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  1. Enable O365 SP Auditing for "Opening or downloading documents, viewing items in lists, or viewing item properties"

    Enable O365 SP Auditing for "Opening or downloading documents, viewing items in lists, or viewing item properties"

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    1 comment  ·  Auditing & Compliance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Remove extraneous characters from term store data export to excel

    When SharePoint data is exported to Excel, managed metadata columns show up with extra characters, such as 35;#Metals instead of just Metals. Would be better if only the term name got transferred.

    19 votes
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    6 comments  ·  SharePoint Upgrade  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. A feature to set default values for version management for the entire tenant

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    テナント全体でバージョン管理の既定値を設定する機能の拡充
    A feature to set default values for version management for the entire tenant


    ■Description(内容):
    SharePoint Online、及び OneDrive for Business におけるバージョン管理が現在はドキュメント ライブラリ毎に設定する必要がある。 そのためサイト、ドキュメント ライブラリ毎に設定が必要となる。 さらなる作業効率化のため、テナントで一括でバージョン管理の初期値を設定できる機能の拡充を希望します。​
    Currently version management for SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business needs to be set separately in the document library. As a result settings are required for every site and document library. We hope the feature will be improved to set default values for version management using the tenant so as to improve work efficiency.

    18 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. add Star rating for modern experience List

    If adding star rating to a Sharepoint List in modern experience, its Form (edit / Add new item) will switch bach to classic form.
    Please change ;-)

    For more information see as well discussion with office support

    https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msofficesharepoint-msowin10/modern-list-classic-form-ii/9a978b01-fb31-496d-958c-4144f88f61c8

    18 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Change Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Allow CSP admin (delegated administrator) to manage SharePoint site collections

    Being MIcrosoft's Cloud Solution Provider (CSP), I have to manage users, groups and permissions of Site Collections in my customer’s tenant using PowerShell/CSOM as CSP administrator (delegated administrator).

    The requirement is, I cannot use credentials of global admin and Site Collection admin to perform above mentioned tasks. The only credentials I have are of CSP Admin (delegated admin).

    Although, there is an option to add support partner "Add Support Partner" (Foreign principal for "Company" in Role "TenantAdmins" (Global Microsoft Support Tenant Contract)) in SharePoitn Online admin portal . But there is no API or PowerShell commands to add support partner…

    18 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. 365 – SharePoint Online, Usage and Activity Reports

    We need information on user with ID activity per site collection with URL, which user has opened, changed, synched, downloaded, published files within which site collection with URL. Currently the tenant admin report shows cumulative data: nr of files opened synched etc. per user, but not clear in which site collections and vice versa nr of files edited within a site collection but without information on the users. Users activity on particular site collection is indeed the most important usage statistic, in order to answer the simple question " who is using what in sharepoint".

    18 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. 18 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Enable SharePoint Online Usage Logging

    Please enable SharePoint Online usage logging on tenants or allow each tenant to disable or enable as needed.

    We are unable to determine when SharePoint Online sites have last had user activity on it. This will help as part of our overall governance process and perform some necessary cleanup of unused SharePoint Online sites. Microsoft resource confirmed this solution is disabled across all tenants. A powershell command - Get-SPOSite -limit all -Detailed | select * provides inaccurate information as a backend process can run and impact the last modified date.

    18 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Enable calendar overlays across site collections when using HNSC

    We've just converted the site collections at a client site from path-based site collections to host-named site collection and discovered that calendar with overlays of calendars from other site collections do not work once we've made the switch to HNSC.

    Please enable the ability to use calendar overlays using calendars stored in other host-named site collections. This is an issue with host-named site collections that is disappointing considering Microsoft is recommending the use of HNSC.

    18 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. 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…

    17 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Backup/Restore/High Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Increase the threshold to list views

    Currently, SharePoint Online has a threshold of 5000 items for a list view. While I, as a technical person, understand that the limit is to avoid performance penalties, the customers have a hard time understanding why SP is marketed as having the ability to store millions of records, but they can only manage 5000 items at once.

    Either increase the number or figure out a way to solve this limitation from the user's point of view. Saying "use search center" is not enough, as the users are expecting an Excel-like behavior to filter their information. Search, by definition, requires having…

    17 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. 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

    17 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Customizations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. make the roll up of Exchange calendar available for that of SharePoint Online.

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):Exchange の予定表を SharePoint Online の予定表に重ね合わせについて

    Regarding the Rollup of Exchange calendar with that of SharePoint Online.

    ■Description_JP (内容):Exchange の予定表を SharePoint Online の予定表に重ね合わせができるようにしてほしい。
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    I hope that the roll up of Exchange calendar is available for that of SharePoint Online.

    17 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Integration with Other products  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. SharePoint Online - Site Collection Creation Date (PowerShell)

    Many times we find out its important to us (IT) and our companies to know when a Site Collection was created and by using what account. the site owner can be changed, so its not useful for auditing

    17 votes
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    3 comments  ·  SharePoint PowerShell  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Why can't the URL to a SharePoint Online site be changed to a new domain name?

    Unfortunately with Office 365, if you merge with another company or change you company name, you have to start all over with a new billing account and manually migrate email and shared documents on SharePoint just to change a domain name. Many companies merge or change names. This should be easy.

    17 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Customizations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Permission Reporting Structure

    I would like a back-end reporting structure for permissions. It would be really helpful to be able to call up a user and see all of their permissions. I would also like to be able to update/change their permissions from this report as well (e.g., checkboxes).

    17 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Security  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Duplicate a site OR Save site as template

    Saving site as a template is only available in onpremise SharePoint. Being able to duplicate a site or save it as template is essential for SharePoint admins' productivity as it is needed to sometimes use the template of another site on a different project or to troubleshoot workflows or errors in SharePoint.

    16 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. Moderate, delete or amend comments on a Modern Page in SharePoint

    I want to be able to delete or manage comments posted on a modern page. Where can I find a list of comments to manage as an admin? I work in a school and this feature is unusable unless we are able to manage the comments that get posted on a page. Ideally, all comments should go through an approval process before being posted.

    16 votes
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  19. Add the ability to create a communication site on / instead of /sites/contoso

    It would be great to be able to create a communication site on / instead of /sites/contoso. Could you please add this ability?

    16 votes
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    5 comments  ·  SharePoint PowerShell  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Automatically synchronise Picture and other User Properties to Sharepoint Online

    Currently the User Profile synchronisation from Online AD is very limited and does not include the ability to map additional properties. At the very least I would like to see photos automatically synchronised.

    16 votes
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    1 comment  ·  User Profile Services  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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