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  1. Configurable Session Timeout for SharePoint Online

    I would like to increase the Session timeout for SharePoint Online. Allow a SharePoint Admin to configure their own timeout setting. As we Map our SharePoint Sites, 5 days is less than we would like. 30 days would be nice or the ability to set it myself.

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    2 comments  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. In our E3 license, allow us to turn on Office Apps (Word Online, SharePoint, One Drive, etc) Independently

    Currently users cannot get Word Online, Excel Online, PowerPoint Online, Delve, Video Portal, One Note and One Drive unless we enable the SharePoint Online Plan 2.

    While we have no issue with making Word, Excel, PowerPoint, One Note, and SharePoint available to all users, we don't want to open up One Drive until IT has fully vetted it.

    Unfortunately, the option to hide OneDrive can only be toggled on/off for the entire tenant.

    If we could either enable the Office components individually, or choose to hide OneDrive from everyone but users in the IT group, it would allow us much…

    6 votes
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  3. In SharePoint Online Admin, would be good to see the timer job frequencies with your tenancy. During development or configuration

    In SharePoint Online Admin, would be good to see the timer job frequencies with your tenancy. During development or configuration, there are specific tasks that are done in the background i.e. Full Search Crawl, Variation Timer Jobs.
    They do not appear to be consistent with the documented SharePoint 2013 default timer job frequencies.

    6 votes
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  4. 6 votes
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  5. SharePoint Online (Office 365) Site Structure/Tree

    In our tenant space, we have around 120 site collections. Each site collection has sub-sites underneath and those sub-sites have sub-sites in them (nested structure)

    At one point, if an administrator wanted to get a structure (like a tree view or site map) which will give information on all the site collections, sites and sub-sites in the tenant space, there is no other option but to go to each site collection and add a tree view to the left navigation. It would be close to impossible to look into each site collection and use the 'Content and Structure' option in…

    6 votes
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  6. Strong Warning Prior to Activating Publishing Feature

    Since the activation of the publishing features irreversibly changes the regular ability to work with site templates, there needs to be a very strong warning informing the administrator of those irreversible changes. The lack of a warning message such as this caused me considerable problems when I had to recreate site collections and templates to remove the publishing features.

    6 votes
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  7. Wildcards in search fields

    The fields for search users, and all similar fields, should admit wildcards to make work easier.
    Actually, in "user profile admin" option, per example, I must input all alphabet letters to find users, and with 3 users I must input 26 letters if one of them have "z" letter.
    With 5000 or 50000 profiles I do not want think about it.

    6 votes
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  8. Hide team sites created using Microsoft Teams on SharePoint Online

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    Microsoft Teams で作成したチームサイトを SharePoint Online 上で非表示にする
    Hide team sites created using Microsoft Teams on SharePoint Online


    ■Description(内容):
    Microsoft Teams にて作成したチームサイトを SharePoint Online 上でユーザーにたいして非表示にする。​特定のチームサイトを管理者により非表示にする方法

    また、メンバーも非表示にする方法を要望します

    Please hide team sites created using Microsoft Teams for users on SharePoint Online. We hope a method to hide specific team sites can be provided to administrators.

    Also, we hope for methods to hide members as well.

    5 votes
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  9. Regarding the default permissions for the root site of Education plans

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    教育機関向けプランのルート サイトの既定の権限について
    Regarding the default permissions for the root site of Education plans


    ■Description(内容):
    教育機関向けのプランのルート サイト (https://<テナント名>.sharepoint.com) において、"外部ユーザー以外のすべてのユーザー" に編集権限が付与されており、学生ユーザーが意図せずファイルをアップロードしてしまう。
    ファイルのアップロードを行えないようにするため、教育機関向けプランのルート サイトにおける "外部ユーザー以外のすべてのユーザー" の既定の権限を閲覧権限にしてほしい。
    For the root site of Education plans (https://<tenant name>.sharepoint.com), editing permissions have been included in "Everyone except external users" which enables student users to upload files unknowingly.
    In order to make it so that file uploads cannot be done, we hope that the "Everyone except external users" permission for the root site of Education plans can be changed to include only viewing permissions.

    5 votes
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  10. Regarding SharePoint Online Administration Center

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    SharePoint Online 管理センターについて
    Regarding SharePoint Online Administration Center


    ■Description(内容):
    会社によっては、全体管理者が必ずしも IT 知識を保持しているわけではないため、SharePoint Online 管理センターは、エンジニア レベルの知識を持っていないユーザーにとっては非常に分かりづらい。
    また、SharePoint Management Shell を使わないと設定できないことがあるのも、IT 知識のないユーザーにとっては大変であるため、様々な機能に対し、簡単に設定できるように改善してほしい。​
    Depending on the company, the global administrator may not be knowledgeable in regards to IT, and thus SharePoint Online Administration Center is very difficult to understand for users that do not possess engineer level IT knowledge.
    Additionally, there are settings which cannot be performed if SharePoint Management Shell is not used which is difficult for users without IT knowledge, so we hope that improvements can be made to make settings easier to perform for some features.

    5 votes
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  11. Add external users as members upon creation of an Office 365 group

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    Office 365 グループ作成時に外部ユーザーをメンバーとして招待したい。
    Add external users as members upon creation of an Office 365 group


    ■Description(内容):
    SharePoint Online にて新規でグループサイトを作成する際、テナントで外部共有を有効にしていても、外部ユーザーをメンバーとして登録できない。
    サイトを作成後、Outlook などから外部ユーザーを追加することはできる。
    SharePoint Online でグループサイト作成時に外部ユーザーを登録可能とすることを希望します
    On SharePoint Online, when a parent group site is created, even if you have enabled external sharing at the Tenant level, it’s not possible to add external users as members.
    After you’ve created it, it’s possible to add the users through Outlook etc.
    I would like to be able to add external users to the group site when I first create it.

    5 votes
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  12. Please give us back the ability to disable versioning on a library

    We must have the ability to disable versioning on libaray. Im uploading pdfs that will never change, and they have a workflow tied to them. When I upload a pdf and it runs its workflow, it now has 34 versions!!! Im constantly running out of storage because of this. I called support and they cant do anything to help because sharepoint took the ability to disable versioning out. Please help, this problem will not go away until you guys give us back the ability to turn versioning off.
    -Ryan
    317-710-0787

    5 votes
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  13. Automatically remove Hub Site associations if the Hub Site is deleted

    Currently, you can delete a Hub site, but the site still appears in the list of Hub site associations that someone can choose from. Even if you delete it from the Recycle Bin, it still shows up. Rather than try to remove it via PowerShell (which apparently still doesn't work well and/or is impossible if you no longer have the site ID), I would like SharePoint Online to just remove the Hub site from the association list if the site itself is deleted.

    5 votes
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  14. Public and Private Sites Column

    In the new SharePoint admin center under active sites it would be nice to have a column in the pick list that shows which sites are set as public or private. We are in the edu sector and need to have all sites set to private or students can view them, but not all staff create sites that private, this would be an easy way to manage those and quickly change them back to private.

    5 votes
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  15. Add Alerting for Sharepoint Online Storage usage as a whole and not just Site Collections

    Currently alerting for storage limits is available for site collections however we use Office 365 Groups Extensively which is not covered under this alerting. As a result, we only receive alerts when we run out of storage space completely. I'd like to see the ability to alert on the SharePoint Online Storage as a whole and not just for site collections

    5 votes
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  16. Give the ability to select /sites/{name} or /teams/{name} at time of site creations

    We'd like to have the ability to create a SharePoint site collection and choose whether it will use the path /sites or /teams. Right now go back to the admin settings make the tenant wide change and switch back when done.

    5 votes
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  17. SharePoint Store access management

    For large O365 tenants the App requests submitted via the SharePoint store is not manageable. For our company we receive aprox. 50 requests per month. Would be good to have more options in the SharePoint Admin/App/Configure Store Settings to configure if the users can access the SharePoint Store. Currently you can only configure the App Purchases (yes/no).

    5 votes
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  18. Site Sharing bulk invites

    sharing at site with sharepoint online appears to be limited to 15 invites at any one time. I have over 1000+ external users to invite and doing 15 at a time is going to a pain. A bulk invite option is needed/required....

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  19. External Users Dashboard - details about what they can access

    On the External Users Dashboard, I can see a list of invited users and I can see when they were invited, but I cannot see which internal user invited them or the file/document they have access to. As an administrator, it would be helpful to have this information.

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  20. Make the DaysToShowNewIndicator property available

    In SharePoint on prem it is possible to set the duration of the 'new' indicator by means of the "DaysToShowNewIndicator" property (int) on the webApp.

    Would it be possible to make this property accessible in SharePoint Online?

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