.

    2 votes
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  10. SET-SPOSite -NewUrl

    In PowerShell looks like there is a "-NewUrl" parameter but you can't be changed this really is a problem when you manage many site collections, is there any workaround for this?

    7 votes
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  11. Wish to use OneDrive for Business synchronizing client within roaming profil

    I am using some roaming profiles since my users move within their facilities and they sign in with their own users' accounts from the PCs set in their destinations. Consequently, I would like to use a synchronizing client even in the roaming profiles we use because I want to operate the files on Cloud with IE browse no matter which PCs my users sign in with.

    1 vote
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  12. Wish for bulk confirmation or output-option of user rights granted on OneDrive for Business

    Currently, confirming user rights on OneDrive for Business requires to either the overview screen of rights granted to OneDrive for Business itself and the screen that shows rights granted to individual items for each individual user.
    As checking the individual items again requires to open their respective screens, this can be a time-consuming and tedious process when handling a large number of users.
    It would be nice if there was one condensed screen showing, or a PowerShell command or function allowing to output and bulk check, all rights that the users within a tenant a currently holding.

    8 votes
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  13. PS Command to gather the SharePoint ULS Logs for any correlation errors or logs in a specific time frame

    PS Command to gather the SharePoint ULS Logs for any correlation errors or logs in a specific time frame

    10 votes
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  14. Expand SPO Powershell Capability

    Current PowerShell cmdlets available to administer SharePoint Online don't have enough functionality at or below the Site Collection level.

    I would like to see more of the on-prem cmdlet functionality migrated to SPO to be able to gather configuration data, site hierarchy, site / document library permissions, and other such information to quickly build documentation and reports.

    Having to learn and use CSOM seems like a step backwards.

    21 votes
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  15. Add SharePoint PowerShell Module to Azure Gallery

    It'd be great if you could include the latest Microsoft.Online.SharePoint.PowerShell Module in the Azure gallery so that it can easily be loaded and referenced by runbooks.

    6 votes
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  16. Replace PowerShell Snapin with a Module

    Get rid of the legacy (v1) PowerShell Snapin and replace it with a PowerShell Module - like every other

    5 votes
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  17. DirSync Dirstribution Lists and Security Groups from office365 onto Sharepoint

    DirSync Dirstribution Lists and Security Groups from office365 onto Sharepoint, without the usage of Dynamic Groups or with so everytime someone is updated in a DL to be synched onto sharepoint, thank you

    1 vote
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  18. Allow access to Developer Dashboard via PowerShell in SP2010 and Sp2013

    Allow cmdlets or create a web service document that would allow PowerShell to gather site data based on Developer Dashboard. Admins would love to build a dashboard showing current response times to specific high-profile sites, and developer dashboard does just that. The data that DD gathers would be perfect for a scheduled task to gather and present on a dashboard site.

    1 vote
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  19. 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 <a rel="nofollow noreferrer" href="https://site/web">https://site/web</a>
    

    and get * properties with $web.AnyPropertyILike
    There isn't enough room here to paste script I need to do this in SPO

    4 votes
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  20. powershell and sharepoint online and top navigation

    create a powershell mechanism that allows one to add items to the top navigation bar to a sharepoint online site.

    5 votes
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