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  1. Improve the solution for changing the order of User Profile properties

    Develop a robust solution for the colossal frustration that is manually changing the order of User Profile properties in SharePoint Online. Ideally the UI would be improved and a CSOM method would be provided for more complex / bulk operations.

    28 votes

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    3 comments  ·  User Profile Services  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. 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…

    27 votes

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    3 comments  ·  Backup/Restore/High Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. 27 votes

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    0 comments  ·  SharePoint Upgrade  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. I want a notification function that warns me before my tenant reaches its memory limit

    As it is right now, site collection admins receive a notification when the site collection is getting close to the available memory space. However, I would like to have a similar option that informs me when the memory space used for the entire tenant is reaching its limits.

    27 votes

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    0 comments  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. 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.

    27 votes

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    2 comments  ·  Backup/Restore/High Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Enable "Content Viewer" reports so we can see who has viewed docs for Audit purpoes

    The Audit Trail Functionality feature within Microsoft Office 365 does not currently allow “Content Viewer” reports to be produced. Further to discussions with Microsoft Technical Support Engineer, there are no plans to have this feature enabled.Can you please look into enabling this feature as this is extremely important when auditing sites and looking at who has viewed documents.

    27 votes

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    0 comments  ·  Auditing & Compliance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Allow CSP Delegated Admins to Manage Modern Sites

    As a CSP, receiving delegated admin access from a customer does not allow you to access modern site collections (Communication sites, modern Team Sites).

    Delegated admin allows you to access the SharePoint admin centers for both classic and modern sites. In classic, if a site collection has Company Administrator as a site collection admin, a CSP user with delegated admin has rights to the site collection.

    In the new SharePoint Admin Center, Company Administrator cannot be added as a site collection admin for modern sites, nor can anyone add my account as a site collection admin because my account is…

    26 votes

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    0 comments  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Improve Analytics support for SharePoint Online & O365 sites

    We can't fetch the page views, pages viewed by the users and other analytical data for the SharePoint Online & O365 sites, as the Usage & Health Analyzer service is not configured. It would be of great help if the analytics for the SharePoint Online & O365 works in the same manner of On-Premise sites (or) similar to SharePoint 2010.

    26 votes

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    4 comments  ·  Auditing & Compliance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Allow Managed Metadata to be accessed from Power Query in Excel

    In Power Query using SharePoint List as source if the SharePoint List has Managed Metadata Columns and if we use Power Query then those columns doesn't show up in Excel .

    Doing Export to Excel from a SharePoint list allows us to see Managed Metadata values but they append some ID's in front .

    26 votes

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    3 comments  ·  SharePoint Upgrade  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. 1 TB site collections

    SharePoint Server should also be able to have up to 1TB site collections as per SPO. SPO is still running a with SP and SQL so there should not be any reason why this could not be implemented on premises

    26 votes

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    2 comments  ·  Database  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Add support for header anchor links in mega menues

    Last year MS released the header anchor link function which enabled the possibility to link to different parts within a web page. Anchors is an extremely important and fundamental function that has been around since HTML was invented. It is a vital function for users to enhance navigation and information finding. In our case a company intranet.

    Currently it's not possible to use these "header anchor" links in Sharepoint mega menu. If you try to paste an anchor link to a mega menu it cuts off the anchor part of the included link. MS 365 Tech Lead Stanley confirms this…

    25 votes

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    1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Expire link for specific people share

    It is possible to sent links to specific people with verification
    https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-OneDrive-Blog/Introducing-a-new-secure-external-sharing-experience/ba-p/112624/page/2

    What would be helpful is to also allow in that specific people share the possibility that the external sharing links via "Share with specific people" expire after a nr. of days.

    25 votes

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    3 comments  ·  Security  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Instead of having default sender as no-reply@sharepointonline.com, Tenant SharePoint app should have facility to use specific sender address

    In hybrid environment lots of customization always in demand. One of the case is having specific sender email address for mass communication via Shrepoint Online app to the respective Tenants users hosted in onPrem AD environment.

    Therefore, its good to have app level custom setting to achieve the above

    25 votes

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    2 comments  ·  Customizations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Allow the change domain primary url in sharepoint

    Allow the change domain primary url in sharepoint

    24 votes

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    2 comments  ·  Customizations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Log Sharepoint (online) admin changes

    Request for change regarding ‘Events
    like changing the Auto Acceleration using Set-SPOTenant are not audited´.
    We had an unexpected change serveral weeks ago, and this change was not logged in admin audit report or any event log (as confirmed via Microsoft Premier case), thus not allowing us to know who performed the change and to perform action to prevent similar change in future. Thus, we request that all SP admin changes are logged and accessible via audit report. Thanks!

    24 votes

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    2 comments  ·  Auditing & Compliance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. 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 →
  17. Build a Health Analyzer Rule or Fixit Package for the Most Common Distributed Cache Problems

    Create either a SP2013/SP2016 health analyzer rule, a Microsoft Fix It package and KB article, a SETH/UDE tool package, and a SPRAPaaS component that that checks for the most commong configuration problems with distributed cache. Examples:

    (1) check to make sure that there are no more than two dcache hosts per farm.

    (2) check to make sure that the size of the dcache is less than 16 GB and is proportionate to the total and/or available amount of RAM on the servers. Offer to run Update-SPDistributedCacheSize -CacheSizeInMB at ideal settings for the administrator. (See http://blogs.technet.com/b/sp/archive/2013/05/29/calculate-and-set-distributed-cache-size.aspx)

    (3) Confirm that the…

    24 votes

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    3 comments  ·  Distributed Cache  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. Display the side link bar at top bar position for Modern sites

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    モダンサイトのサイドリンクバーの表示をトップバーの位置に表示させる
    Display the side link bar at top bar position for Modern sites


    ■Description(内容):

    ​コミュニケーションサイトと同様にモダンサイトのサイドリンクバーの表示もトップバーの位置に表示させることが可能になることを強く希望します。サイト表示についてデザイン性を考慮すると、このような機能があれば大変便利です。
    We strongly hope that the side link bar in Modern sites can be displayed at the top bar position just like the communication site. Considering the design of the site display, it will be very useful if there is such a feature.

    23 votes

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    0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Email Alerts for SharePoint Storage Consumption

    Please allow for email alerting when SharePoint storage available space is low at the tenant level. Currently there is no way to be notified when your tenant's storage is running low so it needs to be manually checked on a regular basis.

    23 votes

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    0 comments  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. allow customizations on the sharepoint home page

    allow customizations on the sharepoint home page (_layouts/15/sharepoint.aspx) or allow redirecting to other pages

    23 votes

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    1 comment  ·  Customizations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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