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  1. Allowing other user properties in AD sync with SharePoint Online User Profile

    We need to populate all other SharePoint Online User Profiles that are missing. The User profiles are available in AD and Azure AD. But not in SharePoint Online.

    Bulk import is high maintenance. we need a permanent solution of automatic synchronization from Azure AD/Office365.

    4 votes
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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Hide sharepoint member list from other sharepoint members

    It would be a useful option to add hide group members from sharepoint group list. If a company wanted to share say a bid or contract via sharepoint bidders would be able to see who they are bidding against just by clicking the site member list. This is just one use case but I'm sure there are others.

    1 vote
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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.

    2 votes
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  7. Sync Assistant Attribute from Azure AD

    The standard assistant field is not synced from Azure AD into the SharePoint UPS. This is a standard attribute that should be synced.

    1 vote
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  8. Allow us to trigger SharePoint Online User Profile Sync... and give us the ability to see the timer job schedule

    Currently we can wait from 5 minutes to 48 hours to see User Profiles Properties Sync from AAD to the SharePoint Online User Profile Service.. I've even see it take 72 hours.

    This is a problem, especially when we use manager fields to workflows and approval processes.

    It would be nice to be able to tirgger a profile sync, and view the profile sync schedule to we are aware of the wait times.

    1 vote
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  9. 1 vote
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  10. Ability to assign different default group views to user groups

    Create the ability to assign a different default group view (how documents are grouped and sorted as default on site(s)) to different user groups vs. 1 default view for the entire organization.

    1 vote
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  11. 1 vote
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  12. 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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  13. Make the Apply button work on Sharepoint for removing adding fields in the Charts, Admin page.

    Make the Apply button work on Sharepoint for removing adding fields in the Charts, Admin page.

    1 vote
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  14. 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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  15. Create user profiles in SPO for shared mailboxes (EDU tenants)

    Our university is an EDU tenant of Microsoft, and we have a lot of shared mailboxes (as unlicensed users, sync'd from AD > AAD > SPO).
    From time to time, SharePoint site admins wants to use such mailboxes to be the central contact point for enquiries etc, and the best way to do it is to put it up as the "page author".

    However, because it is an EDU tenant, unlicensed users do not get user profiles created in User Profile application (UPA), and show up as "external users" when they are entered, or email address is entered in people…

    1 vote
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  16. fix or povide initial option

    Please provide an option to set the order of initials in SharePoint so that it can use FML or LMF. '
    Thank youy

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  17. 1 vote
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  18. I would like to have the City and Country attributes in User Profile attributes

    I dont find the City and Country attributes in the User Profile attributes for the users though the attributes exists in Active Directory. Please add the two attributes in User Profile as well.

    20 votes
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  19. Managing User Profile Properties with Delve

    Managing User Profile Properties: be able to show on the Delve welcome page what we want to show from user properties! It's urgent to be able to do that!

    10 votes
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  20. expand the cmdlet feature enabling me to get accessed the user profiles on SharePoint admin center.

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):SharePoint 管理センターのユーザー プロファイルにアプローチが可能なコマンドレットの機能拡充希望

    Wishing to implement the feature of cmdlet to access to the user profiles on SharePoint admin center.

    ■Description_JP (内容):既定のコマンドレットでは SharePoint 管理センターのユーザー プロファイルを変更することが出来ない。ユーザー数が多く GUI 上での変更を行う際に多くの工数がかかるため、既定機能でのユーザー プロファイルの編集が可能なコマンドレットの実装を希望します。 

    I am currently unable to change the user profiles on SharePoint admin center even if I use the default cmdlet. To decrease the workloads in case a number of users change their profiles on GUI, I hope the cmdlet to be implemented that could enable me to edit user profiles along with a default feature.

    7 votes
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