Thanks for your feedback! Just a note to let you know that we’re building your suggestion now. We plan to increase availability to this feature as we continue improving the tech, and ensuring a smooth experience across Office 365 following the URL changes in SharePoint Online.SethE supported this idea ·SethE commented
This is a huge requirement, as not only renames can happen, but this has impacted our ability to provide a reproducible test of Microsoft's site collection backups. Currently, without being able to restore a site collection to a new URL or change the URL of the existing site collection, there is now way to verifiably demonstrate that backups did not have any loss of fidelity in industries that have regulatory requirements. This is has impacted financial services clients of mine significantly.