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  1. user profile mapping - export / import settings

    We have huge customization of mapped user data in User Properties in UPS and of course full sync with AD bidirectional. We will welcome some kind of dump of the settings with possibility of scripting (at least export / import settings to UPS)

    15 votes
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    1 comment  ·  SharePoint PowerShell  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. autospinstaller / powershell integrated

    Integrated autospinstaller / script powershell for installation and also for migration for "advanced intallation mode by simple powershell" with a simple interface/gui to enter the configuration and a checklist where enable/disable script code or change it for configure services application, web apps, security, binary, etc.

    2 votes
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    0 comments  ·  SharePoint PowerShell  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Add PowerShell Comlet for Configuration of People Picker

    In SharePoint 2013 and 2010, there isn't PowerShell comlet for configuration of People Picker. The only available command is STSADM, which is documented here
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg602075.aspx

    STSADM is deprecated in 2013 version and a PowerShell equivalent comlet is highly expected. Unfortunately this by far seems to be a forgotten area.

    Therefore, a PowerShell comlet is strongly desired in SharePoint Server 2016. Ideally, the comlet can also be made available backwards in SharePoint Server 2013 and 2010.

    9 votes
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  4. Provisioing Site Collections using CSOM

    Enhance the CSOM API to allow for Site Collection Provisioning, where the quota values can be specified and the content database specified. The Tenant Admin API with correct configuration allows for on-prem. Site Collection provisioning however, this needs enhancement as the functionality for large scale Site Collection creation is insufficient.

    5 votes
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  5. Implement Get-Help -Online in SharePoint Cmdlets

    include the URLs for online cmdlets in SharePoint PowerShell cmdlets so one can call Get-Help -SP -Online like all the other cmdlets Microsoft ship.

    7 votes
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  6. Power Query Data Refresh

    An out-of-the box way to have Power Query refreshing automatically under Excel services or OWA on SharePoint server. This functionality should not be limited for Office365 PowerBI. Thanks!

    7 votes
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  7. How awesome would it be if we were allowed to export a SharePoint environment's configuration into a PowerShell script allowing you to easil

    How awesome would it be if we were allowed to export a SharePoint environment's configuration into a PowerShell script allowing you to easily rebuild your environment. Let's assume I spend 2 hours configuring my SharePoint farm using the GUI, it'd be awesome if I could somehow, within Central Administration, export my environment's configuration (Web Apps, Service Apps, services Enabled, etc). I know this is a long stretch and would probably very hard to accomplish, but it'd be awesome.

    13 votes
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  8. Remove-SpAppPricipal

    Please add a PowerShell command to remove an existing App-Principal (Remove-SpAppPrincipal)

    1 vote
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  9. Scriptable Sync Connections

    Make sure that all parts of the user profile service application is scriptable. Specifically the synchronization connections.

    13 votes
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  10. Better Managed Metadata PowerShell Commands

    We need out of the box commands to move Managed Metadata as a whole or just term groups from one farm to another.

    6 votes
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  11. Add cmdlet to reset user profile service with same settings

    For when service gest stuck in starting of stoppning mode. Clean out timerjobs, configcache etc

    13 votes
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