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  1. Add "quick notes" to the Tasks on top of a Project Site on the Timeline

    So after adding a task, and adding a column to tasks called "Notes" where you list what to do with this task or what items need to be complete to complete the task, if I hover my mouse above on the Timeline on that specific task, I would like it to show those "Notes" in a quick view. This is the only feature that prevents Project Sites from being a fully usable SCRUM board for business organization and Project Management.

    5 votes

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  2. Sync the profile information of inactive users

    User profile information cannot be updated if the user is determined as an inactive user in Site Collection when updating the profile information in SharePoint Online.

    It is possible to set inactive user information as an active user with cmdlet in SharePoint Server, but there is no such feature in SPO.

    If you want to set an inactive user as an active user, you have to add a permission individually in SPO and there is no way to do so with Windows PowerShell cmdlet. As a result, you don’t have efficient management.

    So, I would like to efficiently manage the…

    5 votes

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  3. Use User Profile Properites everywhere in Office 365

    It would be nice, if the SharePoint User Profile properties could be used everywhere in O365. For example we would like to define a display template in the People app, that displays some user profile properies.

    Generally we have now to many places to store user properties: Exchange, O365 User Administration, SharePoint.

    4 votes

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  4. I want to prevent my profile picture from syncing with other products プロフィール写真を他の製品で同期しないように設定したい

    The profile picture you set up in Delve , SharePoint Online , Teams, etc. will also be reflected in Outlook (ExchangeOnline), so please be able to set it for each product

    Delve , SharePoint Online , Teams などで設定したプロフィール画像が Outlook ( ExchangeOnline ) にも反映されてしまうので、各製品ごとに設定できるようにしてほしい

    3 votes

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  5. want to get report of external sharing contains document name, name of external user and who has shared this document.

    want to get report of external sharing contains document name, name of external user and who has shared this document.

    3 votes

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  6. Multiple managers in Azure AD user profile

    I would like to be able to assign more than one manager to a user profile.

    Our staff can work across several departments, so this would make the organisational chart useful, whereas it isn't right now.

    3 votes

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  7. Change Manage User Profiles Page to a Filtered View

    Sharepoint admin center under User Profiles > Manage User Profiles should show all user profiles and the "Find profiles" should be changed to a "filtered view" selecting users in a semicolon-delimited list.

    3 votes

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  8. Feature for changing multiple user profile pictures

    I think it would be convenient for admins to change multiple user profile pictures in SharePoint admin center at a time.

    3 votes

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  9. User Profile Service Sync Containers

    When updating User Profile Service Sync Containers for Microsoft Active Directory OU (Organizational Units) it is painful to have to select an OU with a sub OU in it, and the whole section refreshes when you expand it and you have to go to TOP again and then scroll down to where you were. You can't be productive doing this and it is easy to make a mistake!

    3 votes

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  10. UPN change wont update document properties of your files

    Whenever the UPN of a user changes (e.g. domain consolidation, acquiring another company or simply due to marriage) the document properties (e.g. author or editor) of all your files on SharePoint or OneDrive wont update automatically.

    This leads to issues when user search for their files as they are not found under the new UPN
    Also if you use webparts which are based on these properties (e.g. show my last modified files) they wont come up with correct results.

    Please vote so that the Product Group consider to fix this situation!

    2 votes

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  11. Powershell Command to Repair Groups in upa.MemberGroup Table

    We ran into an issue where workflows and audience memberships were failing for users that were part of nested AD groups. The workaround solution given by Support was not a viable solution and would have been very cumbersome to maintain. Understanding the huge risk in editing the SP database, I deleted one AD group, ran a full synch (we are on SP2016, on prem, using AD Import, not FIMS\MIMS) and the problem was resolved for the members of the deleted group. I then did this for multiple other groups that were having this issue and all of the symptoms were…

    2 votes

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  12. unmark my sites which are scheduled for deletion once it is marked by Timer jobs or PowerShell


    1. You are temporarily disabling the users in AD. After few days you will make the accounts active again. But even though accounts become active in SharePoint their mysites are marked for deletion - suggest to change the whole logic, it should unmark for deletion.

    2. Even if the user doesn't have a mysite created an email is being sent to his manager with URL of his user info page - suggest to remove the link if user doesn't have any my site created before.

    2 votes

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  13. Cannot Seach on Newly added user profile fields

    I was informed by Microsoft senior engineer that SharePoint Online not able to perform search on newly added user profile field.

    eg: Technical Skill : Management

    It seems to me that SharePoint Online functions are very limited and not user friendly toward end user.

    2 votes

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  14. Sections in user profiles

    Please display the user profile sections too; this makes it easier to find them.

    2 votes

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  15. Concatenation of user profile property mapping

    There should be a flexibilty to merge two mapping for single user property. I have a oracle database and i have some value there also i have some details related to user in another Active Directory attribute.

    I want to merge these valyue from BDC and AD to create the custom property value. It will really help in such cases.

    2 votes

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  16. Ability to force Azure to resync SharePoint profiles

    There are times the user profile service is missing users listed in Azure even though they are licensed for SharePoint. Instead of having to call MS to run a re-sync process, it would be nice to have a button that says "resync tenant" or "resync the specified user"

    1 vote

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  17. SharePoint User Profile Synch profile Picture naming

    currently the naming follows sAMAccountname_MThumb.jpg
    this is NOT unique in multi domain environemnts.

    please change it (like already done for MySites) in domainsAMAccountnameMThunb.jpg

    This will avoid that in case there are "duplicate" users the overridig of Profile Pictures

    1 vote

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  18. Remove Orphan Users from SharePoint Online sites

    Once any user leaves the organization and their account gets deleted from the Active Directory, we can still see those users added to permissions on the sites.
    It will good if there is any PowerShell script to identify all such Orphan users in the tenant and remove them.

    1 vote

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  19. Enable User Profile Photo Sync for On-Prem Exchange Users

    We should have the option to set whether SharePoint Online UPS will sync in user profile photos from Exchange Online, including for those users that still have mailboxes on-prem in a hybrid scenario. In this case, those users already have photos in Active Directory, which are sync'd to Azure AD (thumbnailPhoto attribute). Yes, I know these are low quality pictures. But low qualify pictures are better than no picture when doing people search in SharePoint. These photos are already available in Exchange Online (even when the user's mailbox is on-prem), but SharePoint Online does not pull them in.

    -Having user's…

    1 vote

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  20. Allow a download of all Users with their last login date & permission levels

    An option to list all configured Users with their a) Last login-date, and b) Access permissions in a table formatwhich can also be downloaded.

    1 vote

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