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  1. Automated Farm Backup

    Automated Farm Backup - be able to set and configure scheduled farm backups, including varying the location based on disk space, and by context (e.g. rule based ,if any modification occur on site XYZ, then backup XYZ 1 day afterwards).

    49 votes

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  2. Backup and Restore of Production SharePoint Online Site Collections

    I am doing some business continuity planning and have a couple of questions. I know that our SharePoint Online site collections are backed up every 12 hours and that backups are kept for 14 days. If we are planning to make a change to a site collection containing forms, SharePoint Designer workflows, and Site Columns and Content Types, is there a way to use this support service to request a special site collection backup before we start? Alternatively is there a way to do an local backup of the information before we start making changes? If it is not currently…

    44 votes

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    7 comments  ·  Backup/Restore/High Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. SharePoint Online Backup Retention Period increase

    Increase backup retention period in Sharepoint Online from 14 days to a much longer period, ideally up to a year. Allow admins to request restore of single files or entire sites up to a year back.

    26 votes

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    2 comments  ·  Backup/Restore/High Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Recycle Bin - Ability to see full Name of deleted document and associated properties

    It's impossible to see the full document name of most of the deleted items that I have in the Site Collection Recycle Bin. I thought I would be able to just expand the columns to get that information - but nothing is allowed.

    There are lots of documents that start with the same first part of the name - and what will identify the document that needs to be restored is in the part that isn't displayed. There seems to be no way to view the full name.

    There is no way to edit the view to give more details…

    25 votes

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    3 comments  ·  Backup/Restore/High Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Folder level restore/ versioning in SP

    Would like to see folder level restore functionality in SP online. Currently a large gap between file level restore and using the MS site collection restore.
    Seems a real drop off compared to the on prem SBS servers MS are encouraging us to replace with SP, and one of my big worries WRT cryptolocker infecting a whole site

    24 votes

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    3 comments  ·  Backup/Restore/High Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Create a copy-SPOsite

    It would be nice to be able to copy a site to a new site

    We have a range of test sites
    At a time these gets to a point in time where they move from test site to production sites
    But there is no possibility to rename/copy a site

    Only posibility I have found is to create a template including contence - but it has a 50 mb limit

    21 votes

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  7. Improvements to the information concerning faults and automatic recovery described in “Service health”

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    "サービス正常性" に記載する障害の基準の明示及び自動復旧で改善した障害の情報を開示する機能の拡充
    Improvements to the information concerning faults and automatic recovery described in “Service health”


    ■Description(内容):
    自動復旧で障害が改善した場合、"サービス正常性" に記載もないため、障害の状況も把握できず、対応に苦慮している。
    "サービス正常性" に記載する障害の基準の明示及び自動復旧で改善した障害の情報を開示するを希望します。

    When a fault has been resolved by automatic recovery, it does not show in “Service health”, so we don’t know what the nature of the failure was, and therefore we don’t have a satisfactory explanation for it.
    Please make it so that the failure criteria and information about failures resolved by automatic recovery are accessible in “Service health”.

    13 votes

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  8. Feature Enhancement - Library Restore Feature

    Now that we have the ability to restore a Library back to any point in time within the last 30 days it would be great to have the ability to select specific dates and times with which to restore. Currently if you're wanting to restore a specific bulk-change in a document library without affecting other folders that may have been edited with changes you want to keep, you have to take a backup up the data you know you want to keep, restore back to that point in time, and then restore the files you didn't want to make changes…

    13 votes

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  9. The file’s name changes to a messy code when using decompression software to download files

    If you download multiple files using decompression software, the file’s name will change to a messy code.
    I really want this function can be improved.

    9 votes

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  10. The file’s name is messy code when downloading files from SharePoint

    If you download multiple files in Windows 7 environment, the file’s name will turn to a messy code.
    I really want this function can be improved.

    9 votes

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  11. Please enable granular restore capabilities! Item Level, Folder Level, etc

    Please enable granular restore capabilities! Item Level, Folder Level, etc

    Or, at the very least, please add the ability to restore a site collection to an alternate path. The restores right now are not acceptable for a service that houses production data. Overwriting an entire site collection for specific pieces of content is very destructive!

    8 votes

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  12. Stop trying to alter the usage database that lives in an Always-On Availability Group during patching

    The issue with databases that live in an Always-On Availability Group is that they can’t be “Altered”. The patching script is trying to alter the database and set the log to simple. This causes an error. The work around is below but causes us to add extra steps to the patching process. Can you find a way to patch and stop alter the database log method?

    Fix:
    So the solution for this particular problem scenario is to remove the Usage Logging database from the Availability Group while you are patching. You can do this safely, assuming that you have all…

    8 votes

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  13. Second Stage Recycle bin

    Make it easier to get to the second stage recycle bin. Right now you have to scroll to the bottom and hope to click on the link to the second stage recycle bin before the infinite scroll feature adds more items from the first stage. Put the link on the left nav or at the top, or add a link in site collection settings.

    6 votes

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  14. Method to only allow specified admins to restore/delete versions

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    特定の管理者しかバージョンの復元、削除をできないようにする方法
    Method to only allow specified admins to restore/delete versions


    ■Description(内容):
    投稿権限以上の権限にてバージョン履歴の復元や削除が行えることは知っているが、会社の運用上の都合、現状の権限付与は変更することができない。
    データ保護のために特定の管理者にしかバージョンの復元、削除が行えないようにする機能を希望いたします。

    We know it is possible to delete or restore items in the version history if users have posting permissions or greater, in our company, we cannot change the currently assigned permissions, so please make it possible to prevent users other than specified admins from restoring or deleting versions for data retention purposes.

    5 votes

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  15. Backup/restore

    SharePoint needs to have a way to granularly restore one folder

    3 votes

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  16. For E5 customers we really need 180 days to restore deleted site collections

    The current restoration process max is 93 days. For high value E5 customers, it would be nice to extend this beyond the normal setting. I can understand why its not needed for most users but if you're a major user, we should be able to add on a license to extend it (like the ULA logging now extended to 1 yr)

    2 votes

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  17. Enable to restore the previous version of the entire list

    Currently we can restore the previous version of an item on a list one by one using version history. I would like to see that option at the list level.
    For example this week I had to restore 500 items ONE by ONE because of a manipulation mistale.

    2 votes

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  18. Don't keep copies of files in version history if bytesize/hash hasn't changed

    Currently every time you update sharepoint metadata for large video files in a document library, a new version is created and a copy of the large file is stored. All these versions add up fast to maximum storage limits.
    Please keep a reference to the original file if nothing to bytesize or hash has changed and only the library's metadata was updated.

    2 votes

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  19. Downlaod Files from SPO Recycle Bin

    Hi,

    Is there a script or method to download or copy iles from the SPO Recycle Bin to your local server or pc? I've done some research but so far not successfully found something.

    Thanks in advance.

    2 votes

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  20. Enable Restore for Site pages

    Currently the restore option is missing in Site pages, if you use ?p=18 at the end of the graph you do get to the page to restore for site pages, but when you clikc on restore you get GraphError: Operation not submitted

    2 votes

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