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  1. 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.

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      2 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Fix "a newer version is installed" and OneDrive failure to launch with version mismatch with roaming profiles

      Please fix compatibility issues with Roaming Profiles

      Scenario 1 – can’t install NGSC on a second computer after update

      The automatic update not only updates the OneDrive.exe in the local profile, but also the registry, which roams with the user. When the user logs onto a new computer and NGSC tries to run OneDriveSetup for the user, it sees the registry key and delivers a message saying a newer version is installed. By deleting HKCU\Software\Microsoft\OneDrive, NGSC will install.

      Scenario 2 – registry version mismatch between updated and non-updated OneDrive.exe when roaming

      If NGSC installs for the user on a second…

      87 votes
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        10 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Regarding time zone settings of personal site

        I would like a function that allows administrators to either batch-set the time zones of individual user's personal sites or to synchronize the site time zone with the location information in the user profile. We have a lot of users who aren`t overly knowledgeable about computers and thus our administrators are spending a lot of their time responding to related inquiries. There surely are a lot of companies who`s employees are usually all working in the same region, and so it`s quite inconvenient to have te time zone by default set to PST and every employee having to adjust their…

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          4 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Managing deleted One Drive (Sharepoint Document) files

          We have multiple users connected one SharePoint site and we use this sites to share documents. Due to our operational requirements we need to keep our files in the desktop PC. Therefore all the users in the organization we keep our files in the PC using OneDrive client.

          The issue is when a file get deleted from one end its effecting all other users in the network by moving all the deleted files to their desktop recycle bin. Which creates huge space of deleted files and make all the users to clean their recycle bin quite often. (For us avg…

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            7 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • OneDrive Auto Save Tab for Business Accounts

            Could you please provide an Auto Save tab for OneDrive business accounts. I have a PC that is my business only PC, but I do not get the Auto Save tab, like I do with a personal account. I do not want to save anything on my local drive!

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              7 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Enterprise level management of OneDrive using GPO

              I suggest you make OneDrive more “enterprise ready”. We are in the planning stages for moving user documents to OneDrive but there are glaring limitations compared to using Windows based local shares. Here is a list of requirements if we were to seek out a 1:1 match for what we do now:

              1. Make all OneDrive settings controllable via GPO. Without it, deployment is a non-starter given the number of workstations that we need to visit.

              2. Use a folder redirection method to access OneDrive as the default. Sync should be secondary. This will solve a few problems. One is…

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                4 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Fix "Shared with Me" 'Duplicates' in View

                In OneDrive for Business today the Shared with Me view is at times difficult to follow for some users and results in 'duplicate' entries.

                Here is the simple scenario for Users1 and Users2:

                In User2 Documents folder create the following simple structure where the names are self-describing:

                Documents\Folder_Shared_Edit_with_User1

                Documents\Folder_Shared_Edit_with_User1\File_OwnedBy_User2_Shared_Edit_with_User1

                Documents\Folder_Shared_Edit_with_User1\File_OwnedBy_User2_Shared_View_with_User1

                After a while the Crawler will re-index the User1 Shared with Me view. In addition to showing the primary entry:

                Folder_Shared_Edit_with_User1

                It will also show:

                File_OwnedBy_User2_Shared_View_with_User1

                This is duplicated if you drill into the shared folder. End users and customers do not like seeing this and it appears to be…

                81 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Prevent ODB users from emptying the second stage recycling bin

                  My understanding is that when a document is deleted from a document library it goes into Trash for 93 days. After this 93 days documents get moved to the second stage recycling bin for a further 93 days. Therefore a deleted document is only truly deleted after 186 days (unless someone empties the recycling bin manually). The second stage recycling bin is only accessible by site collection administrators.

                  This is all well and good but what about OneDrive for business recycling bins. They follow the same policy 93 + 93 days, but in this instance the user is a Site…

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                    0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Allow OneDrive to sync to a folder that already exists

                    This would be helpful in a corporate environment so that you could redirect your user folders to your OneDrive for business folder (Desktop / Documents / ETC) with GPO and have them sync their user files to the cloud automatically. Then in the case of a lost/Stolen and possibly Cryptolocked laptop you can retrieve the users files without effecting their ability to use them when not in the office.

                    A previous version actually allowed for this to work, however the newest version (17.3.6381.0405) stops you from using a folder that already exists.

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                      4 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Provide the ability to set an alert in OneDrive for Business from the Standard view (not the Classic OneDrive)

                      Provide the ability to set an alert in OneDrive for Business from the Standard view (not the Classic OneDrive). Each folder or document should have the ability to have a “follow” or “alert” associated with it, without having to go to the “classic OneDrive”. Utilize a “right-mouse” button to allow for the “alert” or “follow” function.

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                        4 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Provide the setting that enables displaying a preview first when opening Office Online files.

                        *English follows Japanese

                        ■Title(件名):
                        MC131670 について

                        Provide the setting that enables displaying a preview first when opening Office Online files.

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                        ■Description(内容):
                        MC131670 について Office Online のファイルを開いた際の動作として、従来のプレビュー画面を先に表示するようにする設定を提供してほしい

                        There is something I would like to ask you about the behavior when opening the Office Online file described in MC 131670.I hope the setting will be available that enables displaying a preview first when opening Office Online files as before.

                        Thank you for your consideration.

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                          0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Prevent user from desynchronizing some folders

                          It is recommended by Microsoft to redirect "Known folders" to OneDrive for Business.

                          Source Microsoft: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Redirect-known-folders-to-OneDrive-for-Business-e1b3963c-7c6c-4694-9f2f-fb8005d9ef12?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US

                          Desynchronizing a folder on OneDrive also removes it from the computer. This behavior generates side effects when desynchronizing "System/Known folders" (ex: Desktop)

                          Is there any plan for adding a GPO that could prevent users from desynchronizing some of their folders ?

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                            0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Preserve file dates while syncing

                            OneDrive for Business sync client(s) should preserve creation- and modification dates when files are added to the library.

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                              4 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • OneDrive for Business and Windows Terminal Servers

                              I would like better integration with Windows Terminal Services. You have to create user rights in Office365 and Terminal Services if the files are housed in a drive other than C: on the terminal server. This is of course double work. The other option is to load OneDrive in the user profiles on the C:. This avoids the need to manage rights on the terminal server and only through Office365, but it saves the files multiple times and eats up space. There should be a way to control rights only through Office365 and save the file only once on the…

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                                6 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Photo album in Ondrive for business

                                Please add the photo management that is available in onedrive personal to Ondrive for business!
                                Now I pay and I dont have the features!!

                                73 votes
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                                  8 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Request for setting of automatic synchronization of OS standard folder

                                  For synchronization of OS standard folders like My Documents, Desktop etc., Please make it easy for administrator or user to set up. For example, it is very convenient if there is a method such as preparing a check box.
                                  Since I also confirmed that it is implemented in other cloud storage services like iCloud (function is limited but, iCloud can select the sync target by check box ), I'd like you to implement it on OD4B as well.

                                  72 votes
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                                    2 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Implement the function of the automatically uploading images to OneDrive for Business.

                                    I am assuming that the function of the uploading images automatically to OneDrive for Consumers is the available feature so far. I also hope this feature will be implemented enables automatic uploading photos taken by iPhone to OneDrive for Business directly.

                                    72 votes
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                                      1 comment  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Chromebook: Office Online Extension, button "Save to OneDrive" to Business Onedrive

                                      If you install the Office Online Extension for you're chromebook
                                      https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/office-online/ndjpnladcallmjemlbaebfadecfhkepb

                                      And you open a Word document on the web it opens in a webviewer Example:
                                      https://view.officeapps.live.com/op/view.aspx?src=http://www.snee.com/xml/xslt/sample.doc

                                      If you want to Save the file to you're business account with the Save to OneDrive button than you only can login with you're personal account. Please fix it, that you also can login with you're business account!

                                      71 votes
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                                        1 comment  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Camera upload for business account

                                        Please integrate camera upload for on drive business accounts. The most useful stuff that you guys have not implemented.

                                        69 votes
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                                          5 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!

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