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  1. 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?

    147 votes
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      4 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,…

      106 votes
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        3 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...

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          2 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Improve the feature of synchronizing more than 100,000 items on a stable basis for OneDrive.

          I am aware of the behavior the restriction mentioned that the sync performance will possibly deteriorate when the stored items in the library exceed 100,000 items more. However, I need to operate this process frequently so that I wish the feature will be improved enables sync more than 100,000 items on a stable basis as soon as possible.

          Although I have concerns about if the synchronization is going to be impossible to proceed unexpectly, but so as MS described as "We are working on optimization of OneDrive to improve processing of many Libraries." below the Reference information.

          Title: Restrictions on…

          229 votes
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            11 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Allow the user to set/select the languages for a sharing notification email when sending to the recipient by the setting.

            Currently, I am aware of the behavior that the sharing notification is sent to the user automatically in the language of recipient's settings. I hope the language of the sharing notification email can be selected freely by the user who shared documents or folders.

            269 votes
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              1 comment  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Dashboard of All OneDrive Client Statuses

              When looking at users who work in many locations across our organization, it would be helpful to have a centralized dashboard to look at what clients are syncing and include the following information: last time client synchronized, are there files that are failing to upload/download and the status of the client (sync pending, sync complete, etc.).

              127 votes
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                5 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Enable sync client (NGSC) to allow editable syncing of document libraries with secondary versions turned on

                Comparable to the described problems in this post https://onedrive.uservoice.com/forums/262982-onedrive/suggestions/17864110-enable-sync-client-to-allow-editable-synching-of-t the NGSC is not able to sync libraries (neither SharePoint nor O365-Groups), that have secondary versions turned on. The synced files are write protected and can’t be edited by library owners or other write-permitted users.
                This really restricts the possibilities in scenarios where companies use the secondary-versioning and publishing-to-full-version-feature to secure the presentation of content in document libraries and keep content-producers productive.

                783 votes
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                  12 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • implement the feature enabling to restrict internal file share.

                  *English follows Japanese

                  ■件名 : 内部ユーザー同士の共有を制限したい
                  ■内容: OneDrive for Business において、テナント内のユーザー間のファイルの共有を制限したい。社内のユーザー間であっても、安易に共有が行われてしまうことによって漏洩のリスクが高まります。管理者によってい制御ができるよう、テナント内のユーザー同士のファイル共有を制限する機能を要望します。
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                  I am thinking of sharing the files among the users of OneDrive for Business's tenant. At this moment, there is a possibility that the data leak might be caused by a simple share even within company user, and therefore I hope the feature to be available that could enable to make a limit on the file share among the users of a tenant so that an admin could execute the restriction for shared files.

                  28 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • I want to change the owner of an excel file in OneDrive for Business !

                    I want to change the owner of an excel file in OneDrive for Business !
                    If an employee will leave the company and he is the owner of an excel file that a lot of people use it, I think this is a must !

                    43 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Enable sync client to allow editable synching of team sites with mandatory metadata columns

                      As at 23rd Jan 2017 the newly relased One Drive for Business synch client enables synching of Team sites BUT if any libraries have mandatory meta data or require check out, the synched folder/library is read only. This cripples collaboration by teams on documents. This needs to be fixed

                      812 votes
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                        62 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • add the feature enabling to hide the information about the function change across OneDrive for Business sites.

                        *English follows Japanese

                        ■件名 :サイト全体に関する機能変更について
                        ■内容: サイト全体に関する機能の追加や変更がある場合、企業側にて管理統制がしやすいように、既定で非表示に設定する機能を搭載してほしい
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                        In case of the addition and change for the features across the sites, I hope the additional feature to be available that could enable a company to hide the details by default so that it could execute its own management control .

                        13 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Make OneDrive for Mac to work with Office365-Hosting in Germany

                          To mount OneDrive on a Mac as a webdrive you need thirdparty software like ExpanDrive or Cloudmounter. But all these programms do not work with the authentification when the data is hosted in the German T-Systems datacenter.

                          15 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • enable me to check OneDrive for Business's zip compressed items directly via a browser.

                            *English follows Japanese

                            ■件名 :OneDrive for Business 上のzip圧縮アイテムを直接ブラウザーから確認したい
                            ■内容:OneDrive for Business 上にアップロードされたzip圧縮アイテムをブラウザーから確認する場合、一度ローカルにダウンロードされる動作となり、直接確認が行えない。ブラウザー上で直接閲覧、プレビュー表示できるよう追加要望です。また、モバイル端末でもブラウザー上から直後閲覧できるように併せて追加要望です。 
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                            I am currently unable to confirm the zip compressed items once uploaded into OneDrive for Business directly through the browser due to the behavior prompting me to download the items into local. Therefore, I hope the additional feature to be available that could enable to use the preview display. Additionally, I hope that I will be able to view the items on the browser along with a mobile device.

                            10 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • enable the setting of expiration date when sharing with specific users.

                              *English follows Japanese

                              ■件名 :特定のユーザーに共有をする時に、有効期限を設定できるようにしてほしい。

                              ■内容: 現在、認証を必要としない “すべてのユーザー” への共有の場合のみ有効期限を設定できるが、特定のユーザー宛に共有する際も有効期限を設定し、設定した日を経過すると自動で共有が切れるようしたい。
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                              I am currently aware of the setting of expiration date enabled only for share with "Everyone" whose authentication is not required. My hope is that I will be able to set the expiration date even when sharing among specific users so that automatic termination could be performed when its date once set expires.

                              11 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • onedrive sync group policy

                                Allow control of ALL Onedrive settings via Group Policy. This seems ridiculous that I have to request this as a feature. However, the new OneDrive client is great that it has the granular control in place to control both upload and download limits. The fact that you can't control this via a GPO is ridiculous. I am trying so hard to find registry settings that correlate to these but can not. PLEASE ADD THIS SOON! The bandwidth issues are killing us here with a 50Mbps pipe and almost all is due to OneDrive syncing.

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                                  2 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Change color of OneDrive maps

                                  It would be great if you could change the color of Onedrive folders to easily find among their files. Wish it could work in both iOs and Windows environments. This feature is available in Google Drive and is very handy.

                                  Sincerely, Kristofer Wangefjord

                                  17 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • improve the Excel file's behavior that the numbers are automatically shown in the name of the Excel file once edited.

                                    *English follows Japanese

                                    ■件名 : OneNote 2016 の動作について
                                    ■内容: OneNote 2016のページ内に、Excel ファイルを添付すると、その Excel ファイルを開くたびに自動的にファイル名末尾に数字が加わる。編集後保存をする際にファイル名が変わってしまうことになるので、都度修正する手間がかっている。Word や PowerPoint で同様の動作はなく、Excel のみで発生しているので、自動でファイル名に数字が追加されないようにして欲しい。
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                                    In case I attach the Excel file into the page of OneNote 2016, I find the numbers automatically added into the end of the file name every time I open its file. This causes me a trouble in fixing this incident
                                    because the file name turn out to be another one when saving its file after the edit. Besides, this behavior does emerge only within Excel as opposed to Word or PowerPoint, and therefore I hope the Excel file's behavior to be…

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                                      0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Implement the "Notifications Feature" in the modern UI as well.

                                      Previously, there was a function to notify the users by email when items has been changed in the classic UI. By the way, I assume that this function is not available in the modern UI at the moment. It is a little inconvenient for us due to we frequently used the function so far. Therefore, I hope the feature of " Notifications" will be implemented in the modern UI as quickly as possible.

                                      55 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • implement the feature to arrange the pics along with shooting dates and time.

                                        *English follows Japanese

                                        ■件名 :OneDrive for Business 上でのファイルの整理について
                                        ■内容: OneDrive for Business 上に写真をアップロードしてブラウザーからアクセスすると、アップロードの日時順に並ぶ動作になっているが、写真データに保持されている撮影日時順に並べ整理をしたい。ブラウザーで表示する際に、アップロード日時以外にファイルが保持する情報を使用して並べ替えができる機能を実装してほしい。
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                                        I am thinking of arranging some uploaded pictures in the order of the shooting dates and time once retained in their data as opposed to the behavior occurring due to the order of the uploaded dates when getting accessed the pics via a browser after uploading them into OneDrive for Business. To display the uploaded pictures on OneDrive for Business browser, I hope the feature to be implemented that could enable to arrange them along with the details about picture files once uploaded, instead of sorting them…

                                        14 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Enable syncing of files across O365 organizations

                                          Many customers wan't the option to collaborate with OneDrive cross o365 organization, and have the option to sync the shared files with OneDrive. Right now you are only able to sync files shared within your own o365 organization. Right now the only option is to browse to the shared link and access the files. Trying to use "sync" will result in an error in OneDrive (next gen sync client) as shown in attached file.

                                          466 votes
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