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  1. the error “Someone else has this workbook locked”

    When editing in Excel Online, the error “Someone else has this workbook locked” occurs sometimes.
    It might be locked on the server side, due to internet communication speed, unexpected PC shutdown or browser working stopped.
    When editing in Excel, the error “Upload failed. The server version of this file was updated by another author.” occurs sometimes.
    The file could not be closed properly for unexpected reasons and be locked on the server side.
    I really need you to improve this function that either make files cannot be locked or tell me the way how to unlock the files from the…

    21 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Database  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Outlook 2016 - Attach SharePoint File permissions

    When a user uses the "Attach File" in Outlook 2016 and chooses a file on SharePoint online they are asked to allow recipients edit or view to the file. Can we have SharePoint check the permissions of the recipient rather than the sender? Currently if the sender does not have rights to make security changes to a Site, List or Library the sender gets and email with the following:

    "You don't have permission to give others access to this file.
    The message was sent, but the following people might not be able to access the attachment:"

    Sender will get this…

    21 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Integration with Other products  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Data leackage prevention for OneDrive for Business Client sync

    Currently you can sync multiple SharePoint libraries from different tenants in OneDrive for Business. To prevent data leakage it would be helpful for my organization to restrict the synchronization to just specific tenants (maybe based on the tenant GUID).

    21 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Security  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Expand SPO Powershell Capability

    Current PowerShell cmdlets available to administer SharePoint Online don't have enough functionality at or below the Site Collection level.

    I would like to see more of the on-prem cmdlet functionality migrated to SPO to be able to gather configuration data, site hierarchy, site / document library permissions, and other such information to quickly build documentation and reports.

    Having to learn and use CSOM seems like a step backwards.

    21 votes
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    0 comments  ·  SharePoint PowerShell  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. 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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    4 comments  ·  Backup/Restore/High Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Allow the option to select your primary domain name for sharepoint sites and not only allow the intial tenant name to be used.

    Allow the option to select your primary domain name for sharepoint sites and not only allow the intial tenant name to be used.

    21 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Upgrade V2V or B2B

    Will like to smooth process and see less down time when upgrade from 2013 to 2016 or installing patches/SPs.

    21 votes
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    4 comments  ·  SharePoint Upgrade  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Use only IPv6 for SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    SharePoint Online および OneDrive for Business を IPv6 のみで利用したい
    Use only IPv6 for SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business


    ■Description(内容):
    IPv6 のみで SharePoint Online および OneDrive for Business を利用できるよう対応を進めてほしい。
    IPv6 に対応しているとのことであれば、IPv6 のみで利用可能な形としてほしい。
    他社ではそれがすでに実現しているため、そのようになることを期待する。
    また、"Office 365 IPv6 テスト計画" というドキュメントに IPv6 専用クライアントについて記載があるにもかかわらず、実際対応していないのは混乱を招く元となる。

    We would like progress to be made towards supporting the exclusive use of IPv6 for SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business.
    We would like to be able to exclusively use IPv6 on anything that supports IPv6.
    This is already possible in other organizations, so we would expect it here too.
    Also, even though there is mention…

    20 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. No way to check changes made by outsource vendors to various services in the Admin Centre due to lack of audit log function

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    SharePoint 管理センターの “設定” 内のサービスの各種を変更した際に、監査ログを取得するアクティビティがないため、外部委託しているベンダー側が設定変更した際の内容を確認することができない
    No way to check changes made by outsource vendors to various services in the Admin Centre due to lack of audit log function


    ■Description(内容):
    Office 365 の外部委託をする際にベンダーに管理者権限を付与しようと考えています。
    サイトの作成申請で受託側企業でSharePoint Online の最上に役割であるSharePoint Online 管理者を付与することを想定しています。SharePoint 管理センターの “設定” 内のサービスの各種を変更した際に、監査ログを取得するアクティビティがないため、外部委託しているベンダー側が設定変更した内容を確認する運用が行うことができません。
    SharePoint 管理センターのサービスを各種変更した際に記録が残せるアクティビティがあることによって上記の懸念を回避できるかと考えておりますので、機能の拡充を希望します。

    When outsourcing site creation in Office 365, we are considering giving the vendor administrative privileges. The trustee company will have the upper-most administrative role in SharePoint Online assigned to them. When they make changes within the “Settings” in the SharePoint admin center, since there is no activity to pull an audit log, there is no…

    20 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Auditing & Compliance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Allow the change domain primary url in sharepoint

    Allow the change domain primary url in sharepoint

    20 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Customizations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Use your own domain as sharepoint site

    Hey All,

    what I want and I think that a lot off you also want this is:

    When I go to let me say my tenant is choco then I must go to https://choco.sharepoint.com/sites/.... to get to my sites.
    It is easier to implement that when we go to let me say https://sh.choco.online/....

    where the ... is every different site late personal folder and stuff like that

    and when you make a teamsite you can then choose to take the following subdomein: ts.choco.online. the only thing that is needed is offcourse that the domain choco.online is the domain…

    20 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. I would like to have the City and Country attributes in User Profile attributes

    I dont find the City and Country attributes in the User Profile attributes for the users though the attributes exists in Active Directory. Please add the two attributes in User Profile as well.

    20 votes
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    1 comment  ·  User Profile Services  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Undo Permission Change

    It would be great to have an undo permission settings in SP. Currently users can quickly rectify the mistakes of accidental deletion of content. However there is nothing that helps to rectify any changes made to the permission model i.e. accidentally re inherit permissions from parent, severing all unique changes made.

    20 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Auditing & Compliance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Audit Sharepoint Online Administration (Office 365)

    Reports for Sharepoint administration is not available through the Portal. For example, an administrator changed the sharing options outside the organization.
    Tried to locate which user global administridor held this change and not found.

    20 votes
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  15. Enable CMIS in Sharepoint Online

    Since OneDrive for Business on the Macintosh does not sync Sharepoint Libraries or Team Sites, I was excited to find an open source sync client called CmisSync. I installed it on my Mac, only to find it will sync with Sharepoint on premise, but not Sharepoint online. Apparently Microsoft failed to enable CMIS in Sharepoint Online. This is a request to review and reconsider this feature. Alternatively, please fix the new OneDrive (DF) client so that I can sync said libraries.

    20 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. 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.

    19 votes
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  17. Revert default date format to "Standard" from "Friendly"

    When I want to know the time and date that something was Created or Modified I require a bit of standardized precision.
    e.g. [5/31/2017 7:33 PM] (actually, I'd prefer the ISO standard of [2017-05-31 19:33] but that's another discussion).
    Instead, the "Friendly" format gives you useless approximations like "a few minutes ago", or "29 minutes ago", or "May 5".
    This is what people are used to and what I suspect is the majority use case.
    Why would we want to impose a non-standard format, "Friendly" or otherwise. The "Friendly" format is the unusual non-standard format and as such deserves to…

    19 votes
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  18. Sharepoint Child Items Permission flag

    In UI we have option to grant permission to child items along with the folder permission using the checkbox "Share everything in this folder, even items with unique permission". However there is no api available for sharing permission for child items via api/ CSOM.

    It would be better to have this feature.

    19 votes
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    0 comments  ·  SharePoint Upgrade  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Enable Host Named Site Collections in O365 SharePoint online

    In SharePoint online it would be very helpful to also have host named site collections. We use this to logicall sign and separate our URL's like for departments or business units.
    E.g. https://it.mycompany.sharepoint.com and https://hr.mycompany.sharepoint.com

    19 votes
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  20. Roll out ALL changes to the Canary tenant before global roll out

    It is very helpful that Microsoft makes a 'Canary Tenant' available to test existing solutions with upcoming changes to the platform. This helps us to catch potential breaking changes early.

    However, it turns out that only new functionality is rolled out to the Canary Tenant, not other changes. For example this caused major problems with our customers when Code Based sand-boxed solutions were discontinued without adequate warning (other than a general announcement a couple of years earlier without a specific date).

    Please roll out ALL non-emergency changes to the Canary Tenant before rolling them out globally.

    19 votes
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