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  1. Certificates Created by SharePoint

    Since 2010 there are a set of SharePoint Deployed Certificates for SharePoint Security Token Service, SharePoint Security Token Service Encryption, and SharePoint Services. When a Farm is Created, the SharePoint Root Authority is not set to be trusted. When a farm is created or when a server is joined into a farm the SharePoint Root Authority could be added in as trusted to potentially mitigate slowness that may be experience per this KB:https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/2625048/site-slowness-because-of-sharepoint-sts-certificate-crl-checking

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  2. Let me connect with the same engineer on various problems.

    I have talked with several support engineers. Although I have not been dissatisfied with any of them, there is one in particular, Doron Friedlander, who has been exceptionally beneficial for the level of marketing that I am doing. I would like to have the option of reconnecting with him regarding future challenges.

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  4. Need to have the ability to protect individual folders with confidential documentation eg for HR team

    At the moment all global admins can access our HR documents that include details of salaries and bonuses etc. There doesn't appear to be a way to prevent this. In our case we have created a separate HR folder in Google Drive which is of course not ideal

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  5. Eliminate the ability to delete/edit required objects

    It is currently possible to delete/change objects such as SP Groups and Content Types that SP depends on. When these items are changed, it is very difficult to troubleshoot and fix. MS needs to prevent us from accidentally breaking the software. Examples of this are the new SharePointOrgHome groups in SPO, the Title field for Items, the default Members group for a site etc.

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  6. Microsoft Support and Recovery Assistant

    The Outlook team has already made this tool super handy for troubleshooting client-side issues when interfacing with Exchange.

    My end users are running the tool themselves and loving it. Why not throw in some basic troubleshooting scenarios for SharePoint?

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  7. Bug: SharePoint Timer Job "job-timer-recycle" without function

    The last Sebtember 2016 update for SP 2016 has, unfortunately, still a serious bug in the “SPTimerRecyleJobDefinition”. The job is never executed correctly!

    public override void Execute(System.Guid targetInstanceId)
    {
    try
    {
    Process currentProcess = Process.GetCurrentProcess();
    if (System.DateTime.UtcNow.Subtract(currentProcess.StartTime).Minutes < 60)
    {
    ULS.SendTraceTag(7436320u, ULSCat.msoulscatWSSTimer, ULSTraceLevel.Medium, "Skipping timer recycle since the process has been running less than 1 hour.");
    return;
    }
    }….

    TimeSpan.Minutes is the Minutes part and can not be greater then 59 (TotalMinutes is correct)! This Job is never executed!!!!
    The next Bug is Utc. The Process.StartTime is local time (Kind=local)

    Please remove the term review so that you…

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  8. Shared file Data should available on local drive

    Data for the share folders are only available on cloud. When We sync the shared data didn't download on local drive on other's computer.
    Therefore data is not available offline to other users
    It is an extremely important bugg need to be get fixed

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  9. Add SharePoint bug area to uservoice or similar

    Please add a SharePoint bug area or other method to report problems to the SharePoint product team. I'm a Microsoft Gold Partner but not have a method to report bug. I try with Microsoft Support but without premier no method to report bug, also with Microsoft Partner Support but same way.

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  10. utilize lync meeting instead of outbound call only support

    I posted rescue request from Office 365 Admin page and Microsoft Japan team provided me for their good support, but their way of communication is just through outbound only call and Microsoft Japan does not accept my call-back which is very inconvenient.

    While I understand that Microsoft does not want to accept inbound call because of resource allocation difficulties, I don't understand why Microsoft forces them to call and not allow them to use Lync meeting.

    Since all of us use Lync, if they want to communicate with us to make sure that their support is sufficient, why not set…

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  11. How about a Fix for SharePoint 2013 installer.

    Come on, guys. This just won't do:

    Attempting to install any variety of SharePoint 2013 on a machine that has the .NET Framework 4.6.1 on it fails because the SharePoint installer says that it can't find .NET Framework 4.5.

    Yeah, seriously.

    The prerequisite installer happily accepts 4.6.1 (as it should), but the product installer makes a newbie mistake in wanting "4.5" but not "4.5 or later".

    Trying to downgrade 4.6.1 is a nightmare because it's inexcusably poorly documented (Aaron Stebner's blog post at https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/astebner/2016/03/04/mailbag-how-to-revert-to-older-versions-of-the-net-framework-4-family/#comment-37506) gives the only clear idea of what you have to do - uninstall a KB.

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  13. Update Audience in Navigation Heading

    I went to People and Groups and renamed a SharePoint Group from Fun-Together to "Fun Together" and went I went to Navigation and changed the Audience for a Navigation Heading (A document Library) in SharePoint 2013 Enterprise Edition SP1, it did NOT update the audience, it has a red underline. I had to update it by deleting it and adding the correct one "Fun Together." I do NOT think it is the spaces, I believe it is that it is different and audiences are not updating it. I don't know if a timerjob fixes this, but I noticed this after…

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  14. In SP2013 MySite profile page header names are not consistent

    In SP2013 MySite profile page when we click on "Documents" it launches documents page but in the left pane it shows as "My Documents" confused by many users because the header name is not consistent. can you please fix this.

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  15. Group By Assigned To

    For a View can you make it so that you can Group By the Assigned To (People Picker) for a Task App to allow me to Group by people I choose?

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  16. Add Multiple Webparts at Once

    When creating a page or updating one, you may have multiple webparts that you want to add. You have to click, add, wait, then click, add, wait. Why not click a bunch, with Ctrl-Click or something to select a bunch, maybe a "mulitiple button" and then checkbox and then put them on the page.
    Also allow for several webparts to have the same updates say all 3 I select have Audience of xyz.

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  17. Move SharePoint List Item, provide option in item context menu

    Please add an option in item's context menu for moving the list item documents between sites/list/libraries

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  18. NOT LIGHT BLUE WORDING - RE OH&S EYE sight issues

    Go back to black on white. The workshop glare and light blue writing fail us. We are squinting at the screens, fiddling with the brilliance and putting cellophane over the monitors.

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  19. In OneDrive, allow permissions setting be more apparent when sharing with people

    I use OneDrive to share and transfer files. Currently, when I add people to share a file with, my only options are for for them 'to view' or 'to edit'. If I want to be allow for them to download the file, I need to add them first, then go to 'shared with', and edit their user permissions through 'advanced'. It literally took my 4 months to figure this out. Even the support team at Microsoft couldn't help me.

    I suggest you provide all the different 'permissions level' options available in OneDrive interface.

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  20. Column Default Values Enhancement

    When you set column default values and use a choice field, the choices are not displayed. It would make setting this value much easier if the choices showed up in a drop-down like they do in the edit form.

    It would also be nice if you could use a single line of text field, and when you created a folder, it would automatically use the folder name as the default value to tag any documents added to the folder.

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