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  1. Add "People with Existing Access" to the Default Link Types under SharePoint Admin Center's sharing options.

    Add "People with Existing Access" to the Default Link Types under SharePoint Admin Center's sharing options.

    573 votes
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    89 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. SharePoint Management Shell/Central Administration Auditing

    Currently, when an administrator performs an action in the Management Shell/Central Administration, most of the data regarding who and what action took place is not recorded. This makes auditing impossible when there are multiple administrators managing the farm. I would propose putting auditing controls in for the SharePoint Management Shell and Central Administration, to record who and what changes were made.

    239 votes
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    18 comments  ·  on-premise Central Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Customizing the Sharepoint home page showing frequent sites and suggested sites

    Customizing the Sharepoint home page showing frequent sites and suggested sites, since there are confidential sites that should not be displayed to users of the system

    208 votes
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    thinking about it  ·  38 comments  ·  Customizations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Add a "Show PowerShell" button to each wizard/dialog in SharePoint Central Admin.

    In SharePoint Central Administration, it's common knowledge that nearly everything you can do has a PowerShell counterpart. Thus, each wizard / dialog in SharePoint ought to show the equivalent PowerShell command / technique, so the administrator could save some steps in the future. It is also a handy way to learn how to use the cmdlets.

    I have seen this capability in other Microsoft products, such as SQL Server Management Studio and the Windows 2012 Server Manager. SP 2016 could definitely benefit from this as well.

    152 votes
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    3 comments  ·  on-premise Central Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. SharePoint and SharePoint Online Change Log

    I'd like to see a change log to SharePoint On-Premises and SharePoint Online and of course the rest of the services/servers.

    What I have in mind is a chronological, grouped by CU/PU/SP for on-premises versions and by date for the services, change log with all the changes to API's, PowerShell cmdlets and features. Very much like the Office Roadmap.

    For instance in the July SharePoint CU we have a new addition to the cmdlets that allows us to bypass the search protocol handlers. In August we had a security update that change the EnableScript for Ribbon buttons added by apps…

    29 votes
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