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  1. Concerning the IP addresses stored in the Office 365 audit logs

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    ■Title(件名):
    Office 365 監査ログに記録される IP アドレスについて
    Concerning the IP addresses stored in the Office 365 audit logs


    ■Description(内容):
    Office 365 監査ログで表示される IP アドレスが、X-Forwarded-For ヘッダーが付与されている場合にそれを ClientIP として使用する場合もあるが、使用しない場合もある。明確な動作や条件などがはっきりせず、SOC サービスの利用において判断に困るので、X-Forwarded-For から IP を採用するならば置き換える前の接続元 IP も合わせて表示できるようにして欲しい。

    In the case where the IP address shown in the Office 365 audit log has been granted an X-Forwarded-For header, there are situations where that is used as the ClientIP, and there are times when it isn’t. This behavior and the conditions for it are unclear, and it causes issues in using the SOC service, so we would ask that if the IP is inherited…

    9 votes

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  2. About information that can be output in Office 365 audit logs

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    ■Title(件名):
    Office 365 監査ログで出力可能な情報について
    About information that can be output in Office 365 audit logs


    ■Description(内容):
    Office 365 監査ログにて、ファイルやページへのアクセス記録として IP アドレスは確認できるが、住所、場所の確認ができない。外部ユーザーに公開している部分の不正アクセスを監視したいため、住所や場所も確認できるようにして欲しい。
    It is possible to check IP addresses that have recorded accessing pages and files in the Office 365 audit log, however location and address are not shown. I want to monitor access made to public resources by external users, and therefore would like to be able to check the locations and addresses associated with these addresses.

    9 votes

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  3. Deploy Audit Logs for SharePoint Online

    SharePoint Online does give the ability to view Usage reports, but does NOT have the ability to generate Audit log reports.
    We would love to see this available, the framework is there, you can generate them, but receive an error after generation.

    Many of our customers cannot understand the failure to provide them with this critical feature, although the support article says: " ...is not available because of storage and performance concerns."

    9 votes

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  4. Export a list of volumes used by each item as shown in storage metrics as a CSV file

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    ■Title(件名):
    記憶域メトリックスにて表示した、各項目の使用中容量を一括で CSV に出力する
    Export a list of volumes used by each item as shown in storage metrics as a CSV file


    ■Description(内容):
    記憶域メトリックスにて表示した、各項目の使用中容量を一括で CSV に出力する機能の拡充を希望します。

    Please add a way to export a list of volumes used by each item, as is displayed in the storage metrics, in a CSV file.

    8 votes

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  5. Checking sites which are being shared externally

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    ■Title(件名):
    外部共有しているサイトの確認について
    Checking sites which are being shared externally


    ■Description(内容):
    テナント内で外部共有しているサイトの URL を一覧で確認できる機能の拡充を希望します。
    監理センターの"使用状況"からは一部確認ができますが一定期間内の情報のみのため、無期限での状況を確認できるよう要望いたします。

    Please add a way to check a list of all the URLs of sites which are being shared externally from within a tenant.
    You can check this from the audit center’s “Usage” page, but this only covers information from a given period, so please add a way to check information from all time periods.

    8 votes

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  6. I want to set a retention policy based on file deletion dates

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    ■Title(件名):
    ファイルを削除した日を起点として保持ポリシーを設定したい
    I want to set a retention policy based on file deletion dates


    ■Description(内容):
    ​訴訟対応等に備え、あるタイミングから指定した期間のデータを保持する手段を確立する必要があります。
    削除日起点での保持ができなければ指定した期間のデータを保持することができません。
    ファイルを削除した日を起点として保持ポリシーを設定する機能 の実装を希望します。

    As preparation for legal proceedings, there is a need to create a method to retain data for a specified period from a specified time.
    If it is not possible to retain data based on its deletion date, then it is not possible to retain it for a set period from then.
    Therefore, please add a function to set retention policies based on the day a file was deleted.

    8 votes

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  7. Distinguish between different sharepoint audit logs of 'file accessed'

    Background
    From a document management point of view, our Knowledge team needs information to support document management and content creation such as:
    what content are people using/accessing (what is important and helpful).
    what content is not being used.
    Are we getting our ROI for content creation, what topics should we being focus more content creation on.
    How are people accessing content.

    We initially saw the SPO Site Usage Information Page but needed to have more granular information and be able to rollup the information for all sites.
    It was suggested to use the Audit Logs. We have tried the audit…

    8 votes

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  8. Fix "Retention" in Sharepoint and OneDrive

    Retention should be an invisible experience for end users (see mail, Teams etc) however for OneDrive and SharePoint users that's not the case.
    1: Users cannot delete items!
    2: Since the forced implementation of "Version History" in O365 the retention (compliance) feature has become unusable. End users storage limits are rapidly hit and again they cannot remove items.

    Please, make retention work the way it should, invisible to the end user and not usability compromising.

    8 votes

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  9. Audit logs for o365 groups

    I need an audit log that would be in the Office 365 portal Security and Compliance Center that would show users actions for all 0365 groups, including deletes. According to support this does have this data, only MS support can access this data.

    8 votes

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  10. Find another way to handle workflow history in the long-term.

    I'm aware that keeping the history (for its table joins) in the long run is harming to the farm, so just disabling the workflow auto cleanup timer job is not an option.

    You should offer a way look for workflow history by demand, in a way the table joins are made at the moment, and not kept. Even if that takes minutes, final user will understand. Maybe if that can be made/hosted on a separate database in order not to stress out both config and content databases.

    Another option is to have workflow actions audit-able and, that way, it can…

    8 votes

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  11. Better Site Collection Level Auditing and Web Application Level Auditing

    Sometimes there are features that are enabled on a Site Collection that can cause end users significant headaches.

    It would be good if there was an option to enable Auditing on a Web App Level for Features and the same for at the Site Collection and Site Level with details on who enabled the feature and when the feature was enabled.

    This is especially useful for use cases where there is a custom developed feature and you are determining an issue with this either across a site, site collection, web application or even across farms.

    A key example of this…

    8 votes

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  12. Make it possible to get MAC addresses from the audit logs

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    監査ログで MAC アドレスを取得できるようにしてほしい
    Make it possible to get MAC addresses from the audit logs


    ■Description(内容):
    現在条件付きアクセスなどを構成していない環境ですが、テレワークが増えたことで社外からアクセスする機会が増えています。
    MAC アドレスでどの端末がアクセスしたかを確認したいのですが、監査ログでは取得が出来ません。
    そのため監査ログ上で取得するアクセスのログから MAC アドレスが確認出来るよう機能の拡充を希望します。

    Currently, our environment does not have conditional access etc. configured, but with increasing amounts of remote work, the number of times we need to access meetings from external locations is increasing.
    I want to check which devices accessed these using their MAC addresses, but it is not possible to find this information from the audit logs.
    Therefore, please make this possible.

    7 votes

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  13. 'Shared with external users' report - Automate on a schedule

    The Site Usage - Shared with external users report is a nice feature, however you have to run it manually and save it to a library. It would even better if we can get this report sent out to the Site Owners of the site or an email address specified on a schedule (i.e monthly).

    This would better assist staff in getting an insight to who has access to what, driven automatically and delivered to their inbox.

    7 votes

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  14. Missing "Opening or downloading event" in Site collection audit settings

    Missing "Opening or downloading event" choice in Site collection audit settings when setting audit in SP 2019 and SP online. It's important and useful, please feedback.

    7 votes

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  15. Allow RegEx for DLP Policies

    Allow RegEx for DLP Policies
    Besides the fixed types of sensitive information it would be great to have the possibility to define custom rules for discovering sensitive data (which is different in every organization). This could be done via a Regular Expression.

    7 votes

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  16. Enable audit logging of permission changes to Document Libraries

    Enable audit logging of permission changes to Document Libraries.

    I've had a situation where document library permissions on the Site Pages DL were modified, breaking a critical SP site for our business and was unable to determine who or what made the change.

    6 votes

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  17. Output working hours

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    ■Title(件名):
    作業時間を抽出する機能について
    Output working hours


    ■Description(内容):
    ユーザーのタスク状況を確認するため、SharePoint サイト上で編集を実施し作業した時間を抽出する機能の実装を希望します。

    In order to check the status of users’ tasks, please add a way to output how much time users spent carrying out edits on SharePoint sites.

    6 votes

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  18. Audit log report for View, Read and Download activities on SharePoint Online.

    I'd like to generate the log report for View, Read and Download activities for SharePoint Online.

    6 votes

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  19. Allow access of files cached in the IIS Blob Cache to also make it to the audit database

    In SP2013 you cannot successfully audit files that are being cached in the IIS blob cache. I'm hoping that this will be improved in SP2016. The use of IIS blob caching for certain file types (in our case .mp4) interferes with auditing in SharePoint 2013. If the users GET a file that will be cached in the IIS blob cache, only the first request for that file will be recorded in the audit database. If there are four web front ends, auditing will show four requests. All subsequent requests for that file will not be audited while the file is…

    6 votes

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  20. App auditing

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    ■Title(件名):
    アプリの監視について
    App auditing


    ■Description(内容):
    アプリの監視で、購入されたアプリのインストールされている場所の数は確認できるが、あわせて該当アプリがインストールされているサイトが特定できるように機能の拡張を希望します。

    In the app audits, you can check how many machines a purchased app is installed on, but please add a way to identify on which site the app is installed.

    5 votes

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