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  1. Files on demand, automatic cleanup

    When using files on demand over time, OneDrive will start to sync a lot of files which after some time will become inactive. Today the user would have to right-click the OneDrive-folder and select Clean up in order to stop the sync of these files and delete the local files stored on the user's device.

    I propose a new optional feature. When files or folders have been inactive for a period of time (say 30 days) I would like OneDrive to automatically clean up, deleting the locally stored files and folders but still keeping them in the cloud.

    It should…

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      42 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • SYNC SHARED FOLDERS Without Duplicate Files!!

      Right now, syncing shared folders is a NIGHTMARE because of the duplicate files it creates. This is unfortunate because it creates more work than it's worth. I understand this is currently a design limitation, but if it could be fully supported and implemented to support syncing shared folders, I feel businesses everywhere that use OneDrive would benefit GREATLY!!
      This would allow users to access the files from the shared folder as they do now, as well as access the files from OneDrive cloud - and the changes would sync from either direction, thus allowing users in office and out of…

      178 votes
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        6 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • shared by me

        Could you add a menu "Shared by me" (similar as "Shared with me") in OneDrive web interface on the left side menu?

        More about the user need: on OneDrive, files and folder are shared "only you" by default but you can share files/folders hidden in folders or sub-folders which stay unshared. Over time it becomes very hard to see what you shared, thus having this page view of all files/folders "shared by me" would be very convenient for users...

        348 votes
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          4 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Allow substituting a drive letter for the OneDrive for business folder(s).

          We have a database that uses drive letters for folders. Using the "subst" command will do just that, substitute a drive letter for the long OneDrive path. However, this creates the folder "System Volume Information" - a hidden, read-only system folder that crashes OneDrive every time! Make OneDrive ignore system files! Allow a drive letter substitution for the long OneDrive path!

          32 votes
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            0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Ability for OneDrive Admins to Flag Folders as "Do Not Sync"

            Ability for OneDrive Administrators to flag some folders in individual users cloud based OneDrive for Business libraries as “do not sync” so that the end-user cannot check them in the Next Gen Sync Client (NGSC) for synchronization to their local machine. The NGSC should honor that attribute and show the folder as “greyed out” – possibly with a hover over pop-up message stating that the folder cannot be synchronized locally because of IT policy.

            Options should be available for bulk application to all users OneDrive folders by specifying a folder name (or folder name pattern) to be flagged as non-synchronizable,…

            256 votes
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              4 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Permission user folders

              Good work!
              We are testing the synchronization between different dividends in SharePoint linked to user accounts.
              We have encountered an unnecessary problem.
              When a user has no permissions for a folder, it appears with a red cross and sync message appears.

              In the mobile app, the folders for which the user is not authorized does not appear, so it should be.
              When do you plan to fix this?

              173 votes
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                5 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Enable searching users for the notification destination from items.

                *English follows Japanese

                ■Title(件名):アイテムから通知先ユーザーの検索を行えることを要望いたします。

                Enable searching users for the notification destination from items.
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                ■Description(内容):
                現在、通知の設定について、通​​知先に設定したユーザーからどのアイテムに通知設定を行っているか確認が行えるが、100名以上の単位に通知先を設定する予定のため、ユーザーから通知アイテムを検索するのでは、現実的な運用ではないです。
                そのため、​アイテムから通知先のユーザーを検索できる機能を実装して欲しいです。

                Currently, we know that you can check which item you are setting notification settings from the user you set as the notification destination. After this, we plan to set a destination of notification more than 100 users, so that searching for notification items from users takes a huge amount of effort.

                Therefore, I hope you to implement a function that can search users for notification destination from items.

                Thank you for your continued support.

                16 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Implement the feature to change the number of date specified to search for Office 365 audit logs.

                  *English follows Japanese

                  ■Title(件名):Office 365 監査ログの検索範囲として指定できる日数について

                  Implement the feature to change the number of date specified to search for Office 365 audit logs.
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                  ■Description_JP (内容):Office 365 監査ログの検索範囲として指定できる日数について、現在 90 日以内となっているが、範囲を変更できる機能、または 90 日以前のログを取得できる機能の実装を希望。 

                  I am aware of the current scope of search for Office 365 audit logs is limited within 90 days, but I hope the feature will be implemented to change the date scope or to acquire the logs prior 90 days.
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                  28 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • increase the file upload limit

                    Please increase the file upload limit from 15GB! With ever increasing file sizes from the media workflow, especially with 4K content, the 15GB limit can be quite a bummer at times!

                    112 votes
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                      4 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Disable sharing within tenants

                      We have several client companies. Our group work base is Office 365.
                      Therefore, I would like to migrate "personal file server" to Onedrive for Business.

                      However, since Onedrive for Business can not invalidate shared functions within the same tenant, that is a problem.

                      It is now possible to disable the "external sharing" function with external tenants, but please also make it possible to invalidate the "internal sharing" function as well.

                      13 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Enable selecting the destination freely when saving attachment files from Outlook 2016.

                        *English follows Japanese

                        ■Title(件名):Outlook 2016 から添付ファイルを OneDrive for Business 上の指定したフォルダーへ保存できるようにして欲しい

                        Enable selecting the destination freely when saving attachment files from Outlook 2016.
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                        ■Description(内容):
                         Outlook 2016 から添付ファイルを OneDrive に保存する際に、現在は保存先のフォルダーを指定する項目がなく、自動的に OneDrive for Business の上位の階層へ保存される。
                        この時、OneDrive for Business 上の任意のフォルダーへ添付ファイルを保存する機能を実装して欲しい。

                        I am concerned that the attachment file is automatically saved in the top hierarchy of OneDrive for Business when saving any attachment files from Outlook 2016, because there is no function available to specify the folder or the save destination at present.

                        In order to manage files more easily, please implement a function that allows the users to select the destination freely when…

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                          0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Add the feature to control the document of Files On-Demand sync by using PowerShell cmdlet.

                          *English follows Japanese

                          ■Title(件名):Files On-Demand 同期のドキュメントを PowerShell コマンドレットで制御したい

                          Add the feature to control the document of Files On-Demand sync by using PowerShell cmdlet.
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                          ■Description_JP (内容):
                          Files On-Demand で同期を実施した場合、エクスプローラー上でドキュメントを右クリックにて以下の操作が可能。
                          ・オンラインで表示
                          ・このデバイス上で常に保持する
                          ・空き領域を増やす
                          上述のファイルの状態の操作を、PowerShell コマンドレットにて制御できるように追加要望です。

                          I hope the feature will be added in order to control the following operations of file state by using PowerShell cmdlet:

                          ▪The operations that are possible to execute by the right-click of the document on Internet Explorer when performing the synchronization by Files On-Demand
                          -View Online
                          -Always retain in this device
                          -Free up space
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                          17 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Searching within OneDrive for Business allow for direct download - Already functions like this within free OneDrive

                            Searching within OneDrive for Business allow for direct download - Already functions like this within free OneDrive.

                            Searching within OneDrive (free) allows you to rightclick or tick a file to initiate direct download or other interactions without needing to open the file itself.
                            This feature is not present in OneDrive for Business. The context menu is missing unless you navigate through the file structure manually.
                            Please replicate the same functionality to OneDrive for Business.

                            15 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Improve the Accessibility to "Site Settings" in OneDrive for Business.

                              *English follows Japanese

                              ■Title(件名):OneDrive for Business の [サイトの設定] について

                              Improve the Accessibility to "Site Settings" in OneDrive for Business.
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                              ■Description(内容):
                              現在、ライセンスに SharePoint Online が含まれない、または含まれていても有効にしていない状態で OneDrive for Business を利用する際、[サイトの設定] にアクセスすることができなくなっている。設定内の機能には直接 URL を入力してアクセス可能だが、不便なので OneDrive for Business の画面のどこかにリンクを設置するなど、アクセスをし易くしてほしい。

                              We would inform you that we cannot access to the "Site Settings" without the license or permission of SharePoint Online when using OneDrive for Business. Although we can access the Settings by entering the URL directly, however, it does take a while to doing this process each time.

                              Please improve the accessibility by setting up a link somewhere on the screen of OneDrive for Business.

                              Thank…

                              17 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Allow selecting the destination of the [Share with me] Sync folder freely.

                                *English follows Japanese

                                ■Title(件名):同期フォルダーのアイコンと場所について

                                Allow selecting the destination of the [Share with me] Sync folder freely.
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                                ■Description(内容):
                                ​OneDrive for Business にて、 [Shared with me] 内のフォルダーを同期した際に、エクスプローラー内にビルのアイコンが作成される。このビルのアイコンを、タスクバーにも表示させられるようにしたい。また、[自分と共有] の同期フォルダーは、自分の OneDrive for Business の同期フォルダーと別の場所に作成されるが、同じ場所に作成することもできるよう、選択ができるようにして欲しい。

                                We recognized that building icons are automatically created in Explorer when synchronizing folders in [Shared with me] for OneDrive for Business.
                                I would like you to implement the feature in which the user can make displayed this building icon to the taskbar. In addition, the Sync folder of [Shared with me] is created in a different location of the personal OneDrive for Business Sync folder, but hope I would be able…

                                16 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Issue [http] as URL of items to share with the users in OneDrive for Business.

                                  *English follows Japanese

                                  ■Title(件名):OneDrive for Business の共有 URL について

                                  Issue [http] as URL of items to share with the users in OneDrive for Business.
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                                  ■Description(内容):
                                  コマンドプロンプトを使用して、OneDrive for Business 上のアイテムをダウンロードをさせたい。そのためには OneDrive for Business 上のアイテムの URL が [https] ではなく [http] でなければできないので、[http] の URL も発行可能にして欲しい。

                                  Lately, I am considering to use a Command prompt to indicate users about downloading items in OneDrive for Business.

                                  In order to deploy this scenario, the URL of the item on OneDrive for Business needs to be [http] instead of [https]. Therefore, I hope the feature will be improved to issue [http] as URL of items as well.

                                  Thank…

                                  13 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Local Disk Storage Limits

                                    Save our users from themselves.

                                    We desperately need a solution to limit how much data is synced to the local disk by the OneDrive Sync Client. In an Enterprise scenario, where it's beneficial to allow large amounts of storage in the cloud, there is often not enough local storage to accommodate a user's full data store. Selective sync doesn't satisfy organizational concerns about using up local disk space. Even files-on-demand is leaving a lot of trepidation at the management level. Users will typically just choose to sync everything without thinking of the consequences.

                                    I propose an enforceable policy (GPO or…

                                    27 votes
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                                      2 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Bulk seperate link generated for all the files inside a folder

                                      Bulk seperate link generated for all the files inside a folder (To a csv/excel/text)
                                      Scenario :
                                      I have 100 PDF files inside a folder named Certificates. Need to send Certificate 1 link to student 1 and so on. If I can have 100 links in one click to a file I can achieve sending mails with link easily with mail merge.
                                      So basically looking for an option to generate separate links for each files in a folder with one click listed of generating link for each files separately

                                      14 votes
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                                        2 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Provide the Collaborative Editing function stably on Excel client.

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                                        ■Title(件名):Excel の共同編集について

                                        Provide the Collaborative Editing function stably on Excel client.
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                                        ■Description(内容):
                                        Excel クライアントでの共同編集機能を使用しているが、作業内容を保存できませんでしたとメッセージが表示され、時間をかけて更新した内容がそのまま破棄されてしまい、やり直しになってしまうことがある。
                                        動作がまだまだ不安定で業務に支障が生じるので、急ぎ動作の安定性を上げてもらいたい。

                                        Now we are using the Collaborative Editing function in the Excel Client, however, an error message "Unable to save work due to errors" is frequently displayed. What are we concerned about is the occurrence of this events requires the users to redo the same work because due to the updated contents are discarded. Since the collaborative editing function is still unstable to use, it affects our business operation by now.

                                        Consequently, we hope the feature will be improved to provide the…

                                        13 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Improve the sharing OneDrive for Business.

                                          *English follows Japanese

                                          ■Title(件名):OneDrive for Business での共有について

                                          Improve the sharing OneDrive for Business.
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                                          ■Description_JP (内容):OneDrive for Business にて、[特定のユーザー] という設定で共有設定をすると、共有アイテムにアクセスする際、Microsoft アカウントか、Office 365 アカウントを使用してのサインインが必要になる。共有相手がアカウントを持っているとは限らないのと、取得の手間を考えると、他の方法で認証できるようにして欲しい。

                                          In case I get accessed the shared items in OneDrive for Business after the sharing setting using the [Specific User], The sigh-in used by Microsoft account or Office 365 account is requested. However, not all the shared users have their own accounts and acquiring those accounts takes a lot of trouble. Therefore, I hope that the [Specific User] will be authenticated by other methods.
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