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  1. Enable movement of content between farms

    Best practice dictates that we develop in a dev farm, move to test/qa for user testing and verification before deploying into production. Why doesn't SharePoint Central Administration enable this process and encourage best practices?
    We need an OOTB method to both 'refresh' dev & test environments from prod and to easily promote content, lists, libraries, pages etc. from dev to test and on to prod farms. Publishing is not the answer for everything, third party tools work but this is something that should be standard behavior in an enterprise software such as SharePoint.

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    • Concatenation of user profile property mapping

      There should be a flexibilty to merge two mapping for single user property. I have a oracle database and i have some value there also i have some details related to user in another Active Directory attribute.

      I want to merge these valyue from BDC and AD to create the custom property value. It will really help in such cases.

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      • Small Business Premium can not see the amount of Space in Sharepoint

        There is no way to see you have 10GB + 500mb per user = 15GB for example when using Small Business Premium

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        • Redesign interface for selecting the OUs from AD when configuring User Profile Sync

          It is currently very tedious to drill down through a complex AD structure to select the desired OU because the performance is very slow. It would be nice if this process was re-engineered to incorporate cached OUs and an improved UI.

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          • support windows workgroup environment

            I would like to install SharePoint Foundation on a windows workgroup environment PC.

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              • Central administration rights for web UI

                I have setup where external suplier developing sharepoint apps. They should have only Read Interface to CA, which is possible to grant only for POSH. The Web UI is a step above.

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                • Calendar

                  Calendar site permission should only list group which has site level access. It should not list those groups with "Limited Access" who are assigned unique permission in the lower level calendar list.

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                  • people and group should be searchable by partial name instead of paging through hundres of pages to find the group to assign

                    people and group should be searchable by partial name instead of paging through hundreds of pages to find the group to grant access to a calendar.

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                    • Proide a [NOW] item in view filters for the current time.

                      We often create items in lists or libraries that we want to show based upon the ending and starting time. Using [Today] in a view is just not good enough. WE need a [NOW] indicator

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                      • DLP Exception Reporting

                        Provide reporting to identify where users have chosen to allow an exception to DLP policies.

                        Even better would be to also define an approval workflow (or just a notification at minimum) to trigger immediately when an override is initiated.

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                        • Block Files Base on Name not Extension

                          My company doesn't use quotas on our SharePoint 2013 environment. Over the course of a few months, a user managed to upload 2TB of data to their SP site. A lot of file names began with 'SBSE_' which is associated to a file sync and backup program. Unfortunately, you can only block file extensions, but not any portion of the file name. It would be useful to be able to exclude file names to help with issues such as this?

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                          • Enable the modification of the base User Profile property fields & their types

                            eg change the department field from a free text to a termset so the employee department is always spelt correctly...

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                            • Concierge icon

                              You should have a concierge icon listed with the other icons at https://portal.office.com/Catalog?add=sub&adminportal=0 so that we can tell which Office 365 we are getting 24/7 Concierge support with.

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                              • User not displayed in "Set Credentials for Secure Store Target Application"

                                The current user of a Secure Store Service Target Application cannot be displayed. I can only set a new user via "Set Credentials" but not display the current user.
                                Please display the user in the "Set Credentials" dialog.

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                                • limit visibility of users in the Share button ( like for example in Exchagne a

                                  Be able to have a group of people that are not allowed to see other users when clicking the Share button.
                                  We have customers ( law firms for example) with 2 sets of users
                                  - Internal people ( that can see all users )
                                  - Extranet users ( they need more than a simple external login so they have Office 365 licences but they should not be able so see the names of other Extranet users, or at least see only a certain types of users)
                                  - when they click on the SHARE button for a document if they type…

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                                  • Show Category When Adding App on Site

                                    The App Catalog already allows us to specify a Category, similar to what we can with Web Parts. These categories are however only surfaced when directly browsing the Apps for SharePoint document library inside the App Catalog. It would be nice if the same category would be visible for end users adding an App/Add-In to their site. This is would be similar functionality to the public SharePoint Store.

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                                    • Automate fixing Alert notification time when Daylight Savings Time starts and ends

                                      When Daylight Savings Time ends or begins all alerts already in the system get sent an hour earlier or later. A workaround for this is to use PowerShell to touch all alerts in the system to trigger an update to the cached notification time in the database. I think it'd be nice if SharePoint could automatically do this when DST starts and ends instead of me having to manually run a script twice a year.

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                                      • Install SharePoint 2016 Azure

                                        Should have a way to deploy a farm as you do in Azure to deploy a 2016 to test.

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                                        • Started Services on Server

                                          Filter Started Services on Server to only be visible as another "view" for "Started" instead of only "Configurable" "All" as the two options. Multiple Application and Web Servers make it challenging to find out what services are running with all the "Stopped"

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