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Stop constant authentication prompts with mapped drives

When we map a document library with SharePoint, we need an active security token which expires after 7-8 hours. This means we need to reauthenticate EVERY DAY we want to access a mapped drive - OK for technically-savvy users, not so much for everyone else!

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      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        limitations of SharePoint online are getting worse everyday.
        1-View in File explorer option available only in internet explorer.
        2- You cannot upload folders to SharePoint online document libraries via internet explorer while you can upload folders with Chrome. Edgeand some other web browsers.
        3-Mapped SharePoint Drivers disconnects everday- every restart of computer.

        4-You can sync maximum 5.000 items with one drive business app for each team site document library. 20.000 items for all SharePoint online site. We would like to use use OneDrive app but sync limitation does not allow us to sycn over 5000 items.

        Mapping a SharePoint online document library to a computer is very useful. Plus you dont have to deal with sync issues. Lastly you dont have to download whole document library to user devices. Imagine a organization with 400 users.

        I am sure Microsoft Dev team aware of this problems. Please put your hands under stone and provide us a more user friendly tool.

        Thank you.

      • Harry Nudel commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Stop constant authentication prompts with mapped drives ...
        sharepoint.uservoice.com
        When we map a document library with SharePoint, we need an active security token which expires after 7-8 hours. This means we need to reauthenticate EVERY DAY we want ...

      • Niklas commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Why dont Microsoft get the dev team to fix a software agent that keeps the connection logged in!!

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